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Francis Burt: New work

On 28 March Francis Burt's latest composition Variationen eines alten Liedes for clarinet, viola, accordion and double bass can be heard at the Arnold Schönberg Center. Performers: Ensemble Wiener Collage.

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 for chamber orchestra

Following the success of his reductions of Gustav Mahler’s Symphonies No. 1 and 4, Klaus Simon turned to the Symphony No. 9 and arranged it similarly. World première: 28 March.

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.

Wolfgang Rihm at 60

On 13 March Wolfgang Rihm celebrates his 60th birthday. The breadth of his output can be experienced at no less than three world premières this March.

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.

Rihm: World première Nähe fern 3

On 29 February Wolfgang Rihm’s cycle Nähe fern (near far) continues in Lucerne. James Gaffigan conducts the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.

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.

Cerha: New work for seven voices

On 11 February Friedrich Cerha’s latest work, 2 Szenen (2 scenes) for seven voices, will receive its world première at the ECLAT Festival in Stuttgart.

Anne Dudley/Steven Isserlis: Goldiepegs and the Three Cellos

The expanded version of Anne Dudley's work Goldiepegs and the Three Cellos for narrator, violin, three cellos and string orchestra is now receiving its first performance in Padova.

Staud: New work for orchestra

On 9 Feb this year Johannes Maria Staud’s new work Maniai (ancient Greek goddesses of revenge) will be presented by the RSO Munich under Mariss Jansons.

Hans Sommer/Clytus Gottwald: Drei Lieder

Clytus Gottwald's new arrangement of Hans Sommer's Drei Lieder for choir will be performed on 29 January. Georg Grün conducts the KammerChor Saarbrücken.

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.

Schwartz: Music for Three Stringed Instruments

On 14 December Jay Schwartz' latest string composition Music for Three Stringed Instruments can be heard in Cologne.

Sotelo: Two world premières in Spain

In December 2011 two world premières of works by Mauricio Sotelo will take place in Spain: Mapas Celestes... I (1 Dec) and Luz sobre lienzo (3 Dec).

Francis Burt: New work for ensemble

On 23 November Franis Burt's new work for ensemble Mohn and Gedächtnis will receive its world première during the Wien Modern festival. Emilio Pomàrico conducts Klangforum Wien.

Staud: New Project at Wien Modern

Anne Juren and Roland Rauschmeier have created an evening’s work which transgresses all genres: Tableaux Vivants – living images. World première: 9 November 2011.

Rihm: New work for baritone and ensemble

Reinbert de Leeuw conducts the world première of Der Maler träumt for baritone and ensemble by Wolfgang Rihm on 29 Oct in Amsterdam.

Cerha: New piano piece

On 29 Oct the new piano piece For Marino by Friedrich Cerha will recieve its world première during the Wien Modern festival.

Rihm: New work for ensemble

On 25 Oct. Wolfgang Rihm’s Will sound more again will recieve its world première in Porto. Emilio Pomàrico conducts the Remix Ensemble.

Cerha: New work in Leipzig

Friedrich Cerha's new work Paraphrase über den Anfang der 9. Symphonie von Beethoven will be given its world première on 6 Oct. Riccardo Chailly conducts the Gewandhausorchester.