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Future Performances

Für Bálint András Varga
Johannes Maria Staud
27.01.2015, Zell am See (A)
Bluebeard’s Castle
Béla Bartók
27.01.2015, London (GB)
Verklärte Nacht
Arnold Schönberg
27.01.2015, Pardubice (CZ)
Manfred Gurlitt
28.01.2015, Osnabrück (D)
The Excursion of Mr. Broucek to the Moon
Leoš Janácek
29.01.2015, Ostrava (CZ)
The Excursion of Mr. Broucek to the 15th Century
Leoš Janácek
29.01.2015, Ostrava (CZ)
Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Arvo Pärt
29.01.2015, Manchester (GB)
The Song of the Earth
Gustav Mahler
29.01.2015, Edinburgh (GB)
Frank Martin
30.01.2015, Taipei (RC)
Stilles Stück 2
Wolfgang Rihm
30.01.2015, Laufenburg (CH)


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Highly acclaimed première of Gurlitt’s Soldaten in Osnabrück

Florian Lutz’ new production of Manfred Gurlitt’s Soldaten was successfully premièred at the Theater Osnabrück on 15 January.

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.