Jiří Zahrádka‘s critical new edition of The Makropulos Case will be premièred at the fourth Janáček Brno Festival.
Wolfgang Rihm’s Jakob Lenz – with a terrific Georg Nigl in the title role – offers a “perfect evening” at the opera.
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).
Linda Keprtová’s new production of Foerster’s Eva premières on 26 September in Liberec.
Juan de Dios Magdaleno is the winner of the Ö1 Talentebörse composition prize 2014.
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.
The scenic world première of Schönberg’s Gurre-Lieder at the Dutch National Opera was welcomed with rave reviews.
Morton Feldman’s Neither will be performed several times at this year’s Ruhrtriennale.
Johannes Maria Staud’s new opera Die Antilope will be premièred on 3 September at the Lucerne Festival (libretto: Durs Grünbein).
7 works by Wolfgang Rihm will be performed at this year’s Musikfest Berlin (2 until 22 September).