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March 2012

This week - Elena Firsova

Listen here: http://blog.eigentijds.radio4.nl/
Each week a different splendid work by a contemporary woman composer selected especially for you by Patricia Werner Leanse – Radio Monalisa. This week Hymn to Spring composed in 1993 by Elena Firsova, a most luminous and joyful work.

New CD - Irène Schweizer

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN - Piano Solo Tonhalle Zürich
Live recording from April 11, 2011with the following works:

1. To Whom It May Concern (Irène Schweizer) 10:48
2. Hüben ohne drüben (Irène Schweizer) 4:40
3. Scratching at the Tonhalle (Irène Schweizer) 4:52
4. Jungle Beat III (Irène Schweizer) 3:05 /
The Train and the River (J. Giuffre) 2:45 (5 : 50)
5. Homage to Don Cherry (Irène Schweizer) 3:59
6. Ida Lupino (Carla Bley) 3:49
7. Four in One (Thelonious Monk) 2:52
8. Bleu Foncé (Irène Schweizer) 4:18
9. Xaba (Dollar Brand) 4:25
10. Final Ending (Irène Schweizer) 5:51

More on Irène Schweizer here>>

Intakt Records 200/2012

Call For Scores - 2012 PARMA Student Composer Competition

PARMA Recordings is pleased to announce the inaugural PARMA Student Composer Competition, the first in a series of annual competitions for student composers. Ten winners will be selected by an award-winning panel of three independent judges, and the winners' pieces will be published in the digitally-distributed 2012 PARMA Anthology Of Music: Student Edition. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected to have their piece professionally recorded and produced for release by PARMA. All recording, performer, production, and publicity costs will be completely subsidized, and the master will be released on a collection from PARMA to be distributed through industry leader Naxos.
Competition Timeline
March 1, 2012 - Submission period opens
March 31, 2012 -
Submission period closes
April 1-30, 2012 -
Judging period
May 1, 2012 -
Winners announced
To view a list of frequently asked questions, visit the 
Competition FAQ page.

Ming's Pretty Heroes met Conny Janssen Danst

Het 20 jarig jubileumseizoen wordt in 2012 vervolgt met de nieuwste voorstelling MEER RUIS, waarvoor Conny Janssen in de wereld van de jongeren duikt en probeert hun verhaal te ontrafelen. Ze selecteerde voor MEER RUIS elf jonge, eigenzinnige dansstudenten van Codarts Rotterdam en Tanzakademie Zürich, die met elkaar een spannende afspiegeling van de maatschappij vormen.Tot en met mei 2012 treden ze op in Nederland en Zwitserland. De live muziek is in handen van Music Matters Award winnaar Ming’s Pretty Heroes.
Bekijk de trailer hier>>

Composers are invited TO CREATE NEW WORKS!

International Contemporary Music Festival DRUSKOMANIJA 2012
To initiate the emergence of new works and their implementation DRUSKOMANIJA announces the competition for composers.
More information here>>

New CD - Hanna Kulenty

Music 4

GG Concerto for harpsichord and string orchestra
Music for Roy for mixed choir and chamber orchestra
Breathe for string orchestra
Sinequan Forte B for solo amplified cello with delay and chamber orchestra
with Goska Isphording, Bartosz Koziak, Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Ernst Kovacic
all works published by Music Center the Netherlands
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