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2018/12/17

Work of the Week – Kurt Weill: Street Scene

On 22 December, Theater Münster will perform Kurt Weill’s opera Street Scene (1946), staged by Hendrik Müller and conducted by Stefan Veselka. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Kurt Weill: Street Scene”

2018/12/10

Work of the Week – Wilfried Hiller: Momo

On 16 December, the world premiere of Wilfried Hiller’s children’s opera Momo will take place at Munich’s Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, staged by Nicole Claudia Weber and conducted by Michael Brandstätter. Anna Woll will play the title role of Momo, alongside the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz chorus and children’s choir. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Wilfried Hiller: Momo”

2018/11/19

Work of the Week – Anton Bruckner: Requiem in D minor and Libera me in F minor

On 22 November, the RIAS Kammerchor will perform Anton Bruckner’s Reqiuem in D minor and Libera me in F minor at the Berlin Philharmonie alongside the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, conducted by Łukasz Borowicz. They will perform using the new Anton Bruckner Urtext Complete Edition, edited by Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Anton Bruckner: Requiem in D minor and Libera me in F minor”

2018/11/12

Work of the Week – Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor

On 12 November, the Czech Philharmonic will perform Tchaikovsky’s Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor at the Mondavi Center in Davis, California, with Kirill Gerstein as soloist and Semyon Bychkov conducting. The version performed is the second, revised version from 1879, which has recently been re-published as part of the new Academic Edition of the Complete Works of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor”

2018/11/05

Work of the Week – Mark-Anthony Turnage: The Silver Tassie

On 10 November 2018, the BBC Symphony Orchestra will perform Mark-Anthony Turnage’s opera The Silver Tassie (1997-1999) in concert  as part of their In Remembrance World War I series at the Barbican in London. Ryan Wigglesworth will conduct, with an excellent cast including Sally Matthews, Sir John Tomlinson, Claire Booth, Marcus Farnsworth, Louise Alder, Susan Bickley, and Ashley Riches as Harry, the lead character. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Mark-Anthony Turnage: The Silver Tassie”

2018/10/29

Work of the Week – Paul Hindemith: Theme with four Variations

From 3 November, the Dresden Semperoper Ballet will present Paul Hindemith’s Theme with Four Variations as part of their evening of ballet “Labyrinth”. The ballet will employ George Balanchine’s original choreography, accompanied by the Staatskapelle Dresden and pianist Alfredo Miglionico, conducted by Nathan Fifield. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Paul Hindemith: Theme with four Variations”

2018/10/22

Work of the Week – Lei Liang: Inheritance

On 24 October, ArtPower and the music department of the University Of California San Diego will present the world premiere of Lei Liang’s new chamber opera Inheritance. The performance will take place at San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Music Center, with Steven Schick conducting and soprano Susan Narucki in the title role of Sarah Winchester, joined on stage by baritone Josueì Cerón and sopranos Kirsten Ashley Wiest and Hillary Jean Young. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Lei Liang: Inheritance”

2018/10/15

Work of the Week – Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus

On 21 October, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) will stage their first complete operetta at the Lee Foundation Theatre in celebration of their 80th anniversary. The operetta is Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, which will be directed by David Edwards and conducted by Lim Yau, with a cast and orchestra made up of students, teachers and alumni of NAFA. The operetta will be sung in German, with spoken dialogue in English and Mandarin. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus”