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) Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 28 May 2015 15:56:48 +0200 Schott Music - CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Werk der Woche - Christopher Cerrone: The Pieces That Fall to Earth - 05/25/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11711.html?newsCategoryId=18 Christopher Cerrone’s The Pieces That Fall To Earth for soprano and chamber orchestra receives its world premiere with the Los Angeles Philharmonic on May 26 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Hila Plitmann joins as soloist, with John Adams leading the orchestra as both conductor and curator of a concert that features three world premiere performances of Los Angeles Philharmonic commissions. ... Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11711.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - 05/18/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11697.html?newsCategoryId=18 Premiered in Dresden in 1911, Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier is one of the great operas of the twentieth century and is performed regularly around the world. In the last ten years the “Comedy for music” has had more than five hundred performances in Germany alone, with productions currently showing in the opera houses of Stuttgart and Düsseldorf. A new production of the opera by Claus Guth... Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11697.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Huw Watkins announced as BBC National Orchestra of Wales' Composer-in-Association - 05/12/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11689.html?newsCategoryId=12 Schott is excited to announce that Huw Watkins has been named Composer-in-Association with BBC National Orchestra of Wales, 2015-2018. Watkins' longstanding relationship with BBC NOW began with the commissioning of his first major orchestral work, the Piano Concerto (2001-2), which he premiered as soloist with the orchestra under Martyn Brabbins. A second commission followed with... Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11689.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story Work of the Week - Christian Jost: ROTKAMMERTRAUM - 05/11/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11681.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 15 May 2015, the stage premiere of Christian Jost’s ballet Rotkammertraum (Dream of the Red Chamber) will be given in Essen by Folkwang Tanzstudio, with choreography by Fang Yu Shen. Stage design is by Günther Hellweg, and costumes are designed by Min Lin. The work is an adaptation of Cao Xuequin’s Chinese novel of the same name, and is one of many events commissioned by the Beijing Cao Xuequin... Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11681.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Work of the Week - Kurt Weill: The Road of Promise - 05/04/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11643.html?newsCategoryId=18 The Collegiate Chorale presents the U.S. premiere of The Road of Promise , a new concert adaptation of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel’s 1937 epic musical spectacle, The Eternal Road , at New York's Carnegie Hall on May 6-7. Conductor/director Ted Sperling leads the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, a 200-voice chorus, and a cast that features Anthony Dean Griffey, Mark Delavan, Philip Cutlip, Ron Rifkin, AJ... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11643.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Schott Music Mourns Death of Maya Plisetskaya - 05/04/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11665.html?newsCategoryId=11 The prima ballerina assoluta and wife of our composer Rodion Shchedrin died in Munich on 2 May at the age of 89. She was one of the most important dancers of our time and had maintained friendly contacts with the Schott publishing house for many years. In 2000, she founded with her husband the Mainz-based International Maya Plisetskaya and Rodion Shchedrin Foundation. As part of the Foundation's work,... Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11665.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Top Story schott aktuell - the journal 3/2015: The Brass Age - 04/28/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11641.html?newsCategoryId=11 Our current issue focuses on the French horn – ‘Instrument of the Year 2015’ – and its brass relatives from trumpet to tuba. This is prompted by the world première of Krzysztof Penderecki’s first concerto for solo trumpet, only his second concerto for a brass instrument. Concertino will receive its first performance at the Polish-themed Musikfestspiele Saar with Gábor Boldoczki as the soloist. The... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11641.html?newsCategoryId=11 schott-music.com - News Global News from Schott Music Composers News Top Story Work of the Week - Peter Eötvös: Senza sangue - 04/27/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11627.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 1 May 2015 the New York Philharmonic will stage the world premiere of Peter Eötvös’ opera Senza sangue . The opera, conceived in one act and written for only two singers, is based on Alessandro Baricco’s eponymous novella that tells the story of two people whose lives are connected through their divergent roles in a murder. These two protagonists, Tito and Nina, first came into contact... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11627.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story BBC Proms 2015 - 04/23/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11624.html?newsCategoryId=12 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 concerts in London's Royal Albert Hall including performances of Symphony in Three Movements by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Collon and The Firebird... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11624.html?newsCategoryId=12 schott-music.com - News News from Schott London Composers News Top Story The invention of sirtaki - 04/20/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11580.html?newsCategoryId=19 Theodorakis: Zorba's Dance - For string quartett - Outside Greece, it is regarded as THE Greek dance. And to think the sirtaki was "invented" for the film Zorba the Greek as recently as 1964 – supposedly to make the dance scene easier for the leading actor Anthony Quinn. The famous melody by Mikis Theodorakis who turns 90 this year has now been arranged by Wolfgang Birtel for... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11580.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Chaya Czernowin: Slow Summer Stay - 04/20/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11606.html?newsCategoryId=18 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 , Lakes and Upstream , can also be performed as individual works. Slow Summer Stay is inspired by two basic principles applicable to all music: motion and stillness. The combination... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11606.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Sight-Reading - 04/17/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11576.html?newsCategoryId=19 Double Bass Sight-Reading This volume is an excellent companion for self-study owing to its focus on authentic melodies and structures instead of sterile sight-reading exercises. Duos play an important role in this volume which is aimed at helping students to play the metre and notes correctly and grasp phrasing and dynamics quickly – essential skills when playing together with others! ... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11576.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Now available from WERGO - 04/16/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11603.html?newsCategoryId=19 Giacinto Scelsi: Suite 9 & 10 - per pianoforte - Though Scelsi had studied Western philosophy intensively and also felt at home in the Roman Catholic Church, his world view was nevertheless grounded in his encounter with the Eastern mysticism found in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Zen. This spiritual orientation is also expressed in the subtitles of three of his piano suites. “Ttai”,... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11603.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications Work of the Week - Arnold Schönberg: Moses und Aron - 04/13/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11590.html?newsCategoryId=18 On 19 April 2015 Schoenberg’s largest and most complex work Moses und Aron will be staged at the Komische Oper Berlin, in a production by Barrie Kosky with music conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. The opera, written between 1928 and 1932, was never finished: though Schoenberg planned to compose three acts, the final of these never reached completion. At the centre of Moses und Aron is the conflict... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11590.html?newsCategoryId=18 schott-music.com - News Work of the Week Top Story Learn from the master - 04/10/2015 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11573.html?newsCategoryId=19 My first Bach - Easiest Piano Pieces by J. S. Bach - Johann Sebastian Bach composed countless pieces specifically for his many students. My First Bach contains many of these educational pieces which are, for the most part, arranged in increasing difficulty. Easy two-part chorales and dances are followed by more demanding little preludes, two-part inventions and the first Prelude from... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.schott-music.com/news/archive/show,11573.html?newsCategoryId=19 schott-music.com - News New Publications