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Haas: World Premiere of Liebesgesang

Without a doubt one of the best-renowned contemporary composers, Georg Friedrich Haas and librettist Händl Klaus have transferred an extreme, human situation to the cast in their operatic love song. A male and female singer can be seen and heard with nothing but their voices, with no orchestra.
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Haas' 11.000 Saiten: world premiere with 50 pianos

In celebration of his 70th birthday, the Mahler Academy Orchestra realized a very special work by Georg Friedrich Haas: In 11.000 Saiten, 50 pianos that have been microtonally tuned against one another play together with a chamber orchestra.
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Georg Friedrich Haas: new opera Sycorax

Georg Friedrich Haas’s latest opera, Sycorax, had its world premiere in Bern. Mollena Williams-Haas, a noted activist of colour, portrayed the title character created for her by Haas.
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Haas: WP with Alsop, portraits in Munich, Grafenegg

The Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, one of the most renowned composers of his generation and currently residing in the US, is attracting attention this summer not only at the Bavarian State Opera, whose Ja, Mai (Yes, May) festival has been dedicated to him, but also with a new orchestral work unveiled in Vienna by Marin Alsop.
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Haas: world premiere of Sym-phonie MMXX

For a long time, Sasha Waltz and Georg Friedrich Haas wished to collaborate but never had an opportunity to realize the plan. That changed when Waltz took over as co-intendant of the Berlin State Ballet in August 2019.
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Haas: Was mir Beethoven erzählt

In his latest concerto for violin and contraforte, Georg Friedrich Haas deals with Beethoven’s tinnitus as the symbol of an apocalyptic threat.
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