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13.09.2018

Not long now: Morten Lauridsen is coming to Hamburg!

Not long now: Our American composer is coming to Hamburg for a choir workshop and concert at famous St. Michael’s church. The Chamber Choir of Europe – the singers of which have 15 different nationalities – will be performing Morten Lauridsen’s striking music conducted by Nicol Matt.  [read more]

29.08.2018

Weinberg’s Opera “The Passenger” Premieres to Great Success in Denmark

On 22 August 2018, Mieczysław Weinberg’s opera “The Passenger” had its Scandinavian premiere in the Aarhus Musikhuset. The audience was deeply impressed with the Philipp Kochheim production which received raving reviews. “Overwhelming”, such was the verdict of the Danish press after the premiere of the opera which had its first staged premiere only in 2010 in Bregenz and was put on stage in various countries after that, even though Weinberg had already completed it in 1968 – technically is the previous century. With this in mind, this late discovery deserves the attention it is finally getting in the world of opera even more. We look forward to many exciting new productions in the Weinberg... [read more]

13.08.2018
Composers

Happy Birthday, Udo Zimmermann

On Wednesday the 15th, Udo Zimmermann, the eternal champion of New Music, turns 75. The contemporary composer, dramaturge, conductor and composition professor always placed a strong focus on musical theatre and wrote several operas. However, chamber music and works for vocals and orchestra also played a significant role in his composition work. Happy birthday, Udo Zimmermann!  [read more]

05.09.2018

Morten Lauridsen in Hamburg!

Singers and music lovers listen up: On 4 October, famous American choral composer Morten Lauridsen will be offering a choir workshop in Hamburg. We can expect captivating stories about his life, his music and its background. The rehearsed pieces will be performed at St. Michael’s church on the evening of the same day as part of a concert with the Chamber Choir of Europe conducted by Nicol Matt. More information on the workshop is available here. [read more]

06.07.2018

Save the Date: Premiere for Dieter Einfeldt

On 7 September 2018, the new version of Dieter Einfeldt’s requiem “In Memoriam Gomorrha” will be premiered in Hamburg’s St. Catherine church. Music Director Andreas Fischer will be conducting the St. Catherine church choir, accompanied by Natalia Uzhvi at the organ. We are expecting an impressive concert which may serve to commemorate all the victims of the catastrophic firestorm 75 years after.  [read more]

18.06.2018
Composers

Save the Date: Premiere for Gediminas Gelgotas

Four weeks from now, on 7 July 2018, our Latvian composer Gediminas Gelgotas will be premiering his Violin Concerto No. 1, and we are very excited. Kristjan Järvi will be conducting the Baltic Sea Philharmonic, the solo part will be played by violinist David Nebel. We had a chat with Mr. Gelgotas about his new work and he shared a few interesting details with us. Curious? Just sign up for our newsletter here and get a monthly update of everything that is happening at Peermusic Classical.    [read more]


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Performances

(Selection)

Mieczyslaw Weinberg
5 Stücke für Flöte und Klavier
12.11.2018 Hamburg, Laeiszhalle
Elisaveta Blumina
Pirmin Grehl


Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Cello Sonata No. 3
13.11.2018 Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie
Emil Rover


Charles Ives
The Unanswered Question
20./21./22.11.2018 Paris, Philharmonie
Orchestre de Paris
Pierre Bleuse


Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Symphony No. 21
(UK premiere)

24.11.2018 Birmingham, Symphony Hall
Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla