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2017/08/14

Work of the Week – Aribert Reimann: Lear

Aribert Reimann’s opera Lear, which is enjoying being our fifth new production in 2017, is about the corruptive force of power, about loneliness, about losing human connections – even to one’s own children”, theatre manager Markus Hinterhäuser remarks.

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2016/11/15

Work of the Week: George Gershwin – Porgy and Bess

On 13 November the complete original version of George and Ira Gershwin’s classic opera Porgy and Bess will premiere at La Scala in Milan in an evening dedicated to the memory of conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, who passed away earlier this year. The production is directed by his brother, Philipp Harnoncourt, and conducted by Alan Gilbert. Continue reading “Work of the Week: George Gershwin – Porgy and Bess”

2016/09/26

Work of the Week – Peter Eötvös: The Sirens Cycle

Work of the Week - Peter Eotvos The Sirens Cycle

On 1 October, Peter Eötvös’ new work The Sirens Cycle (2015-2016) for string quartet and coloratura soprano will be premiered at London’s Wigmore Hall by Piia Komsi and the Calder Quartet.

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