The BBC Proms started last week and once again include a wealth of UE works in the many concerts.
Gustav Mahler, whose anniversaries have been the centre of attention all this year, is also the highlight of this year’s Salzburg Festival.
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.
24 selected studies cover the spectrum from study to concert repertoire and serve as a valuable introduction to the technical finesse of flute performance.
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.
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.
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.
On 4 July Arvo Pärt performed his Vater unser (Our Father) for Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony in the Vatican