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Odeh-Tamimi's L'Apocalypse Arabe at Aix-en-Provence

July 2021 saw the world premiere of Samir Odeh-Tamimi's second opera L'Apocalypse Arabe in Arles, as part of a commission from the Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence. The production united an international team led by conductor Ilan Volkov, the Ensemble Modern, and the director Pierre Audi, who has been the festival's artistic director since 2019.
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Michael Gordon: anniversary streams of July and Timber

In the absence of live performances during the pandemic, Michael Gordon created innovative ways to reach new audiences. In late June and early July of 2021, Mr. Gordon launched two large-scale streaming endeavors of international reach and scope.  

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Julia Wolfe named Carnegie Hall Debs Chair 2021

Julia Wolfe has been appointed Carnegie Hall’s 2021-2022 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair, a residency position endowed since 1995 to introduce audiences to a range of music, reflecting the selected composer’s artistic points of view, inspirations, and influences.  
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Happy birthday, Robert HP Platz!

We celebrate Robert HP Platz’s 70th birthday with the current CD and his latest orchestral work, Anderswo: Wand, and look forward to future “branchings” – such as in his new work for Ensemble Musikfabrik and the ACHT BRÜCKEN festival in early 2022.
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Shin wins Claudio Abbado Composition Prize 2022

Donghoon Shin will be awarded the prestigious Claudio Abbado Composition Prize of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker in 2022. As the winner, Shin has been commissioned to write a cello concerto for the 50th anniversary of the Karajan Academy.
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