Donizetti: Anna Bolena

Posted by Ricordi 03 May 2017

The critical edition of Gaetano Donizetti’s  Anna Bolena, realized by Paolo Fabbri, takes its cue from the manuscript (housed in the Ricordi Archives, the libretto for the premiere, printed editions of voice and piano parts from the period, and additional scores handwritten by Donizetti.

Interview: Teodor Currentzis

Posted by Ricordi 03 May 2017 “Rituality and spirituality are the things I am looking for in contemporary music.” On February 18, 2017 Teodor Currentzis conducted the Russian premiere of Sergej Newski’s violin concerto Cloud Ground in Perm. The soloist was Elena Revich.

Francesconi’s QUARTETT: Interview with Director John Fulljames

Posted by Ricordi 02 May 2017

After making its world premiere at Milano’s La Scala Theater in April 2011, Luca Francesconi’s much acclaimed Quartett has been performed over 40 times in cities throughout Europe. Two performances of the opera are slated for May: one in Trento, Italy (May 5); and one at the Spoleto Festival USA (May 28), where the opera will be making its United States premiere. These performances will be directed by John Fulljames, Associate Director of Opera at the Royal Opera House, London. 

Lanza: The 1987 Max Headroom Broadcast Incident

Posted by Ricordi 21 April 2017

Mauro Lanza’s latest composition The 1987 Max Headroom Broadcast Incident for “augmented” string quartet will be making its world premiere on May 15 at the 'Friche la Belle de Mai Festival' in Marseille, France. It will be performed by Quatuor Diotima. The piece, dedicated to Fausto Romitelli.

Marco Momi: Vuoi che i passi accadano

Posted by Ricordi 21 April 2017

On May 19 in Pinerolo, in the Province of Torino, Italy, Quartetto Maurice will be presenting a new composition by Marco Momi, entitled VUOI CHE I PASSI ACCADANO (You Want the Steps to Happen), for quartet and “performed” electronics. 
Momi experiments with a new approach to interaction between musicians and electronics. 

Italian Art Songs

Posted by Ricordi 07 April 2017

Songs from the 19th and 20th Centuries for high voice and piano. Edited by Ilaria Narici

Ricordi London signs Philip Venables

Posted by Ricordi 05 April 2017 The music publisher G Ricordi & Co. (London) Ltd. has signed Philip Venables, one of the most important young British composers. Performers and commissioners of his music include The Royal Opera, the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, Wigmore Hall and the London Sinfonietta.