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01/23/2015

Work of the Week - Gerald Barry: Day

On Wednesday 28 January, a new version of Gerald Barry’s Day for orchestra will receive its world premiere at the BBC Philharmonic Studio in Salford. The portrait concert is part of “Before the Road: The Music of Gerald ...

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01/17/2015

Casken and Goehr at Wigmore Hall

Tonight at Wigmore Hall, the Nash Ensemble perform John Casken’s Infanta Marina and Alexander Goehr’s …around Stravinsky in a pre-concert concert and discussion. The concert is part of a series for the ensemble's 50th ...

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01/14/2015

Theodorakis' "Zorbas" Ballet Touring Italy

"I took an old melody, a Cretan dance, and reworked it into an improvisation, always aware that I was going to write a specific composition later. But the final result, the dance to this old melody, was so captivating ...

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01/13/2015

Work of the week - Toshio Hosokawa: Blossoming II

Toshio Hosokawa’s orchestral work Blossoming II will be performed this week by two orchestras in four cities. As part of a short tour, the London Symphony Orchestra will perform the work under the baton of Robin Ticciati, ...

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01/12/2015

Work of the Week - Ryan Wigglesworth: Études-Tableaux

On 16 January, Ryan Wigglesworth’s new orchestral work Études-Tableaux will have its world premiere performance at Severance Hall in Cleveland. Franz Welser-Möst will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra where Wigglesworth ...

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01/06/2015

Larcher Wins Stoeger Prize

Schott composer Thomas Larcher is the winner of the Elise L. Stoeger Prize for 2014/15. The Stoeger Prize is given every two years in recognition of significant contributions to the field of chamber music composition. A ...

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01/01/2015

Work of the week - Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Straussiana

The New Year’s Concert 2015 of Dresden’s State Operetta will be on 1, 3, 4, 8, and 9 January. It is titled after Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s work Straussiana and will equally be a homage to Johann Strauss. The Orchestra ...

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12/22/2014

In Memory of Jane Bown

    In memory of Jane Hope Bown who passed away yesterday at the age of 89, here is the photograph she took of Sir Michael Tippett in his later years.  

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