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Frank Martin’s Easter oratorio Golgotha in Zurich

The Gemischter Chor Zürich and the Tonhalle-Orchester (cond. Joachim Krause) will perform Frank Martin’s Golgotha on 13 and 14 April at the Tonhalle Zürich.

Sounds New for piano

19 pieces from the masters of the 20th and 21th centuries. Selected with young hands in mind but also suitable for older players wishing to approach contemporary music via easier material.

K2016 for piano

This edition includes three new piano pieces that, while using a contemporary language, can be played by young adults and can be practically integrated into piano teaching.

Composer portrait: Johannes Maria Staud

On 8 April the Miller Theatre at Columbia University dedicates a composer portrait to Johannes Maria Staud.

Stringplay

For beginner string groups and group lessons. Parts are easy and on open strings.

Rihm’s Requiem-Strophen in Munich

Mojca Erdmann, Anna Prohaska and Hanno Müller-Brachmann present the world première of Wolfgang Rihm’s Requiem-Strophen together with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir.

20 duos for 2 clarinets

Experience the fascinating sound world of Béla Bartók with these arrangements for two clarinets.

In the Zoo 1

Take a walk through the zoo with Aleksey Igudesman!

Wolfgang Rihm at 65

On 13 March Wolfgang Rihm celebrates his 65th birthday.

Piano Circus

These 14 imaginative, easy to middle-grade piano pieces whisk performers and their audiences away to the magical world of the circus.

Inaugural concert of the Pierre Boulez Saal

A stellar line-up of artists, headed by Daniel Barenboim, comes together for the inaugural concert of the Pierre Boulez Saal.

How far can you go?

Now available to purchase and perform – two theatrical, humorous duos for violin and piano, one by Aleksey Igudesman and the other by Hyung-ki Joo.

Read the new MusikSalon!

The blossoming of national musical schools in Poland is mainly associated with the name Karol Szymanowski. However his folkloric models always suited his personal style, which ultimately led him to become a first-rate sound ecstatic.

Tango Passion

Tango classics such as Libertango, El choclo and Ojos Negros by Piazzolla, Villoldo, Greco and other tango composers – selected and arranged for two flutes by Diego Collatti.

Die Antilope at the Cologne Opera

The German première of Johannes Maria Staud’s opera Die Antilope (libretto: Durs Grünbein) takes place on 5 March.

Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman

Twelve medium-difficulty, inventive variations on the popular French tune Ah! Vous dirai-je, Maman are sure to please and inspire flautists.

The Makropulos Case at the Hong Kong Arts Festival

Universal Edition’s critical new edition of The Makropulos Case will have its Hong Kong première on 23 February.

Viennese Sonatinas

These well-made arrangements of the Vienniese Sonatinas for flute and piano are perfect for first encounters with the classical repertoire.

Choral Works

George Arthur has directed choirs to wide critical acclaim, with a particular focus on musicality and thorough interpretation.

Child's Play - For Clarinet

These stimulating new pieces from James Rae with a few added well-known favourites, will take the younger clarinet beginner from day 1 to grade 1-2. Fun illustrations will amuse and inspire the soloist!