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Guillaume Connesson: ‘I used a 12tone-row to create an icy atmosphere’

The French composer Guillaume Connesson (1970) writes colourful music that speaks directly to the heart. Like many of his peers he is not preoccupied with innovation per se, but seeks inspiration in the entire treasure trove of musical history. In … Continue reading

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Matthias Pintscher makes debut with Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

The German Matthias Pintscher (Marl, 1971) makes his debut as a conducting composer with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. On Thursday 1 February he conducts the programme Japanese impressions, with works by Noriko Baba, Toru Takemitsu and Claude Debussy. The next … Continue reading

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Peter Eötvös composes organ concerto based on string theory

On October 19, Peter Eötvös will conduct the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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Composer Ryan Wigglesworth: ‘Technique is a tool for expression’

Ryan Wigglesworth (Sheffield, 1979) is considered one of the most important British musicians of his generation. He is composer in residence at the English National Opera and first guest conductor of the Hallé Orchestra. On 11 and 12 May he … Continue reading

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