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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.

German première of Rihm’s Dionysos

Wolfgang Rihm’s latest music theatre work Dionysos, which was premièred at the Salzburg Festival in 2010, will receive its German première on 8 July in Berlin.

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).

Staud: Tableaux vivants in Paris

On 21 March Tableaux vivants – a joint project by Johannes Maria Staud, Anne Juren and Roland Rauschmeier – will receive its first performance in France.

Rihm: Lichtes Spiel in Paris and London

The French première of Wolfgang Rihm’s Lichtes Spiel – a sommer piece for violin and small orchestra – takes place on 29 November at the Salle Pleyel in Paris.

Jenufa in Sweden

From 19 November Janácek’s opera can be seen at the Malmö Opera in a new production by Orpha Phelan.

Jenufa in the reconstructed original version

On 4 November Opéra de Rennes shows Leoš Janácek's opera Jenufa in the original version of 1904, reconstructed by Mark Audus (production: Pierre Constant).

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.

Julian Yu “Theme Composer” in Tokyo

Every year, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo commissions a new orchestral work from a leading composer. This year’s featured composer is Julian Yu.

Krenek: The Secret Kingdom for the first time in Italy

On 24 July Ernst Krenek’s one act opera Das geheime Königreich (The Secret Kingdom) will receive its Italien première at the Festival della Valle d’Itria.

Première of Borisova-Ollas' Angelus

On 24 June Victoria Borisova-Ollas' work for orchestra Angelus will recieve its UK première in Glasgow with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under Andrew Manze.

Rihm’s Dionysos in Amsterdam

From 8 until 22 June Wolfgang Rihm’s opera fantasy Dionysos comes to Amsterdam in the Dutch première of the work. Ingo Metzmacher conducts the Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest in a production by Pierre Audi.

Lulu in Erfurt

The German première of Eberhard Kloke's new version of Lulu will be given at Erfurt Theatre on 13 June in a production by Saskia Kuhlmann.

Martinu: Greek Passion in Palermo

The Teatro Massimo in Palermo is showing a new production of the London version (29 Apr–8 May). Asher Fisch conducts.

Norwegian première of Arvo Pärt’s Adam’s Lament

The Norwegian premières of Adam’s Lament and the Stabat Mater take place on 19 April in Oslo. Tönu Kaljuste conducts the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the Norwegian Soloists’ Choir.

Luciano Berio: Two German premières at the Berliner Festspiele

The German premières of 4 dédicaces (Concertgebouw Orkest, c. Mariss Jansons) and Stanze (London Philharmonic Orchestra, c. Vladimir Jurowsky) are to be held on 5 Sep and 6 Sep respectively.

Swedish première of Victoria Borisova-Ollas' Angelus

The Swedish première of Victoria Borisova-Ollas' Angelus will be performed by the Mariinsky Orchestra (c. Valery Gergiev) on 24 Aug 2010 at the Berwaldhallen in Stockholm.