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Lim: 30 anni con Ricordi ā€“ Annunciation Triptych

30 years ago, programme booklets were still written with typewriters and Ricordi still had its own record label (Dischi Ricordi). It was also 30 years ago that Liza Lim first had works published by Ricordi – Garden of Earthly Desire and Voodoo Child – on the recommendation of conductor Sandro Gorli.
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Nemtsov: prima assoluta di Tikkun

Tikkun is the last part of Sarah Nemtsov’s tetralogy Tzimtzum, a cycle based on mystical ideas of the Creation. The world premiere, with Ensemble Nikel and Ensemble Resonanz conducted by Emilio Pomárico, takes place in Hamburg during the festival “5 Years of Elbphilharmonie”.
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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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In memoriam Bussotti

Casa Ricordi si unisce con affettuosa commozione alle condoglianze per la scomparsa di Sylvano Bussotti (1° ottobre 1931 – 19 settembre 2021).

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