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2016/11/22

Work of the Week: Alexander Goehr – Vanishing Word

On 25 November, Ensemble Modern will give a concert focused on the music of Alexander Goehr at the Wigmore Hall in London, including the UK premiere of his major song cycle Vanishing Word with mezzo-soprano Lucy Schaufer and tenor Christopher Gillet. The following day, the same performers present the concert at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, marking the work’s German premiere. Continue reading “Work of the Week: Alexander Goehr – Vanishing Word”

2016/11/02

Work of the Week: Heinz Holliger – Concerto “Hommage à Louis Soutter”

On 5 November Heinz Holliger will conduct the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música for the Portuguese premiere of his violin concerto “Hommage à Louis Soutter” with the work’s dedicatee, violinist Thomas Zehetmair, as soloist. Continue reading “Work of the Week: Heinz Holliger – Concerto “Hommage à Louis Soutter””