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Luke Bedford: Through His Teeth

Luke Bedford’s chamber opera Through His Teeth is premièred at the Linbury Studio Theatre of the Royal Opera House.

Bedford and Birtwistle performed in Egypt

Rossen Gergov conducts the Egyptian première of Igor, The Bird Who Couldn’t Sing and a performance of Secret Theatre.

Catalogue of works: Luke Bedford

Here is the current catalogue of works by Luke Bedford.

Wien Modern 2013

Two works from the Universal Edition catalogue will be premièred at this year’s Wien Modern Festival (24 October to 15 November).

Friedrich Cerha: Ernst von Siemens Awards Ceremony

The Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation honours Friedrich Cerha with the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize. Cerha will receive the prestigious award at a musical ceremony in Munich on 22 June 2012.

Luke Bedford UK première

This April, Foyle Future Firsts participants conducted by Thomas Blunt will give the British première of Luke Bedford’s By the Screen in the Sun at the Hill on the Gold (28 April, Royal Festival Hall).

Bedford: New work for ensemble

On 3 March, the Britten Sinfonia will give the world première of another new work by Bedford: Three Intermezzi for piano and string quartet.

Bedford: New ensemble work

Luke Bedford's latest work for ensemble Wonderful Two-Headed Nightingale will receive its world première in Inverness on 17 February by the Scottish Ensemble. The soloists are Jonathan Morton and Lawrence Power.

Friedrich Cerha receives the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize

Friedrich Cerha is the recipient of the 2012 international Ernst von Siemens Music Prize. We are especially delighted that a Composer’s Prize will be awarded to fellow UE-composer Luke Bedford.

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.

First chamber opera by Luke Bedford

This is the long-awaited first opera from Luke Bedford, one of the UK’s leading young composers. The world première of Seven Angels takes place on 17 June 2011 at the CBSO Centre Birmingham.

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.

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.