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:
Luke Bedford’s Faraway Canons for bass drum and piano will receive its world première on 21 April at the Occupy the Pianos Festival in London. The work will be performed by the piano and percussion duo George Barton and Siwan Rhys.
The reduced version of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 will receive its Dutch première on 19 April at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. Ulrich Pöhl conducts the Insomnio Ensemble.
Wolfgang Rihm’s monodrama Das Gehege (director: Andrea Breth) opens on 26 April at the Opernhaus...
On 18 April Lorenzo Donati conducts the world première of Jay Schwartz’ new work In Paradisum at...
The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra will play the music of Morton Feldman at the DOX Centre for...
Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók is currently being performed at the Opéra national de Paris.
With the 10 pieces of this collection for violin and accordion, the introduction to traditional klezmer music is possible in no time at all.
David Brookers miniatures for two violins cover a wide range of Russian romantic music from the 19th and 20th centuries.
On 27 March, Singer Pur and Ensemble Musikfabrik present the Czech première of Wolfgang Rihm‘s Vigilia.
Franz Schreker was born today 140 ago. 100 years ago, in April 1918, the 40-year-old’s opera Die Gezeichneten received its world première in Frankfurt.
"It is all a matter of play, the dance of the notes, the walk on the tightrope."
Susanna Mälkki makes her debut at the Vienna State Opera with Gottfried von Einem’s Dantons Tod.
Sláva Daubnerová’s production premières on 22 March at the Národní divadlo in Prague.
"Missa brevis" by Max Beckschäfer is a challenging new setting for unaccompanied mixed choir.
Music theatre by Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson at the Konzerthaus Berlin.
The Musikverein Vienna dedicates a whole evening to the music of Johannes Maria Staud.
One in Christ (UE21718) and Reconciliation (UE21719)
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