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Friedrich Cerha: World première in Manchester

Friedrich Cerha's Viennese Kaleidoscope will be given its world première on 19 Oct at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

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Wunderbare Leiden: World première of Victoria Borisova-Ollas' new work in Düsseldorf

Victoria Borisova-Ollas’ new work Wunderbare Leiden will be premièred in Düsseldorf on 8 Oct by Andrey Boreyko and the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.

Newsletter 04/2010

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Arvo Pärt at 75

On 11 Sep Arvo Pärt celebrates his 75th birthday. New: Tabula Rasa - CD Special edition!

Vykintas Baltakas: World première of Scoria in Munich

Vykintas Baltakas’ new work Scoria, for orchestra in three groups, will be given its world première on 24 Sep at the musica viva Festival in Munich. Lucas Vis conducts the Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Luciano Berio: Two German premières at the Berliner Festspiele

The German premières of 4 dédicaces (Concertgebouw Orkest, c. Mariss Jansons) and Stanze (London Philharmonic Orchestra, c. Vladimir Jurowsky) are to be held on 5 Sep and 6 Sep respectively.

Cristóbal Halffter: World première of Ritual in Grafenegg

On 5 Sep Cristóbal Halffter conducts the world première of his new orchestral work Ritual with the Tonkünstler Orchestra in Grafenegg.

Golden Lion for Wolfgang Rihm's lifetime achievement

On 30 September the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement for Music will be awarded to Wolfgang Rihm during the 54th International Festival of Contemporary Music.

Salzburg Music Prize 2011

The 2011 Salzburg Music Prize will be awarded to Friedrich Cerha. The award, with its prize money of EUR 60,000, will be presented to the composer on March 13th at a concert during the Salzburg Biennale 2011.

Pierre Boulez - Tombeau

Boulez' Tombeau is now available in a facsimile edition, including all manuscript versions and correction proofs. The new edition gives a fascinating insight into the work of the composer.

Lulu at the Salzburg Festival

Vera Nemirova's new production of Lulu opens at the Salzburg Festival on 1 August, with Patricia Petibon in the title role.

Swedish première of Victoria Borisova-Ollas' Angelus

The Swedish première of Victoria Borisova-Ollas' Angelus will be performed by the Mariinsky Orchestra (c. Valery Gergiev) on 24 Aug 2010 at the Berwaldhallen in Stockholm.

World première of Wolfgang Rihm's opera fantasy Dionysos

Ingo Metzmacher presents the new opera Dionysos by Wolfgang Rihm on 27 Jul at the Salzburg Festival.
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Gustav Mahler at 150

The 7th July was the 150th anniversary of Gustav Mahler’s birth.

Arvo Pärt receives prize for his life's work

As part of the 38th International Istanbul Music Festival, Estonian Arvo Pärt was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Newsletter 03/2010

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Celtic & More Violin Duets

Janine Jansen und Aleksey Igudesman with 400 children on stage at the Concertgebouw

Josquin rediscovered

The Kantorei Kassel under its musical director Eckhard Manz have asked Vykintas Baltakas to write a new work based on the Missa sexti toni by Josquin des Près.