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in vain: the most beautiful work of the new millennium

“Classic Voice” announced Georg Friedrich Haas’ work in vain to be the “most beautiful score of the new millennium”.

Morgen und Abend in Berlin

On 29 April, Georg Friedrich Haas’ opera Morgen und Abend will have its German première at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Read the new MusikSalon!

In the latest issue of the MusikSalon we focus on the new opera by Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas and on violin concertos from the UE catalogue.

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.

G. F. Haas in September

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

“I can’t breathe” in Cologne

Georg Friedrich Haas’ I can’t breathe | in memoriam Eric Garner for trumpet solo will be premièred by Marco Blaauw on 8 February in Cologne.

Staud and Haas at the musikprotokoll

A world première by Johannes Maria Staud and an Austrian première by Georg Friedrich Haas can be experienced at the musikprotokoll (9 until 12 October).

Wolfgang Rihm at the Musikfest Berlin

7 works by Wolfgang Rihm will be performed at this year’s Musikfest Berlin (2 until 22 September).

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.

Darkness Audible

On 20 September, the EQ Ensemble performs the Irish première of Georg Friedrich Haas‘ “In iij. Noct.” in complete darkness.

Georg Friedrich Haas: nocturno – HAIKU/ATTHIS

As part of the series BONN CHANCE!, Georg Friedrich Haas has conceived a scenic production in which two existing works are forged into a new context.

Klangspuren: opening concert with Haas and Staud

On 13 September the Klangspuren opening concert in Schwaz features works of two UE composers, Georg Friedrich Haas and Johannes Maria Staud.

Haas: New work for orchestra

The new orchestral work “… e finisci già?” by Georg Friedrich Haas will receive its world première on 25 August at the Salzburg Festival. Titus Engel conducts the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.

Salzburg Music Award for Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas is the winner of the 2013 Salzburg Music Prize – International Composition Prize, awarded for the fourth time.

Salzburg Festival 2012

Salzburg’s new Festival Director Alexander Pereira opens the festival with a new “Ouverture spirituelle”.

Haas: New work for ensemble

At this year’s musica viva festival in Munich (15 June), Georg Friedrich Haas’ new work, “Ich suchte, aber ich fand ihn nicht” [I sought him, but I found him not], will be given its world première.

Haas: New a cappella work

On 17 March the Bavarian Radio Chorus (cond. Rupert Huber) will give the world première of a new work by Georg Friedrich Haas: Duchcov for mixed choir a cappella.

Haas: New work for voices

Mlake / Laaken is the third part of Georg Friedrich Haas’ work SCHWEIGEN (Silence), written for the Escalier du Chant project. The première is on 18 December.

Wien Modern (28/10–25/11)

From 28 October to 25 November, Vienna is once again the centre of contemporary music. Austria and Britain are the focus of this year’s festival.

Haas’ opera Nacht in Lucerne

Jürg Henneberger conducts Haas' chamber opera Nacht on 16 Sep with the Ensemble DIAGONAL in Lucerne. Stage direction is by Desirée Meiser.