Summer Premieres

Summer Premieres
Harbison in Aspen, Corigliano in Schladming, our composers will premiere works this summer at festivals all over the world. Highlights for the Schirmer roster include a European tour of Corigliano's Symphony No. 3, "Circus Maximus," for band, the UK premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank's La Llorona, and the China premiere of Tan Dun's acclaimed opera Tea: A Mirror of Soul.

+ = World Premiere
++ = National Premiere
+++ = New York City Premiere

June 1
Henze (CH)
++ Phaedra
Ensemble Modern/
Michael Boder,
Vienna, Austria

June 1
Langgaard (WH)
++ The Music of the Spheres (Sfærenes Musik)
Caroline Betty, soprano
American Symphony Orchestra/Leon Botstein
New York City

June 2
Nørgård (WH)
++ Clubs Among Jokers
Tomas Krakowski, guitar
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Asian Tour
Tower (AMP)
Chamber Dance
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
June 2
++ Busan, Korea
June 7
++ Matsumoto, Japan

June 4
Marthinsen (WH)
+ Burning Fiery Furnace
Usedom Music Festival Youth Orchestra/
Kristjan Järvi
Riga, Latvia

June 5
Henze (CH)
++ Phaedra
Michael Kerstan, stage director
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/
Roberto Abbado
Florence, Italy

June 6
Dorman (GS)
++ Ellef Symphony
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/Asher Fisch
Indianapolis, IN

Integra Festival 2008
Birmingham, UK
June 6
Hellstenius (WH)
++ Hi - Ophelia!
BIT20 Ensemble
Rosing-Schow (WH)
++ Voix Interieures
Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen
June 7
Wallin (CH)
+ Strange News (ensemble version)
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

June 7
Frank (GS)
++ La Llorona: Tone Poem for Viola and Orchestra
Paul Silverthorne, viola
The New Professionals/
Rebecca Miller
London, UK

June 12
Bainbridge (NOV)
++ Music Space Reflection
Contact Contemporary Music
Royal Ontario Museum, Tornoto, Canada

June 12
Glass (DUN)
++ Waiting for the Barbarians
Orchestra and Chorus of the Erfurt Theatre/
Dennis Russell Davies
London, UK

June 13
Stookey (AMP)
++ The Composer is Dead
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Arvo Volmer
Adelaide, Australia

Shared Sounds
June 14
Sørensen (WH)
++ Looking on Darkness
Frode Haltli, accordion
Berlin, Germany

June 17
Schurmann (CH)
+ Autumn Leaves
Peter Sheppard Skaerved, violin; Aaron Shorr, piano
London, UK

Holland Festival
June 20
Gordon (RP)
IckAmsterdam Dance
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Aspen Music Festival
June 22
Harbison (AMP)
+ The Great Gatsby Suite
Festival Orchestra/
David Zinman
Aspen, CO

Festival St. Denis
June 26
Armstrong (CH)
++ Memory Takes My Hand
++ One Minute
++ Visconti
+ Immer
Orchestre d’Ile-de-France
Clio Gould, violin
Ann de Renais, soprano
Gary Walker, conductor
Paris, France

American Guild of Organists Convention
June 26
Kernis (AJK)
+ The Love of God
American Guild of Organists Convention
St. Paul, MN

Risør Chamber Music Festival
June 28
Sørensen (WH)
+ Schattenlinie
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Lars Anders Tomter,
viola; Frederik Fors,
Risør, Norway

June 29
Koppel (WH)
++ Parade
Kgl Livgardes Musikkorps/Henrik Vagn Christensen
Copenhagen, Denmark

July 3
Tavener (CH)
+ The Eternal Sun
Riga Youth Choir
Riga, Latvia

European Tour
Corigliano (GS)
Circus Maximus: Symphony No. 3
University of Texas at Austin Wind Ensemble/
Jerry Junkin
July 9
++ Interlaken, Switzerland
July 12
++ Schladming, Austria
July 13
++ London, UK
July 17
++ Barcelona, Spain

Ruhr Klavier Festival
July 10
Tan Dun (GS)
++ Piano Concerto: The Fire
WDR Sinfonieorchester
Lang Lang, piano
Tan Dun, conductor
Cologne, Germany

Carinthischer Sommer Festival
July 11
Tavener (CH)
+ Mary of Egypt, new version
Ossiach, Austria

Cheltenham International Festival
July 13
+ Piano Quartet
Primrose Piano Quartet
Cheltenham, UK

Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival
July 15
Frank (GS)
++ Quijotadas
Brentano String Quartet
Kuhmo Finland

New Hampshire Music Festival
July 17
Kancheli (GSR)
++ Stilles Gebet (Silent Prayer)
Gidon Kremer, violin; Giedre Dirvanauskaite, cello
Festival Orchestra/
Paul Polivnick
Center Harbor, NH

Ryedale Festival
July 18
Bennett (NOV)
+ Serenades
BBC Singers/
Stephen Cleobury
York, UK

Percussion Night
July 18
Dorman (GS)
++ Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra/Gudni A. Emilsson
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

World Choral Symposium 2008
July 19
Tavener (CH)
++ The Eternal Sun
Riga Youth Choir
Copenhagen, Denmark

Frederiksværk Festival
July 21
Koppel (WH)
+ Duo
Christina Åstrand, violin, Per Salo, piano
Frederiksværk, Denmark

Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte
July 22
Nyman (CH)
+ Love Always Counts
Sentieri Selvaggi
Montepulciano, Italy

Chester Music Festival
July 25
Harle (CH)
+ Earthlight
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Chester Festival Chorus
Chester, UK

BBC Proms 2008
July 25
Holt (CH)
+ Troubled Light
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Thierry Fischer
London, UK

July 26
Saariaho (CH)
++ Adriana Mater
Peter Sellars, stage director
Santa Fe Opera/
Ernest Matinez-Izquierdo
Santa Fe, NM

July 30
Tan Dun (GS)
++ Tea: A Mirror of Soul
Chiang Ching, stage director
National Grand Theater/
Tan Dun
Beijing, China

July 30
Adamo (GS)
++ Little Women
International Vocal Arts Institute/Brian deMaris
Tel Aviv, Israel
Three Choirs Festival
August 3
Abrahamsen (WH)
++ Air
Worcester Cathedral Choir/Adrian Lucas
Worcester, UK

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
August 6
Saariaho (CH)
+ Serenatas
Real Quiet Trio
Santa Fe, NM

Great Mountains Music Festival
August 10
Greenberg (GS/LPP)
+ Four Scenes
Sejong Soloists
South Korea

BBC Proms 2008
August 10
MacRae (CH)
+ Gaudete
BBC Symphony Orchestra/
Edward Gardner
London, UK

Mostly Mozart Festival
Saariaho (CH)
August 13
++ La Passion de Simone
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Susanna Mälkki
August 14
+++ Notes on Light
Anssi Karttunen, cello
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/
Susanna Mälkki
August 15
+++ Serenatas
Anssi Karttunen,cello; Tuija Hakkila, piano; David Cossin, percussion
++ Prelude
Tuija Hakkila, piano
New York City

August 14
Gudmundsen-Holmgreen (WH)
+ Moments Musicaux
Trio con Brio
Roskilde, Denmark

Natinoal Flute Association
August 14
Kancheli (GSR)
+ Ninna Nanna
Santa Clarita, CA

Oslo Chamber Music Festival
August 18
Nørgård (WH)
++ Helle Nacht
Oslo Sinfonietta
David Coucheron, vilolin
Oslo, Norway

August 18
Salonen (CH)
++ LA Variations
Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar/
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Caracas, Venezuela

Suså Festival 2008
August 30
Olesen (WH)
+ Stralsund
Hélène Navasse, flute
Vetterslev, Denmark

Music from Angel Fire
August 31
Tower (AMP)
+ Angels (String Quartet No. 4)
Miami String Quartet
Angel Fire, NM