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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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Neuwirth: Bählamms Fest at Ruhrtriennale

It is over 22 years ago that Bählamms Fest (The Feast of the Lambs) celebrated its premiere as a commission from the Vienna Festival. With great effort, the electronics have been adapted to today’s possibilities and requirements, making Bählamms Fest playable once again.
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Heiner Goebbels: A House of Call

More than 25 years after Surrogate Cities, a full-length collection of material about big cities, their sounds, noises, and their mechanics, are now delighted about A House of Call – a new orchestral work by Heiner Goebbels in which he listens in on encounters with the most diverse voices and acoustic experiences.
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Goebbels, Neuwirth, Poppe & Streich at Musikfest Berlin

Great works cast a shadow ahead – which in this case, due to the pandemic, has become quite long: The Musikfest Berlin 2021 finally sees a number of long-awaited world premieres featuring Heiner Goebbels, Olga Neuwirth, Enno Poppe and Lisa Streich.
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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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