"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

04/17/2015

Work of the Week - Chaya Czernowin: Slow Summer Stay

On 24 April 2015 Chaya Czernowin’s cycle Slow Summer Stay will be performed in its entirety for the first time at the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik festival in Germany. The three parts of the cycle, Streams , ...

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Composer & Author News

04/23/2015

BBC Proms 2015

The 2015 BBC Proms season has been announced and over the summer audiences can look forward to hearing many classics from the Schott catalogue. Over nine weeks of performances, Stravinsky's music will be featured in ten different ...

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03/31/2015

Casken's 'Apollinaire's Bird' Shortlisted for RPS Music Award

John Casken’s oboe concerto Apollinaire’s Bird has been shortlisted for an RPS Music Award for Large-Scale Composition.   Given annually by the Royal Philharmonic Society, the RPS Music Awards are the highest ...

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03/12/2015

Intoxicating opera: European premiere of Marc Blitzstein's Triple-Sec

On 14 March 2015, Marc Blitzstein’s short opera Triple-Sec will receive its European premiere at the Berlin Konzerthaus directed by Tobias Ribitzki. Following its first performance in Philadelphia in 1929, the work ...

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