Battistelli: World Premiere of LOT in Hannover

Posted by Ricordi 21 March 2017

Based on a story from the Book of Genesis, LOT, the latest opera by Giorgio Battistelli (with book by Jenny Erpenbeck), makes its world premiere at the Staatsoper Hannover on April 1. More performances will be staged there throughout the months of April and May. Orchestra and choir conducted by Mark Rohde. The opera is directed by Frank Hilbrich.

Vladimir Ashkenazy Conducts Antonioni

Posted by Ricordi 21 March 2017

On March 27, at Genoa’s Teatro Carlo Felice, Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy will be conducting I Solisti Aquilani in the world premiere of Francesco Antonioni’s Northern Lights, After the Thaw, for viola, clarinet and string orchestra. Featured soloists: Ada Meinich on viola, and Dmitri Ashkenazy on clarinet. A second performance will be held on March 28, at the Auditorium del Parco in L’Aquila.

Luca Francesconi: Trompe-la-Mort in Paris

Posted by Ricordi 28 February 2017

On March 13, the Opéra national de Paris presents  the world premiere of Luca Francesconi’s Trompe-la-Mort after Honoré de Balzac . The libretto (by the composer) is in French. The two-act opera will be conducted by Susanna Mällki, The director is Guy Cassiers. Trompe-la-Mort has performances through April 5. It’s a commission by  Paris Opera.

Happy Birthday, Maestro Corghi!

Posted by Ricordi 28 February 2017

Azio Corghi is a composer, musicologist and pedagogue. His works - which have been played and performed in the most prestigious international theatres and concert halls – include operas, ballets and pieces for instrumental (acoustical and electronic) and vocal groups. He has often availed himself of the collaboration of José Saramago for his opera texts.

International Competition ‘Giorgio Cambissa’

Posted by Ricordi 21 February 2017

The International Competition 'Giorgio Cambissa'  is dedicated to the concertos of the Italian composer, pedagogue and conductor Giorgio Cambissa (1921-1998). It will take place on 12, 13, 14 May 2017 at Auditorium of “Conservatoire Léo Delibes Clichy-la-Garenne (Paris).

Bussotti: Passion selon Sade

Posted by Ricordi 13 February 2017

On February 23, the Théâtre Bernadette Lafont of Nȋmes presents an all-new production of Sylvano Bussotti’s La passion selon Sade, directed by Antoine Gindt. Léo Warynski conducts the Ensemble Multilatérale and soprano Raquel Camarinha.

Ricordi now represents Edition·S

Posted by Ricordi 31 January 2017 The members of the Universal Music Publishing Classical Group (Casa Ricordi, Durand-Salabert-Eschig, Ricordi Berlin, Editio Musica Budapest and Ricordi London) are proud to be representing the Danish Edition-S in all of their territories as of January 1, 2017 on an agency basis.