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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...
by brendan g carroll
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Korngold at the BBC PROMS, London August/September 2019
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Korngold at the BBC PROMS, London August/September 2019

I am delighted to announce that this BBC PROM concert (link below) will not only be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on August 9 but will also be "live" on TV on the BBC 4 TV channel. I have no idea if this TV channel is available via the internet in the USA or on mainland Europe but I am sure it will ...
by brendan g carroll
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Die Stumme Serenade - Korngold - 2019 - CREATION FRANÇAISE
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Die Stumme Serenade - Korngold - 2019 - CREATION FRANÇAISE

This production by Opera Fuoco from May 2019, took place in Levallois and a delightful pot-pourri of excerpts is now on YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/8bVnwEP-kII DETAILS: With Olivier Bergeron (Andrea), Dania El Zein (Silvia), Marco Angiolani (Prime Minister), Olivier Gourdy (Sam), Julie Goussot (Louise...
by brendan g carroll
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Das Wunder der Heliane Blu-ray/DVD - new and very detailed review
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Das Wunder der Heliane Blu-ray/DVD - new and very detailed review

https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Korngold ... ay/242356/

It is gratifying to find Korngold's magnificent opera reviewed so positively - and on a US-based website not usually devoted to classical music but which is a leading opinion-former for Blu-ray releases worldwide!
by brendan g carroll
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Die tote Stadt - yet more further stagings and performances 2019/20
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Die tote Stadt - yet more further stagings and performances 2019/20

OPERNTHEATER KIEL - Premiere 1 October 2019 ESTONIA: November 2019 "Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s emotionally gripping operatic psycho-thriller Die tote Stadt will be performed on November 14 in Pärnu Concert House and on November 17 in the Estonia Concert Hall.These will be the premiere performances of...