Chester Novello Summer News

Chester Novello Summer News
Chester Novello NewsChesterNovelloNewsPremieresNew WorksNew PublicationsRecordingsWebsiteNigel KennedyChester Music signs Nigel Kennedy

Chester Music has entered into a long term publishing relationship with violinist and composer Nigel Kennedy.

The new relationship will embrace his existing catalogue, including the albums East Meets East and A Very Nice Album, and his future work in all media, not only his upcoming album releases but also plans for a range of music in film and in the concert hall.

Nigel Kennedy: "Writing has become increasingly important to me over recent years so this is perfect timing for me. It is very exciting to be working with......

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Corigliano’s Ghosts

American composer John Corigliano’s opera The Ghosts of Versailles will be staged in a new production of a new reduced version at Wexford Opera in October this year. The opera melds together the worlds of Marie Antoinette and…

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New Stravinsky Editions

Within one year, there are suddenly two new arrangements of Stravinsky’s Russian-period choral masterpiece, Les Noces. First, commissioned for the Los Angeles Philharmonic by…

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Joby Talbot

In July 2009 The Royal Ballet will become the first major international ballet company to visit Cuba since the Revolution. Ballet Boyz Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt have been granted exclusive access to the entire tour and will witness…

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 Max at 75
Max at 75

Master of the Queen’s Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies will be celebrating his birthday in true musical style this year.
On his birthday on September 8, the Royal Albert Hall will be resounding to his new Violin Concerto No 2…

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Choral Titles
New Choral Titles

The 2009 Music Sales Choral Sampler will be available from the end of August this year, online at our Choral genre web page and as a CD. Containing a wealth of new repertoire for…

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Laterna Magica

Berlin Philharmonic’s 2009/2010 season opening will be celebrated on August 28 with the world premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s new orchestral work, Laterna Magica. The work is inspired by the autobiography of…

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