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Zemlinsky: 150th anniversary and WP of Malva

Highly esteemed by his contemporaries, the legendary conductor, composer and pedagogue Alexander Zemlinsky was born 150 years ago this October. His opera fragment Malva from 1912 had its world premiere at the National Theatre in Prague as part of musica non grata's Zemlinsky 150 festival.
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Lang: Playing Trump and Der Hetzer

Politics and power, society and manipulation – these are the key issues of Bernhard Lang’s latest “political theatre works”: the chamber opera Playing Trump, commissioned by the Hamburg State Opera, and the large-scale music theatre Der Hetzer (The Rabble Rouser), commissioned by the Dortumund Opera.
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Interview: Lang on Der Hetzer

For the ORPHEUS magazine, Maike Graf spoke with the composer about his compositional principles and related stylistic elements, about the introduction of rap, and the socio-political intentions of his opera commission Der Hetzer.
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La Biennale di Venezia 2021

Universal Music Publishing Classical goes to Venice: 8 composers for 8 works published by Ricordi and Durand Salabert Eschig, including 1 world premiere and 5 Italian premieres.

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Filidei and Donatoni Premieres

Live performance with audience at Teatro alla Scala for Tre quadri, Francesco Filidei's piano concerto which was streamed in November 2020 with closed doors. Also on the program is the Italian premiere of In Cauda III by Franco Donatoni.
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Editing Luigi Nono's "Prometeo"

The new edition of Luigi Nono's Prometeo is now available on sale, accompanied by technical-performance notes for voices, instruments, and electronics.

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