The London Ear Festival presents a retrospective look at the music of Luciano Berio, including his complete works for piano, several of his Sequenzas for solo instruments, and other pieces.
Watch a video of the Göbeborgs Symfoniker and Andrey Boreyko performing Victoria Borisova-Ollas’ Symphony No. 2 “Labyrinths of Time” on vimeo.
The first version of Frank Martin’s magical comedy Der Sturm – after Shakespeare’s The Tempest – will be performed today at the Saarländisches Staatstheater.
On 15 March Tim Weiss is conducting the Norwegian première of David Sawer’s ensemble work Rebus at the Stormen Konserthus in Bodø.
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Just in: New Music Dublin 2018 had to cancel all scheduled concerts – including the world première of David Fennessy’s Conquest of the Useless – due to bad weather.
Andrew Clements of The Guardian has reviewed Ernst Krenek’s opera Orpheus und Eurydike, recorded at the Salzburg Festival in 1990 under Pinchas Steinberg and now released on Orfeo.
The Neue Oper Wien’s production of Pallas Athene weint [Pallas Athene weeps] by Ernst Krenek premières on 25 October at the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. Walter Kobéra conducts the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich.
On 19 October the American Symphony Orchestra presents concert versions of two one-act operas with strikingly different reactions to tyranny: Ernst Krenek’s Der Diktator will be performed together with Richard Strauss’s Day of Peace at Carnegie Hall. Leon Botstein conducts the American Symphony Orchestra.
Universal Edition mourns the death of Gladys Nordenstrom Krenek.
Artist-in-Residence Ernst Kovacic, Ariane Matiakh and the German Philharmonic Orchestra Rhineland-Palatinate open the festival with works by Weill, Krenek, Stravinsky and Mussorgsky.
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The full programme of the Kurt-Weill-Fest 2016 has been announced. The festival will be running from 26 February until 13 March under the slogan “Krenek, Weill [&] die Moderne”.
Featuring outstanding singers and soloists as well as informative pre-concert talks, the Continuum Ensemble presents Swept Away, a festival that takes place at the Kings Place from 19 to 21 June.
The Zürcher Kammerorchester will perform Ernst Krenek’s Symphonic Elegy tonight under Thomas Zehetmair at the Tonhalle Zürich.
In his article “Songs of exiles: rescuing ‘degenerate music’ from the shadows,” baritone Peter Brathwaite writes about the Nazi’s campaign against the so-called ‘degenerate music’ and his own mission to bring this music to a new audience.
Ernst Krenek’s tragic opera Der Diktator and Erik Satie’s Geneviève de Brabant will be performed at the Staatstheater Kassel in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Theater-Jugendorchester.
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