Our latest newsletter is out now! Lulu in Chile; Orchestral version of Pierrot lunaire; World première of Arvo Pärt.
The TIME SPANS Festival and JACK Quartet present the US première of Georg Friedrich Haas‘ String Quartet No. 7 in New York on 18 August.
Our current newsletter is out now! Universal Edition at the BBC Proms and at the Salzburg Festival.
Leoš Janáček’s “forest idyll” is currently being staged at the Glimmerglass Festival (8 July – 25 August). Joseph Colaneri conducts a brand-new production by E. Loren Meeker.
The Filmfest München opened with the première of „Mackie Messer – der Dreigroschenfilm“. Watch the trailer:
On 10 May the Oberlin Sinfonietta (cond. Timothy Weiss) presents the US première of David Sawer’s Rebus for 15 players in Oberlin.
Arvo Pärt’s Prayer receives its world première in Estonia on September 7.
Arvo Pärt’s Swansong for Orchestra will receive its Australian première on 22 June.
Music theatre by Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson at the Konzerthaus Berlin.
Arvo Pärt’s composition And I heard a voice … will receive its world première on 18 February.
Bachtrack released the charts about 2017 performance statistics.
On 18 November, Pope Francis presented Arvo Pärt with the Ratzinger Prize in the Vatican. This marks the first time that a composer received the Ratzinger Prize.
It’s been forty years to the day since the monumental world première of Arvo Pärt’s Tabula rasa by violinists Tatjana Grindenko and Gidon Kremer, Alfred Schnittke on the piano and the Estonian Chamber Orchestra under Eri Klas.
On 26 August, Zoltán Rácz and the Concerto Budapest present the Hungarian première of Greater Antiphons at the Arcus Temporum festival in Pannonhalma.
Arvo Pärt’s Berliner Messe, Magnificat and Da Pacem Domine will be performed on 28 July together with works by Johann Sebastian Bach at this year’s Reykholt Festival.
Arvo Pärt is featured composer of this year’s London International A Cappella Choral Competition (LIACCC), which runs from 25 June until 1 July. This year 16 choirs from 11 countries will be competing.
The Staatskapelle Dresden has released its 2017/2018 programme: Arvo Pärt will be the new Composer-in-Residence of the Sächsische Staatskapelle. His oeuvre will be featured in several concerts as well as in a special Portrait Concert. 19 works by the Composer-in-Residence will be performed throughout the whole season.
Benedict Collins Rice and The Facade Ensemble will perform Arvo Pärt’s Passio today at St Michael at the North Gate in Oxford. Further performances take place on 6, 7 and 12 April in Paddington, Peterbourough and Ely respectively.
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