January

New CD: String Quartets by Sofia Gubaidulina
New CD: String Quartets by Sofia Gubaidulina
The Stamic Quartet from the Czech Republic made a recording in 2012 of the String Quartets Nos. 1-3 of Sofia Gubaidulina. A highly emotional and finely balanced complete recording of the ...
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Sofia Gubaidulina Is the World’s Most Frequently Performed Woman Composer
Sofia Gubaidulina Is the World’s Most Frequently Performed Woman Composer
As could be gathered from the Bachtrack-statistics just published for the year 2014, Sofia Gubaidulina was the world’s most frequently performed contemporary woman composer last year ...
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Lera Auerbach: Piano Trio after Prokofiev Given World Premiere in San Francisco
Lera Auerbach: Piano Trio after Prokofiev Given World Premiere in San Francisco
The Russian-American pianist and composer Lera Auerbach recently transcribed Sergei Prokofiev’s Flute Sonata, Op. 94 for violin, violoncello and piano. The “San Francisco ...
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg: New Production of “The Idiot” in Oldenburg
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: New Production of “The Idiot” in Oldenburg
Mieczysław Weinberg’s operas like “The Passager” or “The Portrait” are increasingly attracting the interest of a wide public and are being taken up in many opera ...
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Sofia Gubaidulina Receives Prix de l’Académie Royale de Belgique
Sofia Gubaidulina has been awarded the Prix de l’Académie Royale de Belgique 2014, endowed with €5,000, in the category of art for her lifetime achievement. Prize winners have so ...
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg‘s Violin Concerto Receives American Premiere
Mieczyslaw Weinberg‘s Violin Concerto Receives American Premiere
In the summer of 2013, the violinist Ilya Gringolts and the Vorarlberg Symphony Orchestra introduced the Violin Concerto of Mieczysław Weinberg in Schwarzenberg and at the Bregenz ...
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Austrian Premiere: Lera Auerbach’s “The Blind” at Theater an der Wien
Austrian Premiere: Lera Auerbach’s “The Blind” at Theater an der Wien
The Theater an der Wien, which already presented the world premiere of Lera Auerbach’s “Gogol” (a grand opera with choir, numerous soloists and an enormous orchestral apparatus) on ...
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