RicordiLab winners have been chosen

Posted by Ricordi 13 October 2016

Sarah Nemtsov, Shiori Usui and Steffen Wick are the winners of the composer competition RicordiLab. A total of 217 composers from 45 different countries applied.

Casale: Conversazioni con Chomsky

Posted by Ricordi 05 October 2016

Performances of the definitive version of Emanuele Casale’s audiovisual opera Conversazioni con Chomsky  are scheduled on October 20 at the Arena del Sole in Bologna. Yoichi Sugiyama conducts. Featuring the voice of Diana Torto and the Teatro Comunale Ensemble. Video produced and directed by Fabio Scacchioli.

Sinopoli: 15th anniversary of his death

Posted by Ricordi 03 October 2016

In occasion of the 15th anniversary of M° Giuseppe Sinopoli’s death  (April 2001), La  Scala theatre has organized a chamber concert on October 6 with the  ‘Cameristi della Scala’ conducted by the cellist Enrico Dindo. Before the concert the musicologist  Enzo Restagno and the composer Paolo Arcà will present the great musician in the double role of conductor and composer.

Vacchi: premieres of orchestra pieces in October

Posted by Ricordi 22 September 2016

The 2016 Cervantino International Festival has commissioned a piece for baritone and orchestra by Fabio Vacchi, entitled Vencidos. It is based on a poem by the Spanish poet Leon Felipe, inspired by the figure of Don Quixote. Also in October, Vacchi’s La giusta armonia (“The Right Harmony”) will have its Italian premiere in Torino. The world premiere was performed by the Wiener Philharmoniker and Riccardo Muti at Salzburger Festspiele in 2006.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Stroppa on a tour

Posted by Ricordi 31 August 2016

Marco Stroppa’s Hommage à Gy.K. for piano, clarinet and viola has been performed as part of an extensive tour by Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Mark Simpson and Antoine Tamestit at some of Europe’s most prestigious summer festivals and venues in Europe.

Ricordi Berlin signs Bernhard Lang

Posted by Ricordi 31 August 2016

Ricordi Bühnen- und Musikverlag, Berlin, has acquired the catalog of Bernhard Lang and will have the exclusive right to publish all future works of the Austrian composer.

Bussotti: International Study Days

Posted by Ricordi 04 August 2016

In coincidence with Maestro Bussotti’s 85th birthday (October 1)  a three-day conference session will be held in Rome. The participants include scholars from a wide range of origins and disciplines.