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. 

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 Quartetto Diotima. The piece, dedicated to Fausto Romitelli.

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.

Sarah Nemtsov: "Sacrifice"

Posted by Ricordi 03 April 2017

Sarah Nemtsov’s music theatre work Sacrifice was premiered on March 05 in Halle (stage director: Florian Lutz, conductor: Michael Wendeberg).

Vinko Globokar: Interview

Posted by Ricordi 03 April 2017

Vinko Globokar‘s newest ensemble work Les Soliloques décortiqués was premiered on March 19, 2017 by Ensemble MusikFabrik and conductor Jean-Michaël Lavoie. Find out more in this interview with Florentin Ginot.

Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concerto

Posted by Ricordi 01 April 2017

In April 2017, the Houston Symphony and principal cellist Brinton Averil Smith will give the first professional performance of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Cello Concerto in the US since its premiere by the New York Philharmonic and Arturo Toscanini in 1935.

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.