Chester Novello Winter News

Chester Novello Winter News

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2010 is an important year for performances of music by Hans Werner Henze.

On January 10, the world premiere of Opfergang will be presented by the commissioner Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, with Ian Bostridge, John Tomlinson, the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and conductor Antonia Pappano.

Opfergang for tenor, baritone and bass baritone, quartet of men's voices and orchestra is based on the dramatic poem Das Opfer by Franz Werfel, an expressionist writer who......

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Creed in Control

Frieze Music 2009 will be a performance conceived and choreographed by composer Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed. Co-commissioned by Frieze Music and Sadler's Wells, Work No 1020 will be performed...

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Dance with McGregor

Wayne McGregor, resident choreographer at the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, London makes the first of this season's new works with music by Kaija Saariaho. This marks Saariaho's Opera House debut and...

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Alberto Iglesias

On November 7, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra features soprano Dawn Upshaw in a programme exploring Spanish and Latin American influences. Headlining the evening is Three Songs in the Land of the Lemon Trees...

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 McAlmont & Nyman
McAlmont & Nyman

The latest disc to be released by Michael Nyman Records will be a departure from the norm, a collaboration between Michael Nyman and singer David McAlmont. For 'The Glare', due for released on October 26, McAlmont...

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Christmas Choral Music

The Choral Section of is the perfect starting point for choirs searching for new Christmas repertoire. In addition to new carols by Richard Rodney Bennett, Geoffrey Burgon and John McCabe, Ex Maria...

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Rolf Wallin

The music of Rolf Wallin reaches far and wide this autumn as it is heard in Canada, Denmark, Italy, Finland, Norway and the UK. Following the world premiere of his newly commissioned string quartet Curiosity Cabinet...

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