"Composers combine notes, that's all."

(Igor Stravinsky, russ./am. composer, 1882-1971)

 

Learn more about the people behind the music. Here you will find all information on our composers and authors: biographies, lists of works, introductory texts, photos for download, discographies, as well as a daily updated calendar of performances and much more.

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Work of the Week

11/17/2014

Work of the Week - Fazıl Say: "1914" – Overture

On 21 November, Orchestre National de Belgique conducted by Andrey Boreyko will premiere Fazıl Say’s new work  "1914" – Overture  in Brussels at the Salle Henry Le Bœuf in the Palais des Beaux-Arts. ...

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Composer & Author News

11/13/2014

Humphrey Searle talk at Liszt Society's Annual Day

This year’s Liszt Society Annual Day and International Piano Competition on 15 November will include a talk on its founding member, Schott composer Humphrey Searle. The talk will be given by David Sutton-Anderson at Goldsmith’s ...

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11/05/2014

A Tribute to Steve Martland

On Tuesday 11 November at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, percussionist Colin Currie will be joined by Aurora Orchestra and conductor Nicholas Collon for a concert dedicated to the memory of Schott composer Steve Martland.  ...

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10/28/2014

schott aktuell - the journal 6/2014: INSPIRATION CHINA

Classical music holds real preeminence. At least in China. Hardly a week goes by without the opening of a new concert hall somewhere. A thorough musical education is as much a part of the normal upbringing of Chinese children ...

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