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Merchant of Venice - Welsh National Opera

The Merchant of Venice - Welsh National Opera

The UK premiere production of André Tchaikowsky’s opera opens at Cardiff’s Millennium Centre tonight


André Tchaikowsky: Rebel of the Keys

Tchaikowsky's The Merchant of Venice - UK Premiere and film screening

André Tchaikowsky’s award-winning opera receives its UK premiere at Welsh National Opera, followed by a screening of “Rebel of the Keys”, a fascinating new documentary about the composer


Roald Dahl 100

Roald Dahl 100th anniversary

Today is the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth. Find out more about our Dahl musical works that you could be performing!


Josephs Requiem

Wilfred Josephs - Requiem - Recent Release

Lyrita Recorded Edition has taken the bold step to release a number of important recordings, this two-disc set by Wilfred Josephs being one of them.


HOUGH NYT

The Loneliest Wilderness - Stephen Hough in conversation

Pianist and composer Stephen Hough talks about his poetic work for cello and orchestra


Cello CD

Hough on Hyperion

Two recent CDs on the Hyperion label have brought the compositional skills of Stephen Hough to the listening public. The…


RPS Encore Choral 2015

Patterson's Gloria selected for RPS Encore Choral

Paul Patterson’s Gloria Op. 21 is one of the seven winning contemporary British choral works


Patterson Fantasia Harp Wigmore

Patterson premiere at Wigmore Hall

Paul Patterson’s “Fantasia for Harp and String Quartet” will receive its UK premiere this weekend at London’s Wigmore Hall


Hyperion Missa

Stephen Hough: Missa Mirabilis

The orchestral version of Stephen Hough’s Missa Mirabilis received performances by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Chorus under the direction…


IntoWoods

Songs from "Into the Woods" in concert

Vocal and orchestral music for the individual songs from Into the Woods is available to hire now from the Concert Library


Paul Patterson

Praise for Patterson's Penderecki piece!

The Paul Patterson themed evening at this year’s Park Lane Group Young Artists series has won warm praise from the critics


The Three Little Pigs

Three Little Pigs on the loose in Birmingham!

The Galliard Ensemble will be performing the musical version of the Roald Dahl tale at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall this weekend


Paul Patterson

Paul Patterson in focus at Southbank New Year concert series

Wednesday 7th January is “Paul Patterson Day”, including a masterclass and concert, as part of the Park Lane Group’s Young Artists Series at London’s Southbank Centre.


Ute Lemper

Ushering in the New Year with Kurt Weill

The start of a new year often invites both reflection and celebration.

On Saturday, 3 January 2015, BBC Radio…


Komische Oper Berlin

Arizona Lady rides into Berlin for the first time this Christmas!

Kálmán’s final operetta, Arizona Lady, is being performed in concert this Christmas at the Komische Oper Berlin.


Csardasfuerstin Dresden

Netrebko and Florez set for a spectacular Csardasfürstin!

Internationally-renowned opera and recording stars Anna Netrebko and Juan Diego Flórez will star in Emmerich Kálmán’s perenially popular “Die Csárdásfürstin” for this year’s New Year’s Eve concert by the Staatskapelle Dresden


David Ellis - Concert Music on CD

New David Ellis concert works CD - "exciting, fresh and imaginative"

“David Ellis: Concert Music” is a new retrospective of the composer’s work, released on 3rd November


Armistice by Paul Patterson

Armistice - musical commemoration of WW1 at Imperial War Museum North, July 2014

Paul Patterson’s “Armistice - Reflection and Hope” will be performed as part of the museum’s “After the Silence: Music in the Shadow of War” event


LRRH Blake

Little Red Riding Hood pays a visit to Wycombe Arts Festival

Colin Baker is the narrator of Paul Patterson’s Little Red Riding Hood Songbook this weekend at the Wycombe Arts Festival


In the Night

Nocturnal Delights...

As both a pianist and composer, Stephen Hough doesn’t fail to deliver… His latest disc for Hyperion is titled “In…


Stephen Hough

RNCM Produces Single in Support of Concert Hall Campaign - No. 1 in the iTunes Chart!

RNCM postgraduate conductor Daniel Parkinson and students from the School of Strings have teamed up with British pianist and Junior…


MoV - Opera Award

Tchaikowsky premiere wins international opera award

The International Opera Awards 2014 were held in London on the 7th of April and the aim of the awards…


Hough Cello Sonata

Hough Sonata for Cello and Piano - US premiere

Stephen Hough’s Sonata for Cello and Piano (left-hand) receives its first US performance in San Francisco on April 13th


Missa Mirabilis

Missa Mirabilis... in Colorado... In concert and on disc

The orchestral version of Stephen Hough’s Missa Mirabilis has now had two performances in the US. The first in April…


MW Concerti

Williamson Piano Concerti: A long time in the making...

More than ten years since the project was first mooted (albeit with a different conductor and record label), a recording…


Beczala

Mein ganzes Herz

Darling of the operatic stage, Piotr Beczala, is one of todays artists who is putting a real focus on operetta…


Musician Divided

André Tchaikowsky - Music Matters

This Saturday (1st February), BBC Radio Three’s Music Matters programme features the Polish composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky, who is…


Musician Divided

A Musician Divided - André Tchaikowsky biography reviewed

Over the last few months, André Tchaikowsky - both the man and his music - has received quite a bit…


André Tchaikowsky CD

André Tchaikowsky CD is "album of the week"

Critic and commentator Norman Lebrecht describes ‘André Tchaikowsky - Volume One: Music for Piano’ as “like nothing you’ve ever heard before”


Henry V (Patrick Doyle)

Patrick Doyle - 60th birthday

The 60th birthday of film composer Patrick Doyle was celebrated with a gala concert at the Barbican on Sunday 1st December


Firebrand of Florence (Dresden)

The Firebrand of Florence - European stage premiere

Kurt Weill’s largely forgotten Broadway operetta is in repertory at the Staatsoperette Dresden until May 2014


Andre Tchaikowsky

André Tchaikowsky - a revival

André Tchaikowsky (1935 - 1982) has enjoyed something of a mini revival in the past few months with the posthumous…


Emmerich Kálmán

Emmerich Kálmán - anniversary

October 30th marks the 60th anniveraary of the death of Emmerich Kálmán, the composer who wrote many celebrated operettas, including The Gipsy Princess and Countess Maritza


Andre Tchaikowsky

André Tchaikowsky in focus at Leeds College of Music

A celebration of the late composer will take place on November 1st, to coincide with the publication a new biography


War

Stephen Hough - The Loneliest Wilderness

An outstanding disc of glorious music, superbly played and recorded.


A Night in Vienna

All aboard for A Night in Vienna!

A Night in Vienna, our first ever full-length operetta concert evening, is now available to hire!


Madonna

A rare gem shines in Holland Park

Vespas, gelato sellers, brass bands, a children’s chorus, religious processions and an orgy… justwhat everyone needs in an opera!

It…


Andre Tchaikowsky

New André Tchaikowsky catalogue now available

A complete catalogue of hire works, works on sale and unpublished works by André Tchaikowsky is available for the first time. Download a PDF copy now!


Andre Tchaikowsky

André Tchaikowsky World Premiere - The Merchant of Venice

Today sees the world premiere of André Tchaikowsky’s The Merchant of Venice at the Bregenzer Festspiele.

The American Journal,…


Andre Tchaikowsky

André Tchaikowsky - live from the Bregenz Festival

Tonight, ORF3 will be broadcasting the world premiere of Tchaikowsky’s opera, The Merchant of Venice…

If you have the possibility…


MW

Malcolm Williamson - Guilty Pleasures that nobody experiences!

Christopher Webber has written an excellent article for Opera Magazine examining the operas of Malcolm Williamson and asking, when they…


Symposium

André Tchaikowsky - Symposium

David Pountney decision to stage André Tchaikowsky’s The Merchant of Venice at this year’s Bregenz Festival has sparked a lot…


János Starker

Celebrated cellist János Starker dies

The great Hungarian cellist, who gave the first performance of Ernst von Dohnanyi’s Konzertstuck für violoncello und orchestra, died on 28th April.


Lizards

Forthcoming Paul Patterson Performances

Kyrie
4th July 2013
London Oriana Choir/John Drummond
St John’s, Smith Square, London

Three Little…


Power Viola

Lawrence Power plays Bowen's Viola Concerto

A work that is slowly making its way in to the repertoire of viola players, Bowen’s wonderfully lush concerto from…


Oz Piano

New CD release - Malcolm Williamson

Malcolm Williamson’s Concerto for Two Pianos and String Orchestra is a work that doesn’t often get an airing but in…


Andre Tchaikowsky

Opera News - The Merchant of Venice

The American Journal, Opera news, has a spotlight feature about the premiere of Andre Tchaikowsky’s opera The Merchant of Venice


Colin Davis

Vale Sir Colin Davis

Sir Colin Davis, whose contribution to the musical world went well beyond being a conductor, died yesterday at the age…


KPhil

Paul Patterson Premiere - Serenade for Violin and Orchestra

Paul Patterson’s string works have had a good number of performances over the years, gaining a place in the repertoire…


Missa Mirabilis

Stephen Hough - Missa Mirabilis

The European premiere of the orchestral version of Hough’s Missa Mirabilis was given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus…


Ashmore

Farewell - Larry Ashmore

Josef Weinberger Limited is saddened to report of the death of Larry Ashmore, who suffered a stroke on Monday 4th…


HOUGH NYT

Stephen Hough: A virtuoso - at least in his spare time!

In advance of his Carnegie Hall recital, Michael White of the New York Times spoke to Stephen Hough about his…


JAM Influences

Paul Patterson - forthcoming concerts

Below is a list of forthcoming pferformances of work by Paul Patterson, including the premiere of his new Serenade for…


Bayadere - image © ROH

Minkus' La Bayadere - The Royal Ballet

Natalia Markarova’s glorious production of this perennial favourite makes a welcome return to the Royal Opera House in April and…


Missa Mirabilis

European Premiere of Stephen Hough: Missa Mirabilis

The premiere of the orchestral version of Stephen Hough’s Missa Mirabilis was given by the Indianapolis Symphony and Indianapolis Symphonic…


Kálmán

Yvonne Kálmán: Flying the flag for operetta!

Yvonne Kálmán, the daughter of Emmerich Kálmán, has been spreading the word of her father’s music far and wide. Recently,…


The Lyre Bird in Malcolm Williamson's 'The Display'

Australian Ballet - ICONS

The Australian Ballet’s Icons programme is in its final week of the Sydney run at the Sydney Opera House. Part…


Bayadere

Emmerich Kálmán: Anniversary Celebrations in Moscow

One of the greatest musical figures in the operetta world Emmerich Kálmán, is to receive a week-long celebration for the 130th anniversary of his birth.


Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough - Piano Sonata No. 2 - the first review: 10th October 2012

The first performance at Brangwyn Hall in Swansea has received a fantastic review in the Guardian… the reviewer was Rian…


Organ

Paul Patterson at the Annual Festival of New Organ Music

Paul Patterson’s organ repertoire has been championed by a number of player over the years, most recently by Michael Bonaventure,…


Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough: Premiere of Piano Sonata No. 2 (notturno luminoso)

Pianist, composer, artist, writer, hat and cake-lover, Stephen Hough, gives the premiere of his Piano Sonata No. 2 (notturno luminoso)…


Other Love Songs

Hough - Other Love Songs at the Cheltenham Festival

Stephen Hough’s evocative song cycle received a performance by The Prince Consort at this year’s Cheltenham Festival las week… another…


Paul Patterson

Paul Patterson: new website launched

Paul Patterson has had a very varied career to date: former trombonist, tutor in Sibelius, workshop leader, competition adjudicator and,…


Presteigne

Patterson's Allusions at the Presteigne Festival

Paul Patterson’s double concerto, Allusions, is featured in the closing programme of this year’s Presteigne Festival.

The Retorica Violin Duo…


Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough talks about his work as a composer

In this interview with Alisdair Hogarth of The Prince Consort (for whom the Other Love Songs cycle was written), Stephen…


Schoenberg

Schubert/Mahler: Symphony Nr.9 in C major, D. 944

The Teatro Communale of Bologna will give the premiere of the Mahler Retuschen of Schubert’s Symphony Nr.9 (ed. David Pickett)


OOTS

20th May: Orchestra of the Swan plays Brahms' Serenade Nr.1 in D major

In this performance at the Two Rivers Festival, the Orchestra of the Swan under its guest conductor, Kenneth Woods, will…


Harp Competition

Paul Patterson: new work commissioned for international harp competition

Paul Patterson has regularly been commissioned to write works for important performers and ensembles and over the last few years,…


Paul Patterson

Patterson at the Sounds New Festival

Paul Patterson’s relationship with this innovative festival in England’s south east has been a long one and in the 2012…


LRRH Blake

5th March 2012: Premiere of a new Patterson/Dahl Ballet - Balley Cymru

The award-winning company, Ballet Cymru, presents an extraordinary vision. Two stories from the mind of the most popular storyteller in…


The Lyre Bird in Malcolm Williamson's 'The Display'

The Australian Ballet performs Williamson's "The Display"

In its ICONS programme, opening on 30th August, the Australian Ballet performs three cornerstone ballets from the sixties, seventies and…


Stephen Hough: Missa Mirabilis

World premiere performances by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on April 6th and 7th


Paul Patterson in Paris

Paul Patterson’s Magnificat to be performed at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris


Broken Branches

Broken Branches - works by Stephen Hough now on CD

Broekn Branches is a collection of compositions by Stephen Hough, released to coincide with his 50th birthday


York Bowen Piano Concerto No. 4 for two pianos

York Bowen Piano Concerto No. 4 - "deserves to command wide recognition and respect"

The two-piano version of York Bowen’s Piano Concerto No. 4 is reviewed in this month’s International Piano Magazine


Phoenix - Emily Pailthorpe

Phoenix Concerto - now available on CD

Paul Patterson’s Phoenix Concerto for Oboe is recorded for the first time by Emily Pailthorpe and the English Chamber Orchestra


Concert Library - Music for Christmas

Christmas concert?

Don’t go Christmas crackers - get your Christmas concert sorted today!


Stephen Hough

World premiere of Stephen Hough's Sonata for Piano and Other Love Songs

Stephen Hough’s Wigmore Hall recital on June 11th will feature the world premiere of his Sonata for Piano (broken branches)


Franz Schmidt - Piano Quintets for the Left Hand

Schmidt Piano Quintets for the Left Hand - available for the first time!

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of pianist Paul Wittgenstein’s death, the original left-hand arrangements of these Quintets have now been restored.


Paul Patterson - Violin, Viola and Cello Concertos (Dutton Epoch)

New recording - Paul Patterson's Violin, Viola and Cello concertos

A brand new recording of Paul Patteron’s Violin, Viola and Cello concertos is now available on Dutton Records


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