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.
The Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, is giving a new production of Franz Schreker's opera Der Schatzgräber (“The Treasure-Seeker“), directed by Ivo van Hove. Première is on 1 September 2012.
Bow Down, Harrison Birtwistle’s music-theatre work from 1977 employs 5 actors and 4 musicians to tell the ancient ballad of 'The Two Sisters'. First performance of the new production: 17 May in Brighton.
From 11 May the Salzburg Theatre is staging a new production of Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck in the scaled-down version by Canadian composer John Rea.
Alexander Zemlinsky’s one act A Florentine Tragedy will be presented by the Canadian Opera Company from 26 April–25 May this year.
This April the Saarland State Theatre continues the celebrations of Wolfgang Rihm’s 60th birthday with Inga Levant’s new production of his opera The Conquest of Mexico.
The Opéra de Lyon is now performing the opera in a new production by Georges Lavaudant. Bernhard Kontarsky conducts. The première was on 29 Jan.
From 12 Jan on Kurt Weill's opera Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny can be seen at the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv. Afterwards it will be performed for the first time at the Vienna State Opera (première: 24 Jan).
After a long absence, Manfred Gurlitt's Nana returns to the stage this April at the Erfurt Theatre, Germany.
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