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Future Performances

From the House of the Dead
Leoš Janácek
21.12.2014, Berlin (D)
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Vykintas Baltakas
21.12.2014, Antwerpen (B)
The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca
Bohuslav Martinu
22.12.2014, Zürich (CH)
Which Was the Son of ...
Arvo Pärt
22.12.2014, Berlin (D)
La Cenerentola
Gioachino Rossini
28.12.2014, Milano (I)
Háry János-Suite
Zoltán Kodály
29.12.2014, Berlin (D)
Dérive 1
Pierre Boulez
31.12.2014, Hamburg (D)
Folk Songs
Luciano Berio
31.12.2014, Köln (D)
Richard Strauss
31.12.2014, Graz (A)
Dances of Galánta
Zoltán Kodály
31.12.2014, Zürich (CH)


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Wolfgang Rihm awarded the Grawemeyer Award

IN-SCHRIFT 2 has earned the composer the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

Janáček Brno Festival 2014

Jiří Zahrádka’s critical new edition of The Makropulos Case will be premièred at the fourth Janáček Brno Festival.

Jakob Lenz receives rave reviews

Wolfgang Rihm’s Jakob Lenz with a terrific Georg Nigl in the title role – offers a “perfect evening” at the opera.

Staud and Haas at the musikprotokoll

A world première by Johannes Maria Staud and an Austrian première by Georg Friedrich Haas can be experienced at the musikprotokoll (9 until 12 October).

Foerster’s Eva rediscovered

Linda Keprtová’s new production of Foerster’s Eva premières on 26 September in Liberec.

Ö1 Talentebörse composition prize 2014

Juan de Dios Magdaleno is the winner of the Ö1 Talentebörse composition prize 2014.

Arvo Pärt in his 80th year

To honour the composer in his 80th year of life, Universal Edition will be collecting performance dates, reviews, CD releases and more on a dedicated blog.

Scenic world première of Gurre-Lieder

The scenic world première of Schönberg’s Gurre-Lieder at the Dutch National Opera was welcomed with rave reviews.

Feldman’s Neither at the Ruhrtriennale

Morton Feldman’s Neither will be performed several times at this year’s Ruhrtriennale.