UE newsletter: Haas, Berio and Janáček
Our current newsletter is out now! Universal Edition at the BBC Proms and at the Salzburg Festival.
The Cunning Little Vixen at the Glimmerglass 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 „Dreigroschenfilm“ in Munich
The Filmfest München opened with the première of „Mackie Messer – der Dreigroschenfilm“. Watch the trailer:
David Sawer: US première in Oberlin
On 10 May the Oberlin Sinfonietta (cond. Timothy Weiss) presents the US première of David Sawer’s Rebus for 15 players in Oberlin.
The Threepenny Opera returns to Dresden
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.
★★★★☆ for “Arvo Pärt: The Symphonies”
“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: