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Franceschini: new opera Dorian Gray

After the success of the music theatre productions of Alice, Poucette and Zazie, Italian eclectic composer Matteo Franceschini brings on stage Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray as subject for his new opera commissioned by Fondazione Haydn di Bolzano e Trento.
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Sarah Nemtsov: World premiere of TZIMTZUM

In November 2023, Sarah Nemtsov's tetralogy TZIMTZUM (2020-2023) for soloist ensemble and orchestra, which takes up Kabbalistic myths of creation, was performed in its entirety for the first time. The WDR Sinfonieorchester, ensemble Nikel and Peter Rundel presented its world premiere at the NOW Festival in Essen, two days after the premiere of the final part, K'lipot, at the Kölner Philharmonie.
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Sciarrino: Love and Fury

Salvatore Sciarrino dedicates to Barbara Hannigan his new work for voice and orchestra, Love & Fury, inspired to nine arias by Alessandro Stradella (1643-1682).
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Francesconi: Corpo elettrico, new violin concerto

Commissioned by Bamberg Symphoniker Stiftung for violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, together with Casa da Música, Radio France, Orquesta Simfonica de Barcelona, LA Philharmonic Orchestra, in coproduction with IRCAM-Centre Pompidou. First dates of the tour are out.
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New signing: Daniela Terranova

We are very glad to welcome Daniela Terranova as new signing of Casa Ricordi, within the family of Universal Music Publishing Classics & Screen.

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Pagh-Paan and Verunelli in Donaueschingen

The closing concert of the Donaueschinger Musiktage sees the premiere of works from Younghi Pagh-Paan and Francesca Verunelli, presented by the SWR Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Ingo Metzmacher.
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Liza Lim: Ensemble premieres in Strasbourg & Lucerne

Under direction from Pierre Bleuse, the Ensemble intercontemporain presented the world premiere of Liza Lim’s Tailor of Time at Festival Musica, Strasbourg. In November, Lucerne Festival Forward will premiere Multispecies Knots of Ethical Time, another work in which Liza Lim explores the theme of time.
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Verunelli tours Europe with new projects

Two new projects by composer Francesca Verunelli are slated for upcoming world premieres. Tune and Retune II and Songs and Voices will be unveiled during the 2023-2024 concert season.
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