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Karol Szymanowski: Sechs Lieder op. 31 for orchestra

On 15 April Sakari Oramo presents the first performance of the Sechs Lieder op. 31 by Karol Szymanowski in the orchestra version.

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.

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.

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.

Frankfurt Music Fair 2012 - Mission for Music

Come and see UNIVERSAL EDITION and WIENER URTEXT EDITION in Hall 3.1, Stand C42

Cosi fan Tutte

The latest addition to the series of 18th and early 19th century duet arrangements of Mozart’s operatic highlights.

Pink Panther for Two

An irresistible new collection of piano duets with CD in the popular “Tea for Two” series. Incl. The Pink Panther Theme, Bill Bailey and more.

Schönberg's 3 Klavierstücke op. 11 for chamber orchestra

On 5 March Yoel Gamzou conducts the first performance of Arnold Schönberg's Drei Klavierstücke op. 11 in the version for chamber orchestra arranged by Richard Dünser.

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.

Transformation in Boston

On 25 February, Sound Icon presents the US première of Beat Furrer’s Narcissus-Fragement, alongside Nuun for 2 pianos and ensemble.

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.

New Karl Scheit Guitar Edition

With his “Musik für Gitarre” series, Karl Scheit played an important role in the development of guitar tuition. Our New Karl Scheit Series has now been expanded with another new valuable addition.

All together easy Ensemble!

Make music together – for a variety of instruments. Ensemble playing for beginners with this new edition by James Rae.

NYC Première of Pärt’s Lamentate

Arvo Pärt’s Lamentate receives its New York première at the Carnegie Hall. Dennis Russell Davies conducts the American Composers Orchestra with Maki Namekawa on piano.