Dai Fujikura: WP of Akiko's Piano in Hiroshima

In our video, composer Dai Fujikura introduces his concerto "Akiko's Piano" and the very special story that inspired him. The world premier takes place on August 5th, 2020 at ”An Evening of Peace Concert” held by Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra as a commemoration to the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima's atomic bombing tragedy.
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Franceschini: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice au pays des merveilles (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Matteo Franceschini’s latest opera for 5 singers, boys’ choir, actors and orchestra, will be premiere on May 28 at the Philharmonie in Paris.
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Fabio Luisi conducts critical edition of Bellini

From 21 June to 12 July, the critical edition of Vincenzo Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi, edited by Claudio Toscani, will be performed at the Zurich Opera House under the baton of Fabio Luisi. Performed for the first time in November 2000 at the Teatro Massimo in Catania, this edition of I Capuleti e i Montecchi was also staged in Hannover, London, Leipzig, Munich, Rome, Salzburg and Tokyo, among others.
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From our Repertoire: Grisey’s Les Espaces Acoustiques

From our Repertoire is a blog category featuring knowledgeable commentary on works from our diverse catalogues. We will introduce you on a regular basis to not only the best-known compositions but also to niche works that we think deserve a little more attention.

This time: Gérard Grisey’s Les Espaces Acoustiques.

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Interview: Plouvier about Romitelli

On the 10th anniversary of his death, Fausto Romitelli (1963-2004) is at the centre of numerous musicological studies and international concert programmes. On October 8, the London Sinfonietta present the London premiere of AN INDEX OF METALS; altogether, this video opera was performed more than 50 times all over the world so far.

We spoke with Jean-Luc Plouvier, the pianist and artistic director of the Ictus Ensemble, about their special relationship with Romitelli.

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Manfred Gurlitt: Goya Symphony

The Goya Symphony from 1938 is a typical work of Manfred Gurlitt as it combines late Expressionism, neoclassicism and free tonality.

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