On 25 February Cuarteto Casals performs the Austrian première of Mauricio Sotelo’s String Quartet No. 4 Quasals vB–131 at the Konzerthaus Vienna.
PRS Foundation has announced that David Sawer will receive a Composers‘ Fund.
The Zeitströme festival runs from 19 February until 2 March at the Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt with works by Berio, Rihm and Stockhausen.
A 20th century masterpiece now available for guitar: Christophe Dejour presents his arrangement of Béla Bartók’s Solo Sonata for Violin (Sz. 117).
For this edition, musician and pedagogue Siegfried Steinkogler turned Bartók’s piano collection “For Children“ into pieces for guitar duo that are an enrichment for any guitar lesson!
Roland Freisitzer’s reduced version of Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin premières on 16 October at the Musikverein.
Tonight François-Xavier Roth and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra will perform the Dance Suite at the Lucerne Festival.
On 10, 11 and 12 August Ilan Volkov and the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra present the concert version of The Miraculous Mandarin at the Sala São Paulo.
The first performance was given exactly 90 years ago, on 1 July 1927 in Frankfurt am Main as part of the International Society for Contemporary Music Festival, with Bartók as soloist under Wilhelm Furtwängler.
Today, on the day of the 100th anniversary of its world première, Bartók’s The Wooden Prince will be performed by the Hungarian National Ballet.
Béla Bartók was born today 135 years ago. The quote above is taken from a text by the composer on “race purity in music”.
Thoughtfully crafted arrangements of Bartóks traditional character pieces 'Romanian Folk Dances' enhanced with a touch of contemporary playing technique by Gergely Ittzés.
The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester and Kent Nagano will be performing Bluebeard´s Castle at the Wiener Festwochen.
Ivan Hewett of The Telegraph has reviewed David Cooper’s biography of Béla Bartók.
Charles Dutoit’s performance with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the final work in a Hungarian-themed evening, was a fine reminder of [Bluebeard’s Castle’s] power to haunt and disturb by musical means alone.
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