October

Hans Werner Henze Died on 27 October 2012
Hans Werner Henze Died on 27 October 2012
The German composer Hans Werner Henze died in Dresden last Saturday, 27 October 2012, at the age of 86. He is considered one of the most frequently performed composers of the present day. The ...
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World Premiere and Russian Premiere of Alexander Raskatov's “Mysterium magnum”
World Premiere and Russian Premiere of Alexander Raskatov's “Mysterium magnum”
The Stadt-Casino in Basle will be the location of the world premiere of Alexander Raskatov`s new work “Mysterium magnum” for soprano, bass and large orchestra on 24 October 2012. The ...
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Amsterdam: Alexander Raskatov’s “Leçons des ténèbres“ receives world premiere
Amsterdam: Alexander Raskatov’s “Leçons des ténèbres“ receives world premiere
Alexander Raskatov’s new work “Leçons des ténèbres” for violoncello and ensemble will be given it`s world premiere on 30 October 2012 in Amsterdam (Muziekgebouw). The cellist ...
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World Premiere of Johannes X. Schachtner’s “tangentino” for Flute and Electric Guitar
World Premiere of Johannes X. Schachtner’s “tangentino” for Flute and Electric Guitar
The Duo Arrabal, consisting of Karin Scholz (guitar) and Thomas Richter (flute), will present the world premiere of “tangentino” for flute and electric guitar by Johannes X. Schachtner on ...
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Marko Nikodijevic`s “ketamin/schwarz” Given World Premiere at the Donaueschinger Musiktage
Marko Nikodijevic`s “ketamin/schwarz” Given World Premiere at the Donaueschinger Musiktage
The Serbian-born composer Marko Nikodijevic has composed a work entitled “ketamin/schwarz” for an ensemble of 7 players and electronics in response to a commission from the ...
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Two Ukrainian Premieres of Gubaidulina Works
Two Ukrainian Premieres of Gubaidulina Works
Two Ukrainian premieres of works by Sofia Gubaidulina will be given in Lviv on 26 October 2012 during the course of the international modern music festival “Contrasts”. At the ...
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Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf is 50
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf is 50
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf will be celebrating his 50th birthday on 22 October 2012. "I am a composer who always continues working consistently, thereby emphatically insisting on the freedom of ...
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Tigran Mansurian: Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and String Orchestra Given Dutch Premiere
Tigran Mansurian: Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and String Orchestra Given Dutch Premiere
The Amsterdam Sinfonietta, together with Patricia Kopatchinskaya (violin) and Anja Lechner (violoncello), directed by the Scottish conductor Candida Thompson, will perform the Dutch premiere of the...
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Kaija Saariaho is 60
Kaija Saariaho is 60
Alongside the Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina, who celebrated her 80th birthday in the autumn of 2011, Kaija Saariaho is one of the most highly respected and performed women composers of the ...
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Marko Nikodijevic's “music box / self portrait with ligeti and stravinsky [and messiaen is also present]” receives Austrian premiere
Marko Nikodijevic's “music box / self portrait with ligeti and stravinsky [and messiaen is also present]” receives Austrian premiere
The Austrian premiere of Marko Nikodijevic`s “music box / self portrait with ligeti and stravinsky (and messiaen is also present)” will be ...
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Italian Premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's Bayan Concerto “Fachwerk”
The Italian premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina`s bayan concerto "Fachwerk" will take place during the course of the 56th International Festival of Contemporary Music in Venice, which is part ...
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Honorary Professorship for Sofia Gubaidulina
During the course of her journey to Lviv and Kiev in late October 2012, Sofia Gubaidulina will be honoured with the Honorary Professorship of the Kiev Music Academy on 28 October during a ...
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Lera Auerbachs “The Little Mermaid” Receives the Renowned Echo Klassik Award 2012
Lera Auerbachs “The Little Mermaid” Receives the Renowned Echo Klassik Award 2012
Lera Auerbach`s full-length ballet "The Little Mermaid", which has been choreographed by John Neumeier, received an ECHO Klassik award in October 2012 as the best musical DVD recording ...
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