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Cerha: New work for oboe, cello and piano

On 11 June the world première of Friedrich Cerha’s Four Paraphrases for oboe, cello and piano will take place at the Ittinger Whitsun Festival.

Friedrich Cerha celebrates his 85th birthday

On 17 February 2011 Cerha celebrates his 85th birthday, and a number of events are paying tribute to the composer and conductor.

A busy year at UE

Once again it has been a full and busy year here at UE. Here are some of the highlights from a year which saw 57 new works premièred.

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.

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.

Luke Bedford – walking with Mahler

As part of the Mahler in Manchester series at the Bridgewater Hall, renowned composers have been asked to write new works to accompany the performances of Mahler’s symphonies.

Three World Premières in Witten

The Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik focuses this year on the music of Friedrich Cerha.