Our week of world premières continues, following yesterday’s new work by Vykintas Baltakas.
On Saturday, Georg Friedrich Haas’ new work for chamber orchestra, chants oubliés, is part of a portrait concert given by the Munich Chamber Orchestra, which is joined by Teodoro Anzelotti and Kelvin Hawthorne.
We’re still celebrating Schönberg’s estate being included in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, so here’s another chance to hear Wolfgang Rihm talking (in German) about Schönberg’s Variations Op. 31.
Here are translated excerpts.
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On the radio tonight, a recording from the recent Klavierfestival Ruhr, with tenor Taylan Memioglu and Dan Deutsch at the piano.
Read more at the WDR website.
The concert will be broadcast on Thursday 24th on Deutschlandradio Kultur.
Das Gehege is presented in an evening-length programme called Trilogie der Frauen* [Trilogy of Women], which includes Schönberg’s Erwartung and Oscar Strasnoy’s Le Bal.
* not to be confused with Rihm’s own trilogy Drei Frauen, which consists of Aria/Ariadne, Das Gehege and the Penthesliea Monolog.