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.
The new critical edition of Leoš Janáček’s From the House of the Dead (Editor: John Tyrrell) is currently being staged at the Opera Frankfurt. The production is directed by David Hermann and conducted by Tito Ceccherini.
Pierre Boulez’s challenging "Anthèmes 1", written in 1991 originally for solo violin, is now also available for viola (UE34346) and violoncello (UE37194).
Matthias Pintscher and the ensemble intercontemporain will perform Pierre Boulez‘ ...explosante-fixe... on 14 October at the Southbank Centre in London.
Daniel Barenboim will be conducting Pierre Boulez’ Notations I-IV and VII on 14 May.
Daniel Barenboim at yesterday’s opening concert of the 38th International Musikfest at the Wiener Konzerthaus.
This Saturday, 29 April, Darragh Morgan will be performing Pierre Boulez’ Anthèmes 2 and Steve Reich’s Violin Phase at the launch concert for his new album “For Violin and Electronics” .
Dérive 2 will have its Croatian première on 23 April at the Zagreb Youth Theatre. David Fulmer conducts the Ensemble intercontemporain.
With the Ensemble intercontemporain, Matthias Pintscher will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ensembles founding in an evening that pays homage to Pierre Boulez.
A stellar line-up of artists, headed by Daniel Barenboim, comes together for the inaugural concert of the Pierre Boulez Saal.
The 38th International Musikfest at the Wiener Konzerthaus focuses on the oeuvre of Pierre Boulez – in 14 concerts all of his compositions will be performed.
Prof. Dr. Martin Zenck’s book “Pierre Boulez: Die Partitur der Geste und das Theater der Avantgarde” was presented on 18 November at the Academy of Music in Mainz in a memorial concert for the great composer who passed away this January.
The great hall of the Philharmonie de Paris has been named for its ‘spiritual father’, Pierre Boulez. The inauguration ceremony took place on 26 October in attendance of French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay and Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris.
From 2 to 20 September 2016, Musikfest Berlin will open this year’s Berlin concert season. Universal Edition is strongly represented.
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