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Liza Lim: Tailor of Time & Multispecies Knots of Ethical Time

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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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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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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Foccroulle's new opera: Cassandra

Cassandra, the first opera by Belgian composer Bernard Foccroulle commissioned by La Monnaie, combines the mythological figure of Cassandra with the contemporary character Sandra, a young activist fighting to protect the environment.
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Venables: The Faggots and Their Friends Between Revolutions

The Faggots and Their Friends Between Revolutions saw its world premiere at the Manchester International Festival 2023. Following performances at the Bregenz Festival, Festival d'Aix en Provence and London's Southbank Centre, we can look forward to further performances at the Holland Festival, Ruhrtriennale and NYU Skirball.
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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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ricordilab wrap-up 2023

For a year now, Ricordi Berlin has been working together with the three new ricordilab composers Hannah Kendall, Alex Paxton, and Diana Syrse, who have already celebrated great concert successes and important prizes. There are now further significant premieres on the horizon.
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Diana Syrse: Orchestra premiere in Mexico City

Mexican composer and current ricordilab winner Diana Syrse celebrates Mexico City in a new work for orchestra, in which she invites the audience on a sonic walk through the different neighbourhoods and specific sounds of this extraordinary cosmopolitan city.
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