Born: May 28th, 1923
Died: June 12th, 2006
Country of origin: Hungary
Conductor: Andrew Gourlay
September 19th, 2014 | Łaźnia Nowa Theatre - Krakow - Poland
September 20th, 2014 | Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst - Frankfurt/Main - Germany
Schott Music is pleased to announce a new exclusive publishing agreement with Julian Anderson, one of the foremost composers of our time. Schott will publish Anderson’s future works beginning with his Violin Concerto , to be premiered on 14 March 2015 by Carolin Widmann and the ...
On 30 August 2014, the Lucerne Festival presents a unique work by Heinz Holliger: Scardanelli-Zyklus , a 150-minute cycle for mixed forces in three parts. The Lucerne Festival Academy Ensemble, along with the Latvian Radio Choir and flautist Felix Renggli will be conducted by the composer ...
The Klavier-Festival Ruhr is one of the leading piano festivals, comprising concerts, master classes, and panel discussions. This year’s festival, running from 9 May to 12 July, has a special focus on the piano works of György Ligeti. The feature event is a devoted concert during which the ...
From May 28 through June 7, the New York Philharmonic presents the highly anticipated inaugural season of its Biennial Festival. Highlighting many of New York’s most visionary ensembles and musicians, the Biennial offers a fascinating vision of contemporary musical activity from around the world. ...
The early summer months hold the promise of a splendid crop of World Premières by our composers across the world, including an orchestral work by the youthful Richard Strauss! The main focus in this issue is on new chamber operas which we present to you on the occasion ...
When the first concertos were taking shape in the late Baroque, few probably predicted that this new form of music making would become such a long-lived and essential force in musical composition. One key to the concerto’s great success was its inherently dramatic structure: A soloist or group of ...
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 ...
OPERA OF OUR TIME This autumn, four operas by our composers will see their World Premières: Gavin Bryars’ chamber opera Marilyn Forever on September 13 in Victoria, Canada; Tobias Picker’s Dolores Claiborne on September 18 in San Fransisco; and in Vienna, Peter Eötvös’ Paradise Reloaded ...
Three Schott composers are among the winners of the 2013 Gramophone Awards. Recordings of music by Henri Dutilleux ( Correspondances, Deutsche Grammophon), György Ligeti and Peter Eötvös ( Bartók/Eötvös/Ligeti Violin Concertos, Naïve) were selected in the Contemporary and Concerto categories respectively. ...
György Ligeti: Volumina – Works for Organ - WERGO-CD receives Quarterly Award 3/2013 - The WERGO-CD “ Volumina ” with works for organ by György Ligeti has been awarded the Quarterly German Record Critics’ Award. Although Ligeti composed only three works for the organ ...
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