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by brendan g carroll
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Korngold's One Act Operas will be heard in New York
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Korngold's One Act Operas will be heard in New York

This welcome news release (slight factual errors aside) announces the rare staging of Korngold's first opera "Der Ring des Polykrates" (composed at the age of 16) in New York this December, as well as announcing that the same company, NUMI OPERA, will present his second opera "Violanta" (composed at...
by brendan g carroll
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Korngold's religious works: new performances.
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Korngold's religious works: new performances.

I am very pleased to see that Korngold's two Jewish liturgical scores continue to get noticed....and on distinguished programmes. https://theater-solingen.de/event/kirchenkonzert-am-02-11-2019-um-19-30/ and https://www.visitljubljana.com/en/visitors/plan-your-visit/events/slovenian-philharmonic-choi...
by brendan g carroll
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: VIOLANTA - Turin, January 2020, cast announced!
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VIOLANTA - Turin, January 2020, cast announced!

KORNGOLD'S VIOLANTA - Turin January 2020. The cast is announced - Anne-Marie Kremer (she sang Heliane in Freiburg) will be an outstanding Violanta.

https://www.teatroregio.torino.it/opera ... 0/violanta
by brendan g carroll
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Web site announcements - News
Topic: Helmut Deutsch International Lieder Competition - Vienna
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Helmut Deutsch International Lieder Competition - Vienna

From September 16th, the 2nd International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition will begin in Vienna, in which all participants are required to sing not only Schubert, Wolf and Mahler but also Korngold's Lieder for the very first time. The Final round on September 21st will be live streamed by mdw. Compe...
by brendan g carroll
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Web site announcements - News
Topic: Two new and important books.
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Two new and important books.

Already out: a collection of essays from the symposium OPERA and FILM, held last year in Berlin around the time of the production of "Das Wunder der Helliane".Fascinating material here, by some of the finest musicologists working in the field today: https://www.etk-muenchen.de/search/Details.aspx?su...
by brendan g carroll
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: KORNGOLD FESTIVAL in NEW YORK - report
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KORNGOLD FESTIVAL in NEW YORK - report

Here is Jessica Duchen's detailed report of the many splendid concerts and "happenings" at the Bard Summerscape Festival
in New York, that was devoted to Korngold this month:


https://theartsdesk.com/classical-music ... sscurrents
by brendan g carroll
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Die tote Stadt returns to Finland in October 2019
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Die tote Stadt returns to Finland in October 2019

Korngold's Tote Stadt was such a sell-out success at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki, it is being revived in October!

See the extensive web page below:

https://oopperabaletti.fi/en/repertoire ... ote-stadt/
by brendan g carroll
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: KORNGOLD - article in 'The New Yorker' August 2019
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KORNGOLD - article in 'The New Yorker' August 2019

Alex Ross writes a most enthusiastic tribute to EWK and his continued renaissance in this esteeemed magazine:-

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019 ... -hollywood
by brendan g carroll
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Previously unknown recording of the Mariettaied
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Previously unknown recording of the Mariettaied

Marni Nixon
Los Angeles Philharmonic
c Hans Swarowsky
Live, 1966


https://youtu.be/7_47gfW3vTI
by brendan g carroll
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: New Recording of Korngold's Symphony in F#
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New Recording of Korngold's Symphony in F#

Chandos just sent me the following link - https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%205220 The actual CD is not released in the shops until next month but (as you can see) it is already possible to download the recording directly. If you click on the small link to each movement, you can hear a...