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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.
On 28 April a new production of The Threepenny Opera opens at the Staatsoperette Dresden. Christian Garbosnik conducts Sebastian Ritschel’s production, which is scheduled to run until 13 July.
“Kaljuste and his orchestra are just as convincing when placidly unwrapping those bundles of archaic-sounding melody, as he is confronting the angularities and contrapuntal clashes of the earlier works.” - “Arvo Pärt: The Symphonies” receives 4 out of 5 stars from The Guardian’s Andrew Clements. Read the full review:
VAN magazine on the music of Jay Schwartz.
On 18 April Lorenzo Donati conducts the world première of Jay Schwartz’ new work In Paradisum at the church Santa Maria in Campitelli in Rome.
VAN magazine recently published an article on Jay Schwartz.
VAN Magazine talked to German-born, New York-based composer and conductor Matthias Pintscher about Pierre Boulez, whether it’s more fun to conduct or to compose, and about fellow composer Jay Schwartz.
The Eight Bridges | Music for Cologne festival takes place from 30 April to 10 May 2016 and features world premières by Jay Schwartz and Johannes Maria Staud.
On 9 January Matthias Pintscher conducts the UK première of Jay Schwartz’ Delta – Music for Orchestra IV in Glasgow.
Jay Schwartz celebrates his 50th birthday on 26 June.
We’ve prepared a short playlist of the music of Jay Schwartz for you – the composer will be celebrating his 50th birthday on 26 June.
The Canadian première of Jay Schwartz’ Music for Orchestra III will be performed on 18 April at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver.
Jay Schwartz’s Music for Chamber Ensemble will be performed this Saturday, 6 December, at the Amphithéâtre of the Cité de la musique.
On metamorphoses in composition. On audience manipulation. On the language of a composition. On compositional techniques and instinctual hearing.
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