February

TONALi13 Winner presents Daniel Smutny’s “Azorean Études” in St. Petersburg
TONALi13 Winner presents Daniel Smutny’s “Azorean Études” in St. Petersburg
The pianist Elisabeth Brauß, winner of the TONALi13 Grand Prix, will perform the Russian premiere of the piano solo work “Azorean Études” by Daniel Smutny at the ...
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New Schnittke CD
New Schnittke CD
To celebrate the 80th birthday of the Russian composer Alfred Schnittke, who died in 1998, the pianist Denys Proshayev has made a CD recording dedicated exclusively to this composer. The Bavarian ...
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Grammy for Hilary Hahn‘s CD with works by Franghiz Ali-Zadeh and Lera Auerbach
Grammy for Hilary Hahn‘s CD with works by Franghiz Ali-Zadeh and Lera Auerbach
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were held on 8 February 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Hilary Hahn received the award in the category “Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble ...
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Works by Guoping Jia and Wenchen Qin Given Premieres in Mexico
Works by Guoping Jia and Wenchen Qin Given Premieres in Mexico
Guoping Jia’s “The pine-soughing valleys” for sheng, zheng and orchestra and Wenchen Qin’s “Across the skies” for pipa and string orchestra will be given their ...
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World Premiere of Krzysztof Meyer‘s “Musica festiva” in Łódź
World Premiere of Krzysztof Meyer‘s “Musica festiva” in Łódź
“Musica festiva” by the Polish composer Krzysztof Meyer, in the version for two organs and orchestra, will be given its world premiere on 17 February 2015 at a special concert celebrating ...
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Symphony No. 1 by Johannes Harneit Given World Premiere
Symphony No. 1 by Johannes Harneit Given World Premiere
Highly complex artistic formation and a vehement will to take a social-political stance merge in many musical works of the 20th and 21st centuries, especially under the unsettling impression of ...
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Krzysztof Meyer’s “Three times four” in the USA
Krzysztof Meyer’s “Three times four” in the USA
The “Cracow Duo” from Poland, which consists of the cellist Jan Kalinowski and the pianist Marek Szlezer, will perform the American premiere of the chamber work “Three times four” by the ...
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in Hungary
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in Hungary
The violinist Gidon Kremer and the Concerto Budapest under the direction of the Hungarian violinist and conductor András Keller will perform the Hungarian premiere of ...
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“CVETIĆ, KUĆICA ... / LA LUGUBRE GONDOLA” by Marko Nikodijevic in Scotland
“CVETIĆ, KUĆICA ... / LA LUGUBRE GONDOLA” by Marko Nikodijevic in Scotland
At the City Halls of Glasgow the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra will be perform the Scottish premiere of the orchestral work “CVETIĆ, KUCIĆA ... / LA LUGUBRE GONDOLA” by ...
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Elena Firsova’s “Beyond the Seven Seals” Receives Swedish Premiere
Elena Firsova’s “Beyond the Seven Seals” Receives Swedish Premiere
Under the direction of Michail Jurowski the Norrköpings Symfoniorkester will perform the Swedish premiere of the 2010 composed orchestral music “Beyond the Seven Seals“ by the ...
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Two New Operas by Johannes Harneit at Theater Heidelberg
Two New Operas by Johannes Harneit at Theater Heidelberg
With the world premieres of two operas by Johannes Harneit, the Heidelberg Music Theatre invites listeners to enjoy a dual delight on 6 February 2015. Both operas were commissioned by ...
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World Premiere of “Solaria” by Ferran Cruixent in Bolzano
World Premiere of “Solaria” by Ferran Cruixent in Bolzano
The Fundazione Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento has commissioned an orchestral work from the Catalonian composer Ferran Cruixent that was completed in late 2014 and will be given its ...
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“Dixi” by Giya Kancheli for the First Time in Canada
“Dixi” by Giya Kancheli for the First Time in Canada
The Canadian premiere of Giya Kancheli’s “Dixi” for choir and orchestra will be presented on the final day of the “Winnipeg New Music Festival” (31 January - 6 February 2015) in ...
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