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Wozzeck at the English National Opera

A new production of Alban Berg’s Wozzeck will take place from 11 to 25 May at the English National Opera.

UE Violin Selection

Have a look at our new violin catalogue with free copies of selected pieces, links to YouTube videos of performances and a complete listing of titles for ready reference.

Recorder Debut - James Rae

For child-friendly solo or group learning with CD and with free download options for pupils and teachers!

UE at the BBC Proms 2013

UE is strongly represented at the BBC Proms 2013.

Omaggio a Berio

The Casa da Música in Porto commemorates the tenth anniversary of Luciano Berio’s death with an “Omaggio a Berio”.

US première of David Fennessy’s 13 Factories

The US première of 13 Factories for ensemble and electronics takes place on 20 April 2013 at the MATA Festival in New York.

Composer portrait: Victoria Borisova-Ollas

In the context of the “Tonsättarweekend” 11 pieces by Victoria Borisova-Ollas – including her new work Creation of the Hymn – will be performed between 18 and 21 April at the Konserthuset in Stockholm.

Frankfurt Music Fair 2013 – spirit of music!

Come and see Universal Edition and Wiener Urtext Edition in Hall 3.1, Stand C42

Viva el Tango!

Historical notes, 21 easy to advanced pieces, advice and inspiring recordings on CD – play the tango!

The New Flute

An introduction to modern flute techniques. Sing & Play • Fluteboxing • Bisbigliando • Whistles • Wind Sounds • Percussive Sounds • Glissando • Flutter Tongue • High Speed Trills …

Carta Blanca a Friedrich Cerha

Friedrich Cerha has “carte blanche” at the Orquesta Nacional de España between 2 and 12 April 2013. The orchestra will perform 11 pieces within ten days at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid.

The “scandal concert” turns 100

The 100th anniversary of the so-called “scandal concert” took place on 31 March 2013. On 5 April, the concert will be repeated at the Musikverein, Ö1 broadcasts a live transmission.

New production of Votre Faust

The première of the new production of Votre Faust takes place on 30 March 2013 in Berlin.

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.

Leipzig Book Fair

Come and see us at the Book Fair in Leipzig.

The Conductors' Interviews

Do you remember the first time you heard Mahler’s music?

Recorder Trio Junior

Folksong arrangements for first-time trio players.

Friedrich Cerha talks about his music

In this interview, Friedrich Cerha talks to Universal Edition about his own works, Ligeti's Atmosphères and the phenomenon of rejection and late redress.

Otto Tomek (10.2.1928–18.2.2013)

We mourn the passing of our trusted companion and supporter of our composers.

Cristóbal Halffter's new opera: Schachnovelle

The world première of Cristóbal Halffter's new opera takes place in May.