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) Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:14:08 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 New Online Presence of Jazz Publishing House - 04/16/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10218.html?newsCategoryId=11 Since April, the publishing house advance music has been presenting a new look. The newly revised Web site at www.advancemusic.com provides musicians with numerous information on the publishing programme. From now on, everyone interested in jazz and world music can easily place online orders for sheet music, books and multimedia products via the integrated Web shop. At the same time, the... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10218.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Top Story Two Awards Announced for Schott Composers - 04/15/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10202.html?newsCategoryId=12 Two awards have been announced this week for Schott composers: English Touring Opera's was presented with a 2014 Olivier Award for 'Outstanding Achievement in Opera' for their recent productions of Tippett's King Priam and Britten's Paul Bunyan . Juror's cited ETO's 'brave and challenging touring production' of the 'elegant and vibrant' King Priam among the reasons for their decision.... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10202.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Arias for Tenor - 04/14/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10087.html?newsCategoryId=19 Birtel: Arias for aspiring singers - Sheet music for Tenor and Piano - This collection of 32 arias from 4 centuries has been designed specifically for budding voice students and will provide the beginning student with a sound and balanced basis for the entrance examination. Apart from numerous repertoire pieces, this aria album invites the study of rarely heard compositions. The... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10087.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Richard Wagner: Parsifal - 04/14/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10191.html?newsCategoryId=18 Schott Music has been involved with the publishing of Wagner’s operas for over 150 years and to mark the bicentenary, new complete editions with performance material along with the first ever urtext piano scores have been prepared. Among tese editions are the opera Parsifal , traditionally performed on Good Friday. Parsifal was the final large-scale stage work by Richard Wagner who died... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10191.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Classical Masterpieces - 04/07/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10086.html?newsCategoryId=19 Mitchell: Classical Highlights - Sheet music for Alto Saxophon - 'Classical Highlights' presents the best-known and most popular performance pieces of the classical repertoire in arrangements for saxophone and piano. The extensive selection of works provides access to classical masterpieces – from Handel and Bach via Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Wagner to Fauré, Elgar, Debussy... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10086.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Chaya Czernowin in Residence at the Eastman School of Music - 04/07/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10160.html?newsCategoryId=15 From April 7 through 11, Chaya Czernowin is in residence at the Eastman School of Music. On April 9, Brad Lubman leads a portrait concert of Czernowin’s works with the Musica Nova ensemble. The program, which takes place at the Eastman Kilbourn Hall, includes Lovesong , for seven players, as well as her recent Slow Summer Stay triptych. Of the triptych, Czernowin writes: ... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10160.html?newsCategoryId=15 schott-music.com - News Composers News Top Story Work of the Week - Olli Mustonen: Sonata - 04/07/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10172.html?newsCategoryId=18 As part of Melbourne’s 2014 Metropolis New Music Festival, Finnish composer Olli Mustonen’s new work Sonata for violin and orchestra will receive its world première on 9 April 2014. The composer will conduct the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (commissioners of the work) with soloist Kristian Winther. The new work, based on Mustonen’s Sonata for violin and piano from 2013, guides the listener... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10172.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Ballet with Frank Zappa in Munich - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10147.html?newsCategoryId=15 This year's Munich Ballet Festival opens on 4 April with a dance triptych by the Bayerische Staatsballett including a piece based on Wassily Kandinsky's abstract stage work Der Gelbe Klang ( The Yellow Sound ). The work by choreographer Michael Simon uses four compositions by Frank Zappa: Be-Bop Tango , The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat , G-Spot Tornado and Naval Aviation in Art? ... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10147.html?newsCategoryId=15 schott-music.com - News Composers News Top Story Two World Premieres by Hannah Lash with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Alabama Symphony Orchestra - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10161.html?newsCategoryId=13 Two new major works by Hannah Lash receive their world premieres this month. On April 26, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra debuts Lash’s This Ease under the direction of Jeffrey Kahane. Commissioned by the ensemble as part of its Sound Investment commissioning initiative, This Ease is a work that explores and cultivates new encounters with familiar sounds. The premiere takes place at the Alex... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10161.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News World Premiere of Bernard Rands's "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra" with Jonathan Biss and the Boston Symphony Orchestra - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10162.html?newsCategoryId=13 On April 3, pianist Jonathan Biss and the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert Spano deliver the world premiere of Bernard Rands’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra . The premiere takes place at Boston’s Symphony Hall, with additional performances on April 4, 5 and 8. Rands's new concerto was commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in celebration of the composer's... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10162.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Andrew Norman's "Release" Debuts with Emanuel Ax and The Los Angeles Philharmonic - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10163.html?newsCategoryId=13 On May 1, Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic with soloist Emanuel Ax in the world premiere of Andrew Norman’s Release for solo piano and orchestra. The work was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic as part of “The Brahms Project”; a collaborative effort led by Ax which invites today’s top young composers to create companion pieces for some of Brahms’s most beloved works. ... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10163.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News World Premiere of Stewart Wallace's "Hat Trunk" at The University of Texas at Austin - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10164.html?newsCategoryId=13 Stewart Wallace’s Hat Trunk , a colorful arrangement of songs from Wallace’s opera, Hopper’s Wife , receives its world premiere this month at the The University of Texas at Austin's Butler School of Music. The concert takes place at the University's Bates Recital Hall on April 25, with Dan Welcher leading the University’s New Music Ensemble. Scored for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble,... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10164.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News Toronto New Music Concerts Presents Jörg Widmann Portrait - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10165.html?newsCategoryId=13 On April 18, Toronto’s New Music Concerts presents a portrait concert of composer and clarinetist Jörg Widmann. The evening highlights six chamber works by Widmann, with four Canadian premieres. In addition to the first Canadian performance of Air , for solo horn, and Five Fragments for clarinet and piano, Widmann himself performs his well-known piece for solo clarinet, Fantasie . Widmann also... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10165.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Event-News Kamran Ince's "Abandoned" Premieres with Opera Memphis - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10166.html?newsCategoryId=13 On April 4, the second annual Opera Memphis “Midtown Opera Festival” features the premiere of Ghosts of Crosstown , a series of five short operas commissioned for the occasion and inspired by the lives of those who lived near or worked in the majestic Sears Crosstown building. As part of this project, Kamran Ince sees the world premiere of his Abandoned , a new monodrama with libretto by Jerre Dye.... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10166.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News US Premiere of Richard Ayres's "No. 42 (In the Alps)" with Kiera Duffy and Alarm Will Sound - 04/03/2014 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10167.html?newsCategoryId=13 As part of David Lang’s collected stories concert series, Alan Pierson leads soprano Kiera Duffy and the ensemble Alarm Will Sound in the US premiere of Richard Ayres’s No. 42 (In the Alps) . The program, titled (post)folk , takes as its departure the complex and multi-dimensional relationship between music and storytelling. Commissioned by the Netherlands Blazers Ensemble, No. 42... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,10167.html?newsCategoryId=13 schott-music.com - News News from Schott New York Composers News