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  1. Matthias Ronnefeld - 50th anniversary memorial concert October 2nd

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    Matthias Ronnefeld - 50th anniversary memorial concert October 2nd

    25. September 2009

    Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, singers Signe Asmussen and Helene Gjerris, the ATHELAS Sinfonietta Copenhagen and conductor Sebastian Gottschick form the international dreamteam as the music of Matthias Ronnefeld is programmed together with works by Schubert and Ives on October 2nd. The concert is in memoriam of the composer who would have celebrated his 50th anniversary this year, had he not been taken away much too early, at the age of only 27 in 1986.

  2. Rune Glerup's new work to be premiered next week

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    Rune Glerup's new work to be premiered next week

    16. September 2009

    Rune Glerup's dust encapsulated #1 (percussion and live-electronics) will see its world premiere on Wednesday September 23rd at 7.30pm in an Esbjerg Ensemble concert production. Christian Martinez is soloist and the concert can be enjoyed in a live radio broadcast, if you can't make it to the concert at the Vestjysk Musikkonservatorium.

  3. Simon Steen-Andersen on Ultima next week

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    Simon Steen-Andersen on Ultima next week

    6. September 2009

    Simon Steen-Andersen's Chambered Music will be performed on this year's edition of the Ultima Festival in Oslo. Performers on this September 13th concert are the Oslo Sinfonietta under the baton of Christian Eggen. 

  4. Zugendlos in Gothenburg in August

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    Zugendlos in Gothenburg in August

    27. July 2009

    Nicolai Worsaae Rasmussen's orchestral work of 2008, Zugendlos, will see its first Swedish performance as the Opera Orchestra of Gothenburg performs the music during this year's edition of the Nordic UNM Festival on August 8. 

  5. Simon Steen-Andersen artist in residence under the DAAD program in Berlin 2010

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    Simon Steen-Andersen artist in residence under the DAAD program in Berlin 2010

    17. July 2009

    Following in the footsteps of a long line of great artists from all over the world, Simon Steen-Andersen has been granted a one-year residence under the DAAD program in Berlin in 2010.

  6. Organ works by Fuzzy in Notre Dame July 12

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    Organ works by Fuzzy in Notre Dame July 12

    9. July 2009

    The renowned organist Grethe Krogh will be giving a recital in the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on July 12th. She will be performing the Notre Dame trilogy by Edition Samfundets composer Fuzzy. 

  7. Young composers performed in France

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    Young composers performed in France

    3. July 2009

    Rune Glerup's new work, dust encapsulated #2 was premiered by the French ensemble TM+ at a concert in Nanterre on June 26, and on Wednesday July 8th, another great French ensemble, Ensemble Aleph, will be performing Christian Winther Christensen's Don't look back!

  8. Line Tjørnhøj wins Opera Vista Competition in Houston!

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    Line Tjørnhøj wins Opera Vista Competition in Houston!

    2. July 2009

    After a week of competition, presentations and workshops, Edition Samfundet composer Line Tjørnhøj's performance-opera Anorexia sacra won the final vote of the audience. Along with the first prize of 1,500 USD comes a full production of the opera in the 2010 edition of the Opera Vista Festival i Houston, Texas.

  9. Anorexia sacra goes to Texas!

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    Anorexia sacra goes to Texas!

    22. May 2009

    Line Tjørnhøj's performance-opera Anorexia sacra was succesfully premiered at the PLEX Music Theatre i Copenhagen 2006. Now the work is among the six semi-finallists at the Opera Vista Competition in Houston Texas. The composer is present in Houston when her work is being presented on Friday May 22nd. 

  10. Gunnar Berg in Nuremberg tomorrow

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    Gunnar Berg in Nuremberg tomorrow

    23. April 2009

    2009 is the centenary of Gunnar Berg, and his music is being played in denmark and abroad throughout the year. Tomorrow, his Spoon River, based on poems by Edgar Lee Masters, can be heard in a KlangKonzepte Nürnberg performance under the baton of the Agentinian conductor Jorge Rotter. The concert takes place in the Staatstheater in Nuremberg at 10.30 PM and marks the first performance of the music since 1959. Read more here.

  11. The Queen of the Eastern Wind to appear in Israel soon!

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    The Queen of the Eastern Wind to appear in Israel soon!

    14. April 2009

    Rachel Yatzkan's new wok, Gaba'im, will see its world premiere as Irina-Kalina Goudeva sings, plays and moves throgh the composition for the first time in The Yellow Submarine in Jerusalem om April 21st. The work will also be performed intel sib on April 22nd, and again in the Jerusalem Performing Arts Lab on April 26th where it will also be broadcasted online as a part of the Deep Tones for Peace initiative.

  12. Notations21 is out!

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    Notations21 is out!

    2. April 2009

    Mark Batty Publisher springs into its new season of distinctive volumes covering the graphic and communication arts with a comprehensive anthology of illustrated musical notation. "Notations 21", by New York-based musician and musicologist Theresa Sauer, features more than 300 pages of incredibly varied images that show how some composers use musical scores for much more than just instructions for musicians to play.

  13. Rued Langgaard Festival in March-April

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    Rued Langgaard Festival in March-April

    10. March 2009

    The Rued Langgaard Society, the Esbjerg Ensemble and several other outstanding musicians have arranged an extensive, country-wide festival celebrating the music of Rued Langgaard. During two weeks in March-April, Langgaard's music is being played all over the country. 15 concerts in all, mainly focusing on the vocal and chamber music of the great composer. It's an event not to be missed! 

  14. Steen-Andersen and Koch on ISCM program 2009

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    Steen-Andersen and Koch on ISCM program 2009

    5. March 2009

    Simon Steen-Andersen's Ouvertures and Jesper Kochs's The Show Queen - both orchestral works - will be performed during the ISCM Festival Listen To The Music in Sweden late September 2009. The festival will also present works by other Danish composers, Mogens Christensen, Bent Sørensen and Karsten Fundal.