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Fachwerk and Sonnengesang: Two important Gubaidulina premieres in Serbia and Norway
Fachwerk and Sonnengesang: Two important Gubaidulina premieres in Serbia and Norway
On two consecutive days there will be significant Gubaidulina premieres on the one hand of the Bayan concert "Fachwerk" in Belgrade (Serbia) and "Sonnengesang" for violoncello ...
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Two instrumental works by Grigori Frid in German premiere
Two instrumental works by Grigori Frid in German premiere
On May 8, 2018, the German premiere of the two instrumental works Inventions for string orchestra and Symphony No. 3 for string orchestra and timpani by Grigori Frid will take place in Ingolstadt ....
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40th anniversary of the death of Aram Khachaturian
40th anniversary of the death of Aram Khachaturian
Aram Khachaturjan\'s music is unique, vibrant and multi-colored. There are no doubt that the main reasons for this lie in the Armenian homeland of the composer, whose folklore and its history ...
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Johannes X. Schachtner's song Remember the trout will be premiered in Saarbrcken
Johannes X. Schachtner's song Remember the trout will be premiered in Saarbrcken
The pianist Silke Avenhaus inspired an examination of Schubert\'s Trout Quintet by five contemporary composers. Even before this composition of the group of authors with contributions by Ferran...
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Lady Macbeth of Mzensk resumed at London's Royal Opera House Covent Garden
On April 12, 2018, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London resumed the Shostakovich opera "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" in the production of Richard Jones, after it has not been shown ...
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Hanswurstiade with Puppet Show by Johannes X. Schachtner
Hanswurstiade with Puppet Show by Johannes X. Schachtner
The Ensemble Blauer Reiter under the direction of Armando Merino will perform the world premiere of "Hanswurstiade" for 2 singers, 2 puppeteers and ensemble by Johannes X. Schachtner...
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German first performance of Rudolf Barschais adaption of The Art of the Fugue
German first performance of Rudolf Barschais adaption of The Art of the Fugue
The Russian conductor and violist Rudolf Barschai crowned his lifes work with the orchestral treatment of Johann Sebastian Bachs "The Art of the Fugue" for solo instruments ...
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Moritz Eggert's homage to the passion for collecting: world premiere of
Moritz Eggert's homage to the passion for collecting: world premiere of
Collecting is a human passion. Or better said, it was a prerequisite for survival from the beginning of our development. The hunter-gatherer past has left its mark on our behavior. The composer ...
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Shostakovich and Prokofiev in the ProArte program 2018/2019
Konzertdirektion Goette in Hamburg presented the new season program 2018/2019. World-class orchestras such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra with conductor Andris Nelsons (5.9.18) and the Berlin ...
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It Takes Two for Flute and Tympani by Moritz Eggert
It Takes Two for Flute and Tympani by Moritz Eggert
Martina Overlper, flute, and Arend Weitzel, tympani, will be the soloists at the world premiere of Moritz Eggerts It Takes Two for flute and tympani on 15 April 2018 in ...
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The ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna has recorded four works by Wenchen Qin
The ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna has recorded four works by Wenchen Qin
The production of four works by the Chinese composer Wenchen Qin by the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna dates back two years. At the beginning of March 2016, ORF had decided to include the...
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Four premieres of Prokofiev ballets in the second half of April
Four premieres of Prokofiev ballets in the second half of April
The two ballet classics "Romeo and Juliet" and "Cinderella" by Sergei Prokofiev celebrate on the same day, namely April 14, 2018, at the Theater Chemnitz and Theater Hagen ...
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New Book on Peter Ruzicka from the edition text+kritik
New Book on Peter Ruzicka from the edition text+kritik
At the same time as the world premiere of the new opera BENJAMIN at the Hamburg State Opera on 3 June 2018 and the composers 70th birthday on 3 July 2018, the volume "Peter Ruzicka ...
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Austrian Premiere of Sofia Gubaidulinas The Pilgrims at the Salzburg Easter Festival
Austrian Premiere of Sofia Gubaidulinas The Pilgrims at the Salzburg Easter Festival
One of the central concert events of the year 2015 was the world premiere of Sofia Gubaidulinas work The Pilgrims for violin, double bass, piano and two percussionists with the ...
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John Neumeier's Anna Karenina with music by Alfred Schnittke at the Bolshoi Theater Moscow
John Neumeier's Anna Karenina with music by Alfred Schnittke at the Bolshoi Theater Moscow
John Neumeier\'s ballet "Anna Karenina" will be shown on March 23, 2018 on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. The star ballerina of the Bolshoi Ballet Svetlana Sakharova dances ...
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Sofia Gubaidulina's Violin Concerto Dialogue: I and You
Sofia Gubaidulina's Violin Concerto Dialogue: I and You
The Trans-Siberian Art Festival commissioned the composer Sofia Gubaidulina to compose a new work for violin and orchestra. The violinist and violinist Vadim Repin, who is close to Gubaidulina,...
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World premiere of Claus-Steffen Mahnkopfs Atsiminimas for bass flute in Chicago
World premiere of Claus-Steffen Mahnkopfs Atsiminimas for bass flute in Chicago
Both the alto, the bass and the contrabass flutes, all special forms of the flute, are often used in contemporary music because of their large differences in timbre. Not only the pitch differences,...
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Brahms Parergon in the eyes of Johannes X. Schachtner
Brahms Parergon in the eyes of Johannes X. Schachtner
The German Requiem of Johannes Brahms is one of the great monoliths of music history. Indeed, beyond its sheer musical quality, this Requiem moves people so strongly...
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Lera Auerbach Performs the World Premiere of Her Own Piano Cycle
Lera Auerbach Performs the World Premiere of Her Own Piano Cycle
In response to a commission from the San Francisco Performances, Lera Auerbach has written a piano cycle the world premiere of which she will herself perform on 27 March 2018 in San Francisco....
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Dejan Lazics Ingenious Adaptation of Brahms Violin Concerto for Piano in Finland
Dejan Lazics Ingenious Adaptation of Brahms Violin Concerto for Piano in Finland
The adaptor Dejan Lazic will be the piano soloist at the Finnish premiere of his adaptation of Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto for piano and orchestra on 16 March 2018 in Tampere. Lazic will ...
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Shostakovichs Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk at the Antonn Dvork Theatre in Ostrava
Dmitri Shostakovichs opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk in a production by Jiri Nekvasil will be premiered in Ostrava at the Antonn Dvork Theatre on 8 March 2018. Jakub ...
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Delta Piano Trio with Recordings of Lera Auerbach and Dmitri Shostakovich
Delta Piano Trio with Recordings of Lera Auerbach and Dmitri Shostakovich
The Delta Piano Trio, founded in 2013 in Salzburg, has made a recording for the Odradek label including the Russian-American composer Lera Auerbachs Piano Trios Nos. 1 and 2 Triptych ...
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Ballet Production The Piano with Works of Schnittke and Shostakovich in New Zealand
The ballet The Piano with works by Alfred Schnittke and Dmitri Shostakovich in a choreography by Kiri Bubenicek will receive its premiere on 23 February 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand....
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The German Edition of the Russian Piano School Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
The German Edition of the Russian Piano School Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
The German version of the Russian Piano School, the most important pedagogical work for pianists, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. This method, published in many individual volumes and with...
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Michaela Rea Catranis Wins the TONALi18 Composition Prize
Michaela Rea Catranis Wins the TONALi18 Composition Prize
The winner of the TONALi18 Composition Prize is the composer Michaela Rea Catranis, born in 1985 in Princeton, New Jersey (USA). Her six-minute work for violoncello solo Jeita will be ...
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Grammy in 2018 for Manfred Honeck's recording of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Grammy in 2018 for Manfred Honeck's recording of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
On the night of January 29, 2018, the winners of the Grammys 2018 were announced. The recording of our work Symphony No. 5 op. 47 by Dmitri Shostakovich with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra...
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Mama Loo - The Big Les Humphries Party in Hamburgs Engelsaal
Mama Loo - The Big Les Humphries Party in Hamburgs Engelsaal
The first Les Humphries musical in the history of the musical will be celebrating its world premiere on 9 February 2018 at the Engelsaal in Hamburg. The premiere will attract numerous fans of the ...
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