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by brendan g carroll
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Sinfonietta Opus 5
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Sinfonietta Opus 5

James Conlon presents two very different Sinfoniettas by Zemlinsky & his pupil Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

Gürzenich-Orchester Köln - November 2021

https://theatergemeinde-koeln.de/werk.php?WerkNr=25209
by brendan g carroll
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Korngold in Romania!
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Views: 74

Korngold in Romania!

The Romanian premiere of Die tote Stadt at the Georges Enescu Festival in Bucharest was this evening. The extended booklet essay I wrote (with rare photos) has also been published on the Festival Website, see link below: https://www.festivalenescu.ro/geneza-operei-lui-erich-wolfgang-korngold-die-tot...
by brendan g carroll
Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Korngold Lieder - New CD
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Views: 197

Korngold Lieder - New CD

RELEASED Sept 10: a new CD from German soprano Dorothea Herbert of rarely performed and extremely beautiful lieder by Alma Mahler, Franz Schreker and Erich Wolfgang Korngold including also the Mariettalied!

Very welcome indeed.

https://www.7mntn.com/die-stille-stadt/
by brendan g carroll
Sun Sep 05, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Korngold Violin Sonata
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Views: 65

Korngold Violin Sonata

The wonderful British violinist Jack Liebeck and the equally wonderful pianist Danny Driver join forces to give Korngold's Violin Sonata a rare performance in England, for this concert in Parbold Oct 30th, with its focus on the California diaspora of the 1930s. I understand they plan to tour this re...
by brendan g carroll
Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Korngold Chamber Music
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Views: 88

Korngold Chamber Music

NEWS JUST IN! To be released on October 15! The Eusebius Quartet explores the chamber music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold in this fine new CD from SOMM. (I had the great pleasure to write the extended booklet notes). Available for pre-order on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Korngold-Chamber-Eusebius-...
by brendan g carroll
Fri Sep 03, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Korngold - the Complete String Quartets
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Korngold - the Complete String Quartets

The popularity of Korngold's beautiful chamber music continues apace. News just received:- "Coming soon: a new and very welcome recording of the complete String Quartets by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, performed by the much admired ALMA QUARTET of Amsterdam, has been made for the enterprising label, Cha...
by brendan g carroll
Sat Aug 28, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Cello Concerto - Munich 2022
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Cello Concerto - Munich 2022

Korngold's Cello Concerto gets a welcome concert performance in Munich, next February, with one of the finest cellists of the present day, Nicolas Altstaedt.

https://www.mphil.de/konzerte-karten/ka ... 02-20-1711
by brendan g carroll
Fri Aug 06, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Korngold in London 2021
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Views: 205

Korngold in London 2021

As well as Korngold's Symphony in F# at the PROMS on September 4 (to be televised on BBC), his Piano Trio and Second Quartet can also be heard at the famous Wigmore Hall! LINKS https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/trio-isimsiz-202110241930 & https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/jerusalem-quartet-sha...
by brendan g carroll
Tue Aug 03, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Die stumme Serenade - Schleswig-Holstein
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Die stumme Serenade - Schleswig-Holstein

Die stumme Serenade will be played at the Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater (Flensburg and Rendsburg) this September, in addition to the already announced performances in Lübeck in November! This charming late work gets ever more popular! https://www.sh-landestheater.de/stuecke/die-stumme-serena...
by brendan g carroll
Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Die tote Stadt returns to Cologne
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Views: 537

Die tote Stadt returns to Cologne

As some members of this forum will remember, last December the Cologne Opera presented its new production of Erich Wolfgang Korngold's Die tote Stadt albeit in a reduced version to mark the centenary of the work's world premiere. No audience was allowed because of Covid-19 and it was only presented ...
by brendan g carroll
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Piano Sonata #3 - new recording
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Views: 534

Piano Sonata #3 - new recording

Korngold's piano music is somewhat neglected and recordings are rather rare in spite of his ever increasing popularity, so I am delighted to announce the following CD to be released on June 26 on the Pentatone label, that features his 3rd piano sonata. The rest of the CD has a very attractive progra...
by brendan g carroll
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Die tote Stadt returns to Dresden
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Views: 221

Die tote Stadt returns to Dresden

The return of Die tote Stadt, at the Semperoper Dresden (premiere December 14 2021 and further performances in January 2022) with the luxury casting of Camilla Nylund (Marietta/Marie) Klaus Florian Vogt (Paul) and Mathias Goerne as Fritz/Frank! https://www.semperoper.de/spielplan/stuecke/stid/tote-s...
by brendan g carroll
Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Tomorrow Opus 33 - Braunschweig, Dec 2021
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Tomorrow Opus 33 - Braunschweig, Dec 2021

Some imaginative concert programming featuring three composers with close personal connections, and a rare outing for Korngold's Opus 33.

https://staatstheater-braunschweig.de/p ... cb830678e7