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Alexander Zemlinsky: New arrangements of 6 Gesänge

In 1921 Erwin Stein arranged two of Alexander Zemlinsky's Sechs Gesänge. To complete the collection, Andreas Tarkmann has now arranged the other four songs for medium voice and chamber ensemble.

A new production of Cerha’s opera Baal

Friedrich Cerha’s opera Baal opens in a new production at the Neue Oper in Vienna

Mauricio Sotelo at the Klangspuren Festival

Mauricio Sotelo’s De oscura llama receives its Austrian première on 21 Sept at the Klangspuren Festival in Tirol.

Haas’ opera Nacht in Lucerne

Jürg Henneberger conducts Haas' chamber opera Nacht on 16 Sep with the Ensemble DIAGONAL in Lucerne. Stage direction is by Desirée Meiser.

Georg Friedrich Haas: New String Quartet

Georg Friedrich Haas' String Quartet No. 7 will be given its world première by the Arditti Quartet at the Lucerne Festival (10 Sept).

Arvo Pärt: 3 world premières

On 9 and 10 Sept Arvo Pärt's three new orchestra versions of Beatus Petronius, Statuit ei Dominus and Salve Regina will be given their world première at the MITO SettembreMusica Festival.

Mauricio Sotelo: world première in Schwaz

The world première of Mauricio Sotelo's Cuerpos robados for violin, declaimer and orchestra is on 8 Sept during the Klangspuren Festival in Schwaz, performed by the Tyrol Symphony Orchestra Innsbruck.

Pelleas and Melisande in three versions

Apart from Arnold Schönberg’s original orchestration of Pelleas and Melisande, UE also publishes a reduced version by Erwin Stein. We have recently released a version for chamber orchestra by Cliff Colnot (2008).

Orchestral music by Wolfgang Rihm

Wolfgang Rihm’s Verwandlung III for orchestra and his Lichtes Spiel for violin and orchestra can be heard at the music festivals in Grafenegg and Lucerne this summer.

Julian Yu “Theme Composer” in Tokyo

Every year, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo commissions a new orchestral work from a leading composer. This year’s featured composer is Julian Yu.

Saxophone Debut - James Rae

Our new edition for a great start as a saxophone soloist, also with accompaniment and ensemble parts.

Play the Piano Level 2

One of the most interesting new editions in our spring collection is Mike Cornick’s Play the Piano!, a complete step-by-step guide for adult beginners.

BBC Proms 2011

The BBC Proms started last week and once again include a wealth of UE works in the many concerts.

Salzburg Festival 2011

Gustav Mahler, whose anniversaries have been the centre of attention all this year, is also the highlight of this year’s Salzburg Festival.

Krenek: The Secret Kingdom for the first time in Italy

On 24 July Ernst Krenek’s one act opera Das geheime Königreich (The Secret Kingdom) will receive its Italien première at the Festival della Valle d’Itria.

Classic Études for Flute

24 selected studies cover the spectrum from study to concert repertoire and serve as a valuable introduction to the technical finesse of flute performance.

New Karl Scheit Guitar Edition

With his “Musik für Gitarre” series, Karl Scheit played an important role in the development of guitar tuition. Our New Karl Scheit Series has now been expanded with two new valuable additions.

Berg Violin Concerto for ensemble

On 9 July the reduced version of Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto will be given its French première as part of the Festival D’aujourd’hui à demain in Cluny.

Rihm: New work for soprano and orchestra

Wolfgang Rihm’s Eine Strasse, Lucile “a scene for soprano and orchestra” (after Georg Büchner’s “Dantons Tod”) will receive its world première on 9 July in Karlsruhe.

Arvo Pärt performs his Vater unser for Pope Benedict XVI

On 4 July Arvo Pärt performed his Vater unser (Our Father) for Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony in the Vatican