The 47th Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music take place from 2 to 16 August.
One world première and two Austrian premières by Wolfgang Rihm will be presented at this year’s Salzburg Festival (18 July to 31 August).
Children’s versions of La Cenerentola and The Abduction from the Seraglio will be performed in Salzburg.
The BBC Proms 2014 start on 18 July.
Ernst Krenek’s tragic opera Der Diktator and Erik Satie’s Geneviève de Brabant will be performed at the Staatstheater Kassel in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Theater-Jugendorchester.
New productions of Kurt Weill’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny première this month in Berlin and Dublin.
Wolfgang Rihm’s Harzreise im Winter will be premièred at this year’s Mozartfest Würzburg by Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber.
Jay Schwartz’s M and Johannes Maria Staud’s Caldera (für Tony Cragg) will be performed for the first time in the US on 29 May.
In the seventh issue of the Musikblätter, Universal Edition looks back on 100 years in Vienna’s Musikverein.
The Barbican Centre honours Harrison Birtwistle with several events, Punch and Judy will be performed in Vienna, Gawain will be rereleased and a Conversation Diary will be published.