December

Ali-Zadeh, Auerbach and Weinberg Nominated for a Grammy Award
A nomination for a Grammy Award, the world’s most renowned prize for classical recordings, is already an award in itself. The current nominations have just been announced, and the awards ceremony ...
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“Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern” by Heinz Walter Florin Given World Premiere
“Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern” by Heinz Walter Florin Given World Premiere
The world premiere of the vocal-symphonic work “Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern” for speaker, choir and orchestra by Heinz Walter Florin will be presented at this ...
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Symphony No. 1 by Benjamin Yusupov Receives Israel Premiere
Symphony No. 1 by Benjamin Yusupov Receives Israel Premiere
The Israel premiere of Benjamin Yusupov’s Symphony No. 1 (revised version) will be presented on 25 December 2014 during the course of the “Heartwarming Winter Concert” at the ...
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“Leipzig Noir” by Moritz Eggert Given World Premiere
“Leipzig Noir” by Moritz Eggert Given World Premiere
The Forum Zeitgenössischer Musik Leipzig (Leipzig Forum of Contemporary Music) has developed a full-length live radio drama format for 2 speakers and ensemble in a co-production with ...
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Daniel Smutny’s “Triads” Receives World Premiere in Stuttgart
Daniel Smutny’s “Triads” Receives World Premiere in Stuttgart
Daniel Smutny’s new ensemble work “Triads” for violin, violoncello, percussion and piano will be given its world premiere performance at the Staatsgallerie Stuttgart (State Gallery) ...
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Marko Nikodijevic: World Premiere and Two French Premieres in Paris
Marko Nikodijevic: World Premiere and Two French Premieres in Paris
The Serbian composer Marko Nikodijevic will be at the centre of focus of the event entitled “Turbulences – Clair-Obscur” at the Concert Hall of the Cité de la musique in ...
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New Cello Piece “Bridges” by Gerald Resch Given World Premiere
New Cello Piece “Bridges” by Gerald Resch Given World Premiere
Johann Sebastian Bach created something fundamentally new about 300 years ago with the Six Suites for Violoncello Solo. He experimented in baroque dance movements with apparent and genuine ...
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Alfred Schnittke’s Oratorio “Nagasaki” Given American Premiere
Alfred Schnittke’s Oratorio “Nagasaki” Given American Premiere
Alfred Schnittke’s oratorio “Nagasaki”, composed in 1958, stands at the beginning of the composer’s oeuvre. The work is based on poems by Russian and Japanese poets who come to ...
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Austrian Premiere: “Lady Magnesia” by Mieczysław Weinberg
Austrian Premiere: “Lady Magnesia” by Mieczysław Weinberg
On 5 December 2014 the German version of Mieczysław Weinberg’s chamber opera “Lady Magnesia” given its Austrian premiere at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. The work ...
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Alexander Raskatov’s “A White Night’s Dream” in the USA
Alexander Raskatov’s “A White Night’s Dream” in the USA
In response to a commission from the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ferrara Musica and Ars Musica Brussels, the Russian composer Alexander Raskatov composed his work ...
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