Francesconi: Premieres at La Scala and Royal Opera House

Two important premieres are coming up for Luca Francesconi in June: First, Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the world premiere of the orchestra piece Dentro non ha tempo at Teatro alla Scala in Milan. Second, the Royal Opera House in London will present a new production of his opera Quartett. Click here for more information and a video trailer about Quartett.

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Interview with Nuria Schoenberg Nono

On January 29 Luigi Nono would have turned 90. May 8 will mark his 24th anniversary of death, and since then his music has never ceased to attract audiences. On the contrary, it has enjoyed more and more attention on the programs of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, opera houses, and festivals. On our blog we wish to pay homage to this great musician.

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Klaus Huber: Schwarzerde

In Schwarzerde (Black Earth), Klaus Huber does not tell a linear story, one with a plot that can be followed. Instead, in nine sequences, he interweaves situational elements, poems, surreal dialogues and aphorisms. Michael Schindhelm’s libretto makes use of three languages: German, Russian and Armenian.
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