"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

11/24/2014

Work of the week - Johann Strauss: Wiener Blut

On 26 November, Johann Strauss II’s operetta Wiener Blu t (Viennese Blood) will open at the beautiful Cuvilliés Theatre in Munich, performed by the orchestra and ensemble of Munich’s Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz. ...

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Composer & Author News

11/28/2014

Gerald Barry & Fidelio Trio

On Friday 5 December, Darragh Morgan (violin) and Mary Dullea (piano) from The Fidelio Trio will give the world premiere of Gerald Barry’s new work, “ All day at home busy with my affairs ”. The performance takes place as part ...

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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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