schott-music.com - News http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/index.html?_NewsSearch=1&_NewsSearch_page=6 schott-music.com - News en-UK thomas.fischer@schott-music.com (Thomas Fischer) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:11:19 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Maxwell Davies reflects on time as Master of the Queen's Music - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10594.html?newsCategoryId=12 Following the announcement today of Judith Weir as the next Master of the Queen’s Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies reflects on his ten years in the position: “My appointment as Master of The Queen’s Music came as a great surprise, but I seized the opportunity as it offered the possibility to explore fields of communication I had not hitherto entered – for example, in large-scale works suitable... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10594.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Vijay Iyer Joins Schott Music - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10595.html?newsCategoryId=11 Schott Music is delighted to announce the signing of an exclusive worldwide concert music publishing agreement with pianist and composer Vijay Iyer. Celebrated as a visionary musician, composer and writer, Vijay Iyer has been called "one of the world's most inventive new-generation jazz pianists" ( The Guardian ) and "an American treasure" (Minnesota Public Radio). ... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10595.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music News from Schott New York Composers News Top Story Kamran Ince's "Songs with Other Words" Debuts at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival; Portrait Concert with Present Music - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10596.html?newsCategoryId=13 As part of this year’s Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, which takes place at venues across Northern Germany, the intrepid “classical band” Spark gives the world premiere of Kamran Ince’s Songs in Other Words . The premiere takes place on August 1 at the historic ACO Thormannhalle in Rendsbug-Büdelsdorf, with a subsequent performance on August 2. Commissioned by the ensemble, Songs in Other Words... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10596.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Festivals Tobias Picker Celebrates 60; "An American Tragedy" Opens at The Glimmerglass Festival - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10597.html?newsCategoryId=13 We send our warmest wishes to our own Tobias Picker on the occasion of his 60th birthday on July 18. In honor of the occasion, The Glimmerglass Festival debuts its new production of Picker’s An American Tragedy on July 20, which also marks the world premiere of the revised version of the work. Conducted by George Manahan and directed by Peter Kazaras, the production runs through August 24. An American... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10597.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News World Premiere of Bernard Rands's "Folk Songs" at Tanglewood's Festival of Contemporary Music - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10598.html?newsCategoryId=13 As the Boston Symphony Orchestra settles back into its summer home at the Tanglewood Music Festival, we look forward to the annual Festival of Contemporary Music, which takes place from July 17 through 21 in the scenic Berkshires of western Massachusetts. This year’s program features a thrilling selection of works from the Schott catalogue, including the world premiere of Bernard Rands’s Folk Songs... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10598.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Festivals Andrew Norman's "Play" in West Coast Premiere at Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10599.html?newsCategoryId=13 Conducted by Marin Alsop, Andrew Norman’s Play receives its West Coast premiere as part of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, California. The performance takes place on August 1 at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. Play , which was commissioned by Gil Rose and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, received its premiere at Boston’s Jordan Hall in 2013. The work was... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10599.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Festivals Yellow Barn Celebrates the Music of Lei Liang; New CD on Bridge Records - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10600.html?newsCategoryId=13 The 2014 Yellow Barn Music Festival is host to a unique lineup of concerts and discussions, with a focus this year on the music of composer-in-residence Lei Liang. The composer’s residency opens with a portrait concert on July 28 featuring a selection of solo works including Some Empty Thoughts of a Person from Edo for harpsichord, My Windows for piano, Feng for cello and In Praise of Shadows... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10600.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Event-News World Premiere of Howard Shore's "A Palace Upon the Ruins" at Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10601.html?newsCategoryId=13 The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival and La Jolla SummerFest host the world premiere of A Palace Upon the Ruins in August, a new song cycle by Howard Shore for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble. The premiere takes place on August 10 at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, featuring mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano. On August 15, Cano joins the musicians of La Jolla SummerFest for the... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10601.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Festivals Albany Records Releases "Sweet Chariot", Solo and Chamber Music by Alvin Singleton - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10602.html?newsCategoryId=13 On July 1, 2014, Albany Records released Sweet Chariot , a portrait album featuring seven works by Alvin Singleton composed between 1970 and 2012. The album highlights several of Singleton’s most striking works for solo instruments and chamber ensemble, with performances by many of the composer’s long-time champions and collaborators. Of Singleton's music, critic Kyle Gann writes: Singleton's... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10602.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Schott Music Corporation Acquires Works of George Perle - 07/22/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10603.html?newsCategoryId=13 Schott Music Corporation (NY) is proud to announce the acquisition of nearly 50 works by renowned composer, scholar, and MacArthur Fellow George Perle. Celebrated for his prolific output of chamber and orchestral pieces as well as his influential writings on 20th-century music, the Pulitzer-prize winning composer secured his position in the late 20th-century canon with a sophisticated and idiomatic... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10603.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Tango! - 07/21/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10501.html?newsCategoryId=19 Ludwig: Lisboa - For string quartet - The Bavarian all-rounder Peter Ludwig not only writes film music, chansons, chamber music and piano music, but also – and especially – beautiful, inspired tangos which close the gap between South America and Europe. Click here to order 'Lisboa'... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10501.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Carl Orff: Catulli Carmina - 07/21/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10591.html?newsCategoryId=18 The dramatic choreographed cantata Catulli Carmina will be performed at this year’s Carl Orff Festival in Andechs, Germany. The Andechser Orff-Akademie Orchestra and the Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Christian von Gehren will accompany the Andechser Festival choir, the Friedolinspatzen of the Gesangverein Maisach and the “Sound of Voices” youth choir. The solo parts will be sung by Anja Vegry,... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10591.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Another volume of the Schumann Complete Edition - 07/18/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10497.html?newsCategoryId=19 Schumann: Ouvertüren - Piano score - The Robert Schumann Edition (RSA) is further completed by the piano scores of Schumann's Overtures for piano solo and piano duet. The goal of the edition is to reproduce authentic work texts which shall come as close to the intended originals as possible. Last but not least, the critical edition shall create a solid basis for the faithful cultivation... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10497.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Now available from WERGO - 07/17/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10589.html?newsCategoryId=19 Quintets & Solos - Works by Toshio Hosokawa - “Music is calligraphy using sounds painted on the canvas of silence.” Toshio Hosokawa’s idea demonstrates his engagement with Far Eastern calligraphy as the most prominent connection between his compositional esthetic and traditional Japanese arts as well as the principles of Asian philosophy. There is not a single note in the music of... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10589.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Rodion Shchedrin: Moscow - Petushki - 07/14/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10568.html?newsCategoryId=18 Now in it’s 20th year, Verbier Festival has firmly established itself as one of the most important European classical music festivals hosting a programme that not only includes concerts but also master classes for talented young artists with internationally renowned performers such as Rolando Villazón, Thomas Quasthoff and Lang Lang. Each year former participants of these master classes return to the... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10568.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story