Major recent works by Sofia Gubaidulina, travelling widely this season, include the Triple Concerto for violin, cello and accordion, Dialogue: I and You for violin and orchestra, and the oratorio On Love and Hatred.
Clyne draws inspiration from poetry, art, and music in two new works premiering this spring: Breathing Statues for string quartet, written for Calidore String Quartet; and COLOR FIELD, for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Miller Theatre’s Composer Portrait series showcases Oscar Bettison’s dark and idiosyncratic musical style on February 20. Alarm Will Sound and Alan Pierson perform Livre des Sauvages and Pale Icons of Night, Bettison’s new violin concerto featuring soloist Courtney Orlando.
Leading German composer Manfred Trojahn has signed an exclusive publishing contract with Boosey & Hawkes. New works include a setting of Hofmannsthal’s ‘Chandos Letter’ with stagings in Bonn and Vienna in February 2020.
The 60th birthday year of Mark-Anthony Turnage in 2020 is launched with a new horn concerto, Towards Alba, followed by opera stagings in Germany and Sweden and concert features in London and Aldeburgh.
Composer Sofia Gubaidulina, aged 88, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal at a ceremony in London. Her Triple Concerto receives its UK premiere in Manchester on 14 December with the BBC Philharmonic and Omer Meir Wellber.
2020 is the 50th anniversary of the death of Roberto Gerhard, who fused Spanish folk influences with modernism to expand the horizons of contemporary music. Concert and academic events include those in his native Catalonia and his adoptive home in the UK.
SPIRA, Unsuk Chin's new Concerto for Orchestra, receives its first European performances in early 2020, visiting Stockholm, Birmingham, Hamburg - part of a season-long residency at the Elbphilharmonie - and Paris.
Following the album release and world premiere performance of Karl Jenkins’s Miserere: Songs of Mercy and Redemption, the new choral and orchestral work receives its US Premiere at Carnegie Hall in a concert honoring the 20th anniversary of The Armed Man.
Celebrate the iconic Hawkes Pocket Scores series with a new range of mugs, just released on sale by Boosey & Hawkes. Six designs feature classic scores by Bartók, Copland, Prokofieff, Rachmaninoff, Reich and Stravinsky.