Tuesday, July 15, 2008

George Benjamin: New Piano Concerto

At the Lucerne Festival 2008 George Benjamin will be Composer-in-Residence and will see the first performance of his new Piano Concerto on August 30 (Guardian). In September, it will be played in Cleveland (Ohio.com).

Monday, July 14, 2008

Mark-Anthony Turnage: New pieces

Peter Maxwell Davies: Going strong, at 73

  • Cheltenham Festival 2008: World premiere of a new Piano Quartet (Telegraph) and British premiere of a new Vilion Sonata (SoGlos.com).
  • Prince Charles' 60th Birthday (November 14 2008): TV concert, with commissioned piece (Telegraph).
  • Member of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome (Scotsman).
  • How he lost GBP 500,000 (Daily Mail).

Per Nørgård's Symphony No. 7: Recording and premiere

In their monthly Newsletter, Dacapo Records unveil pictures of Per