Born: December 16th, 1932
Country of origin: Russia
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
November 4th, 2014 | Barbican Hall - London - United Kingdom
The Enchanted Wanderer (Ocharovannyj Strannik)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
November 21st, 2014 | Mariinsky Concert Hall - St. Petersburg - Russia
Classical music holds real preeminence. At least in China. Hardly a week goes by without the opening of a new concert hall somewhere. A thorough musical education is as much a part of the normal upbringing of Chinese children as attending school. In China, whose own impressive musical tradition ...
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 ...
From 1 July 2014, Strauss Edition Vienna will be available exclusively from Schott Music, including works by Johann, Josef, Eduard and Johann Strauss the Elder Strauss Edition Vienna recently began work on the New Johann Strauss Collected Edition, a major editorial project that will ...
TRIBUTE TO... This issue of schott aktuell focuses on recent orchestral repertoire in the form of homages to other composers, with all the programme connections and interesting avenues down which to explore which such works clearly bring. Johann Sebastian Bach, Domenico ...
The stage is the star: On 26 June 2013, Rodion Shchedrin’s opera Levsha will receive its world premiere in a concert performance at Mariinski II, the new grand stage at St. Petersburg Opera. Shchedrin composed Levsha specially for the opening of the recently inaugurated theatre . ...
ULTIMATE WAGNER 2013 marks the bicentenary of Richard Wagner’s birth, with performances of his music in virtually every opera house around the world. For over 150 years, Schott has been considered the leading publisher for Wagner editions; from 1859 onwards, the composer entrusted his stage ...
We offer sincere congratulations to our great Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin who will be celebrating his 80th birthday on 16 December, wishing him above all good health and great success in his upcoming projects! We have already enjoyed a special highlight during this celebratory year: the première ...
November and December are in some ways the orchestral months: rich and satisfying concerts designed to keep us cheerful and stimulated as the nights draw in, followed by the special holiday celebrations. The Deutsche Orchestertag weekend in Berlin (4./5.11) this time prompts us to look at orchestral ...
The focus of this year’s Salzburg Whitsun Festival is the last female pharaoh, Cleopatra, and as part of four days of performances Rodion Shchedrin has been commissioned to write a new monodrama for soprano and orchestra. Originally Anna Netrebko was set to join St Petersburg's orchestra ...
The motto of the Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele (Salzburg Pentecost Festival) is the legendary Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra. On this occastion, a spectacular world premeire will be presented as part of the concert series: The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra under the baton of Valery Gergiev ist presenting ...
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