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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.

The Essential 20th Century Repertoire for Orchestra

Universal Edition would like to draw your attention to our newly released annotated catalogue, which is available for download now.

Pierrot Lunaire Companion

An introduction to one of the benchmarks of modern music.

Philippe Jordan on Arnold Schönberg

Philippe Jordan talks about the new edition of Arnold Schönberg's Chamber Symphony No. 1 in its 1914 orchestral version.

100 years Pierrot lunaire

100 years after its world première, Pierrot lunaire will be performed all over the world.

Schönberg's 3 Klavierstücke op. 11 for chamber orchestra

On 5 March Yoel Gamzou conducts the first performance of Arnold Schönberg's Drei Klavierstücke op. 11 in the version for chamber orchestra arranged by Richard Dünser.

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).

Arnold Schönberg recognised by UNESCO

We are proud to announce that the documents left by Arnold Schönberg, including manuscripts of his writing and compositions, have been included in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

Wolfgang Rihm on Schönberg’s Variations Op. 31

In the new issue of our new newsletter Musikblätter, Wolfgang Rihm talks about Schönberg’s Variations Op. 31.

New version of Schönberg’s 6 Orchestral Songs

The new version by Klaus Simon of the songs 3, 4 and 6 completes the cycle and expands the Schönbergian ensemble with the horn and bassoon. The work can be heard in Zurich on 28 March with the Collegium Novum Zurich.

US Stage Première of Feldman’s Neither

New York City Opera presents the US professional stage première of Morton Feldman’s inimitable monodrama Neither, featuring soprano Cyndia Sieden, on 25 March.

Arnold Schönberg

An insight into Schönberg's creativity as an artist!