Markus Stenz will be conducting ‘Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny’ with the Dutch National Opera early next year: we spoke about Kurt Weill, Bertold Brecht and the potency of their final collaboration in today’s political climate.
Here you can find our latest Newsletter: world premiere of Borisova-Ollas; The Swiss premiere of the New Critical Edition of ‘The Makropulos Affair’ and the world premiere of Schubert's ‘Finished’
Kent Nagano and the forces of Staatsoper Hamburg launch their new season with a production of Shostakovich's very first opera in which the ears are beguiled but the eyes are not
Chautauqua Opera Company Alumna Rebekah Howell sings, "The Heavenly Life," from Des Knaben Wunderhorn as Music Director and conductor Rossen Milanov directs the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in playing Gustav Mahler's, "Symphony No. 4 in G major," as the finale of the, "Mahler 4," concert on Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 in the Amphitheater.
‘The final song seemed to last both an eternity and no time at all’ - Reviewed at Royal Albert Hall, London on 1 August 2019
Here you can find our latest newsletter: Mahler's clearer Symphony no. 7; Rihm&Weill in Aix-en-Provence; Janáček's Glagolitic Mass and Walter Braunfels' The Birds in Erl
The reduced version by Klaus Simon is the artistic realisation of the original orchestration and loses none of the sound world as envisaged by the composer.
Gustav Mahler’s The Youth's Magic Horn will be performed together with his Symphony No. 1 on 8 December in Zug.
Klaus Simon conducts the Holst-Sinfonietta on 25 November at the E-Werk in Freiburg.
Congratulations to ensemble mini and conductor Joolz Gale for the great review that their recent release of Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 in Klaus Simon’s arrangement for ensemble has received.
“But there is a concomitant gain in the clarity of the line, and the Symphony No. 9 is an endless line. Galante formed and followed it with exceptional shape and focus.”(George Grella, New York Classical Review, 16.09.2014)
On 27 April, the ensemble mini (cond. Joolz Gale) will perform Klaus Simon’s arrangement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 at the Radialsystem V in Berlin.
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.
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