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Gerald Reschs Hanni. Monologue with music after Franzobel in Linz
Gerald Reschs Hanni. Monologue with music after Franzobel in Linz
In his monologue with music Hanni, Gerald Resch turns to material by the Austrian writer Franzobel. The author's texts, which range between experimentation and Dadaism, humour, contemporary but...
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Ballet Fairy Tale / Mrchen with music by Khachaturian and Shostakovich in Leipzig
Ballet Fairy Tale / Mrchen with music by Khachaturian and Shostakovich in Leipzig
How often are excerpts from Dmitri Shostakovichs ballet suites and Aram Khachaturyan's incidental music to Masquerade by Mikhail Lermontov used as background music in scenic works of other...
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12th Shostakovich Days Gohrisch 2021 featuring premieres and first performances
12th Shostakovich Days Gohrisch 2021 featuring premieres and first performances
On 24 June 2021, the International Shostakovich Days Gohrisch will begin this time, as an exception due to Corona, at the Festspielhaus (Festival Theatre) Hellerau (near Dresden).
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Americas Guitar Duo starts concert series with guitar works by Sofia Gubaidulina
Americas Guitar Duo starts concert series with guitar works by Sofia Gubaidulina
The Americas Guitar Duo will start their Gubaidulina concert series in Essen on June 12, 2021 on the occasion of Sofia Gubaidulina's upcoming 90th birthday.
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Live stream of Osmo Tapio Rihls (G) astronomia for violin and speaker on YouTube
Live stream of Osmo Tapio Rihls (G) astronomia for violin and speaker on YouTube
The violinist Maria Puusaari will play the piece (G) astronomia for violin and speaker by the Finnish composer
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Enchanting film score The Silly Little Mouse by Shostakovich in a new arrangement
Enchanting film score The Silly Little Mouse by Shostakovich in a new arrangement
Dmitri Shostakovichs score for the 1939 animated film The Silly Little Mouse is lost.
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Elisaveta Blumina records piano works by Grigori Frid for Naxos
Elisaveta Blumina records piano works by Grigori Frid for Naxos
The pianist Elisaveta Blumina has recorded a CD featuring various piano works by Grigori Frid on the NAXOS label.
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Piano Quartet movement by Dmitri Shostakovich in Hamburg Ballet Lonely Attachment
Piano Quartet movement by Dmitri Shostakovich in Hamburg Ballet Lonely Attachment
With DisTanz, the Bundesjugendballett not only opened its season in Hamburg with a new cast, but also celebrated its first performance in a theatre ...
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Jri Reinveres Nocturne Maria Anna, awake, in the next room for orchestra
Jri Reinveres Nocturne Maria Anna, awake, in the next room for orchestra
The renowned Mozart Festival Wrzburg has begun. As artistic director Evelyn Meining reported in a feature on ZDFs heute journal, they had been working on ...
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Spectacular performance series by the Minguet Quartet of quartets by Sofia Gubaidulina
Spectacular performance series by the Minguet Quartet of quartets by Sofia Gubaidulina
On 2 June 2021, the Minguet Quartet is to begin a large-scale series of performances of string quartets by Sofia Gubaidulina. The Gubaidulina Project 2021/22 is scheduled to include 14 performances...
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20th anniversary of the death of Nikolai Korndorf
Nikolai Korndorf Nikolai Korndorf was born in Moscow on 23 January 1947. Like many composers of his generation, such as Alfred Schnittke and Sofia Gubaidulina (both of whom had emigrated to...
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Peter Ruzickas Beethoven dedication ZUSCHREIBUNG to be premiered by the TONALi Orchestra
Peter Ruzickas Beethoven dedication ZUSCHREIBUNG to be premiered by the TONALi Orchestra
Peter Ruzicka's dedication composition ZUSCHREIBUNG was supposed to have been premiered by the TONALi Orchestra in the summer of 2020 in the Beethoven Year 2020.
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Final version of grid / index [I] to be premiered in Basel
Final version of grid / index [I] to be premiered in Basel
Marko Nikodijevs grid / index [I] is to be premiered in a new, as the composer says, final version on 2 June 2021 by the Swiss Hyper Duo and the composer himself (Electronica) in Basel.
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Italian premiere of Lera Auerbachs Diabellical Waltz with Rudolf Buchbinder
Italian premiere of Lera Auerbachs Diabellical Waltz with Rudolf Buchbinder
Due to corona, the planned international premieres of Rudolf Buchbinders ambitious project Diabelli 2020 could only be realised, to a limited extent, after the premiere in March 2020. ...
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Opera Award 2021 for Shostakovichs Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Birmingham
Opera Award 2021 for Shostakovichs Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Birmingham
Graham Vicks stirring production of Dmitri Shostakovichs opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, presented by the Birmingham Opera Company, has been awarded the Opera Award 2021. ...
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Phenomenal Stream of Sofia Gubaidulinas Fantasy on the Theme S-H-E-A at the Hamburg Music Festival
Phenomenal Stream of Sofia Gubaidulinas Fantasy on the Theme S-H-E-A at the Hamburg Music Festival
The piano duo Shalamov had already made a video recording of their German premiere performance of Sofia Gubaidulinas Fantasy on the Theme S-H-E-A in the Small Hall of the Elbphilharmonie on 7...
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Estonian composer Ester Mgi passes away at the age of 99 on 14 May 2021
On 10 January 2021, the Estonian symphonist and gifted chamber music composer Ester Mgi was celebrated by the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra on the occasion of her 99th birthday. ...
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RBB Kultur broadcasts interviews with Peter Ruzicka and recordings from recent years
RBB Kultur broadcasts interviews with Peter Ruzicka and recordings from recent years
The journalist Margarete Zander and Peter Ruzicka produced a one-hour program for RBB Kultur, in which newer recordings in particular are presented and commented on in an interview ...
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Deutschlandfunk broadcast featuring four works by Xiaoyong Chen
Deutschlandfunk broadcast featuring four works by Xiaoyong Chen
On Deutschlandfunk, Chen's ensemble works Qian & Yan for mixed ensemble, Speechlessness, Clearness and Ease ...
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Gerald Reschs 3rd string quartet attacca released on CD
Gerald Reschs 3rd string quartet attacca released on CD
The Aris Quartet has released the world premiere recording of Gerald Reschs string quartet No. 3 attacca ...
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Quintet works by Grigori Frid released on CD by Capriccio
Quintet works by Grigori Frid released on CD by Capriccio
A CD featuring two quintet works by Grigori Frid (1919-1998) has just been released on the Capriccio label.
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Szczecin ballet premiere of Ludwig Minkus Don Quixote
Szczecin ballet premiere of Ludwig Minkus Don Quixote
Making a virtue out of necessity, the Opera in Szczecin Castle is to present its new ballet production of Don Quixote to the music of Ludwig Minkus and John Lanchbery, choreographed by Anna Hop,...
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Frederick Ashtons legendary choreography of Sergei Prokofievs Cinderella on DVD at Opus Arte
Frederick Ashtons legendary choreography of Sergei Prokofievs Cinderella on DVD at Opus Arte
There are countless choreographies of Sergei Prokofievs legendary ballet classic Cinderella.
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Marcin Danilewski releases Krzysztof Meyers Capriccio interrotto and a first recording of the Six Preludes for solo violin on CD
Marcin Danilewski releases Krzysztof Meyers Capriccio interrotto and a first recording of the Six Preludes for solo violin on CD
The Polish composer Krzysztof Meyer, who now lives in Germany, once stated a few years ago that the time had come to never discover melody.
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Nicholas Angelich releases Prokofiev album featuring 8th piano sonata and Visions fugitives
Nicholas Angelich releases Prokofiev album featuring 8th piano sonata and Visions fugitives
The American pianist Nicholas Angelich highly praised for his fine filigree work, as the newspaper WELT once put it, has dedicated an album of his own to Sergei Prokofiev on the Erato label ...
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Unbridled energy and urgency in Marc Coppeys recording of Shostakovichs cello concertos
Unbridled energy and urgency in Marc Coppeys recording of Shostakovichs cello concertos
The Strasbourg-born cellist Marc Coppey was predicted a great career by Yehudi Menuhin even as a young musician ...
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Composers on the Coronavirus Crisis
Composers on the Coronavirus Crisis
The consequences of the coronavirus crisis move us all. We have asked our composers how these months and weeks affect their artistic work. What they answer will be published progressively in this...
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Repertoire for small string orchestra
Repertoire for small string orchestra
Instead of a giant orchestra, as required by works of Mahler, Strauss or Wagner , there is a boom of smaller orchestral works.
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Works for Ensemble
Works for Ensemble
The variety of instrumental timbres in the ensemble music of our composers from all over the world is unlimited.
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Works for chamber orchestra
Works for chamber orchestra
Almost all works for chamber orchestras from our catalogs have an extra-musical title.
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Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Texts from all over the world, from William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Francesco Petrarca to Rainer Maria Rilke, Roger Willemsen or ancient Chinese poems, have inspired our composers.
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Works for solo instruments and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Works for solo instruments and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Here you will also find works for unusual solo instruments such as oud, zheng and sheng, electric guitar or jazz trio and small orchestras or ensembles.
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