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75th birthday of Krzysztof Meyer
75th birthday of Krzysztof Meyer
The Polish composer Krzysztof Meyer, born in 1943, is one of the composers who personally met Dmitri Shostakovich. Twenty years after Shostakovich\'s death, Meyer published one of the most ...
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Alfred Schnittke on the 20th anniversary of his death in 2018
Alfred Schnittke on the 20th anniversary of his death in 2018
The prejudice that new music is too abstract and too latent in exposing its emotional message has repeatedly been refuted by the Russian composer Alfred Schnittke. He wrote a music that often ...
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Swiss premiere of Marko Nikodijevics Dies Secundus from Genesis
Swiss premiere of Marko Nikodijevics Dies Secundus from Genesis
To mark the 40th anniversary of its founding, the Ensemble intercontemporain awarded seven composition commissions in 2017, supported by the EvS Music Foundation. It was about a creation in the ...
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Gubaidulina and Shostakovich are the main composers of the first Elbphilharmonie Organ CD with Iveta Apkalna
Gubaidulina and Shostakovich are the main composers of the first Elbphilharmonie Organ CD with Iveta Apkalna
Of course, the first CD recording with solo works on the Klais organ of the Elbphilharmonie is by the titular organist of the new concert hall Iveta Apkalna. For a few nights, the native Latvian ...
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The Estonian composer Jri Reinvere is new in our catalogues - world premiere of an orchestral work
The Estonian composer Jri Reinvere is new in our catalogues - world premiere of an orchestral work
Born in Tallinn in 1971, Estonian composer and essayist Jri Reinvere is the new author in our house. He was educated at the Tallinna Muusikakeskkool in the 1980s. The internationally known ...
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Gija Kantcheli is Composer in residence at the Rudersdal Somerkoncerter 2018
Gija Kantcheli is Composer in residence at the Rudersdal Somerkoncerter 2018
This summer, the Georgian composer Gija Kancheli will be composer in residence at the Danish Festival Rudersdal Somerkoncerter (5 to 28 August 2018). Last year, the focus was on Russian-American ...
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Music by Gubaidulina, Denissow, Raskatov and Suslin at the Yellow Barn Festival 2018 in Putney (USA)
Concerts like those at Yellow Barn should not really exist, once wrote The Boston Globe in full of exuberance and added, "
And yet they do" ...
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Gija Kanchelis Middelheim - a work dedicated to rescuing doctors
Gija Kanchelis Middelheim - a work dedicated to rescuing doctors
The orchestral version of a piano trio by Gija Kancheli entitled "Middelheim" will be premiered. "Middelheim" is an orchestral extension of Kantschelis Piano Trio ,...
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Irish premiere of Lera Auerbach's viola sonata Arcanum
Irish premiere of Lera Auerbach's viola sonata Arcanum
Dana Zemtsov (Viola) and the pianist Nathalia Milstein bring the viola sonata "Arcanum" by Lera Auerbach to the Irish premiere on 2 July 2018 as part of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival ...
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International Shostakovich Days 2018 focusing on Polish Modernism
International Shostakovich Days 2018 focusing on Polish Modernism
"Shostakovich and Polish Modernism" is the motto of the 9th International Shostakovich Tage Gohrisch (21.-24.6.2018), which in addition to Dmitri Shostakovich also focuses on the composers ...
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Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky died at the age of 87 years
Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky died at the age of 87 years
The Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky died on 16 June 2018 in Moscow at the age of 87, as the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory announced.Rozhdestvensky was one of the most important...
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70th birthday of Peter Ruzicka on 3rd July 2018
70th birthday of Peter Ruzicka on 3rd July 2018
The composer, conductor, director and author Peter Ruzicka celebrates his 70th birthday on 3 July 2018. Exactly one month earlier, on June 3, 2018, Ruzicka\'s third opera BENJAMIN premiered at the ...
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Dejan Lazics new Rondo Concertante by Mozart for piano and orchestra in San Diego
Dejan Lazics new Rondo Concertante by Mozart for piano and orchestra in San Diego
The Croatian pianist and composer Dejan Lazic had already created a brilliant masterpiece for piano and orchestra with his arrangement of the violin concerto by Johannes Brahms. Now he has turned...
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Eleven Chorale preludes by Brahms in an orchestration
Eleven Chorale preludes by Brahms in an orchestration
The well-known by many spectacular arrangements editor Jochen Neurath has edited the late work "Eleven Chorale Preludes" by Johannes Brahms for chamber orchestra. l...
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Gubaidulina Festival Composer and Artist in Residence at Bergen International Festival 2018
Gubaidulina Festival Composer and Artist in Residence at Bergen International Festival 2018
The Bergen International Festival (May 23 through June 6, 2018) presents Sofia Gubaidulina as festival composer and artist in residence this year. Only in 2017 was the Finnish composer Kaija...
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From Within: Spectacular world premiere of Marko Nikodijevic and Robert Henke in Paris
From Within: Spectacular world premiere of Marko Nikodijevic and Robert Henke in Paris
It is a large-scale work by the co-authors Marko Nikodijevic and Robert Henke, which will premiere the Ensemble Intercontemporain on 8 June 2018 at the Salle des concerts of the Philharmonie de ...
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Peter Ruzickas third opera BENJAMIN premieres at the Hamburg State Opera
Peter Ruzickas third opera BENJAMIN premieres at the Hamburg State Opera
In vocal works and in the two premiered operas "CELAN" and "HLDERLIN" Peter Ruzicka has often turned to personalities of literature who were essential to him. Now he has ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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