Our current newsletter is out now! Tango in Italy; Staud in Japan; Two Janáček novelties; Die Gezeichneten in Zürich.
Franz Schreker's opera premieres at Zürich Opera House under Vladimir Jurowski and Giedrė Šlekytė on September 23.
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.
Andrew Clements of The Guardian has reviewed Ernst Krenek’s opera Orpheus und Eurydike, recorded at the Salzburg Festival in 1990 under Pinchas Steinberg and now released on Orfeo.
The Neue Oper Wien’s production of Pallas Athene weint [Pallas Athene weeps] by Ernst Krenek premières on 25 October at the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. Walter Kobéra conducts the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich.
On 19 October the American Symphony Orchestra presents concert versions of two one-act operas with strikingly different reactions to tyranny: Ernst Krenek’s Der Diktator will be performed together with Richard Strauss’s Day of Peace at Carnegie Hall. Leon Botstein conducts the American Symphony Orchestra.
Universal Edition mourns the death of Gladys Nordenstrom Krenek.
Artist-in-Residence Ernst Kovacic, Ariane Matiakh and the German Philharmonic Orchestra Rhineland-Palatinate open the festival with works by Weill, Krenek, Stravinsky and Mussorgsky.
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The full programme of the Kurt-Weill-Fest 2016 has been announced. The festival will be running from 26 February until 13 March under the slogan “Krenek, Weill [&] die Moderne”.
Featuring outstanding singers and soloists as well as informative pre-concert talks, the Continuum Ensemble presents Swept Away, a festival that takes place at the Kings Place from 19 to 21 June.
The Zürcher Kammerorchester will perform Ernst Krenek’s Symphonic Elegy tonight under Thomas Zehetmair at the Tonhalle Zürich.
In his article “Songs of exiles: rescuing ‘degenerate music’ from the shadows,” baritone Peter Brathwaite writes about the Nazi’s campaign against the so-called ‘degenerate music’ and his own mission to bring this music to a new audience.
Ernst Krenek’s tragic opera Der Diktator and Erik Satie’s Geneviève de Brabant will be performed at the Staatstheater Kassel in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Theater-Jugendorchester.
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