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Cerha & Cello

The Finnish première of Friedrich Cerha’s Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra takes place on 3 February. Susanna Mälkki conducts the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra.

Swiss première of Rihm’s Die Hamletmaschine

Inspired by a text by Heiner Müller, Wolfgang Rihm created a musical play of transgression. The Swiss première takes place on 24 January in Zürich.

… from the depths of the heart

Leoš Janáček’s Katya Kabanova currently runs at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden.

Pierre Boulez (1925 – 2016)

Universal Edition mourns the death of Pierre Boulez, one of our great composers and a long-time companion.

Morgen und Abend premières at the ROH

The world première of Georg Friedrich Haas’ new opera Morgen und Abend takes place on 13 November at the ROH.

Songs from Childhood

Arvo Pärt’s Songs from Childhood will be presented on 21 October in Berlin.

Jenůfa on tour

Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa tours Leeds, Newcastle, Salford Quays and Nottingham.

Recorder Trio Junior Volume 3

Easy pieces from the Baroque and Classical eras through to folk and recreational music for the first experiences of playing in a trio.

Happy Birthday Arvo Pärt

Today, on 11 September, Arvo Pärt turns 80.

G. F. Haas in September

One world and three national premières by Georg Friedrich Haas will be performed this September.

Urtext Primo

The new urtext series for piano teaching with musically and technically varied repertoire.

MusikSalon No. 3 is now online

This third issue of the MusikSalon is dedicated to Arvo Pärt.

Happy Birthday Jay Schwartz

Jay Schwartz celebrates his 50th birthday on 26 June.

MusikSalon: issue No. 2 is now online

This second issue of the MusikSalon focuses on Leoš Janáček and Josef Bohuslav Foerster.

Adam’s Passion by Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson pays homage to Arvo Pärt with the musical and theatre production Adam’s Passion.

King Roger at the ROH: a masterpiece

Kasper Holten’s highly acclaimed staging of King Roger is currently running at the Royal Opera House.

The Road of Promise at Carnegie Hall

Ted Sperling, the Collegiate Chorale and the Orchestra of St Luke’s present the US première of Kurt Weill’s The Road of Promise.

Style Collection – Evergreens

These arrangements of old favourites are for the middle-grade pianist to play and enjoy.
Includes Summertime, Give my Regards to Broadway, Maple Leaf Rag, Plaisir D'Amour and many more.  

Pierre Boulez at 90

Universal Edition congratulates Pierre Boulez on his 90th birthday.

Introducing the MusikSalon

This first edition of the MusikSalon, in which Pierre Boulez’ contemporaries and colleagues give us their thoughts, is dedicated to him.