Avner Dorman: Wahnfried (Badisches Staatstheater) Mason Bates: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (Santa Fe Opera) Chaya Czernowin: Infinite Now (Opera Vlaanderen) Brett Dean: Hamlet (Glyndebourne) Sebastian Fagerlund: Autumn Sonata (Finnish National Opera) Julian Grant: The Nefarious, Immoral yet Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr Burke and Mr Hare (Boston Lyric Opera) Arnulf Herrmann: Der Mieter (Oper Frankfurt) Tang Jianping: 170 Days in Nanking (Jiangsu Centre for the Performing Arts)
Pianist Andreas Klein performed in Des Moines the recital Transitions: Brahms, Prokoffieff, Beethoven, Debussy Chopin. In Portland, Or he performed the Beethoven Concerto No. 4 and gave master class
Minguet Quartett finished an East Coast Tour, culminating with a performance at the Library of Congress in DC
Morgenstern Trio's 4th re-invitation concert in Carmel
Ensemble 4.1 is on a 8 city Us Tour, including the Phillips Collection, Detroit, Williamsburg, Ames, Lafayette, Burlington performing a popular work the Jerusalem Mix by Avner Dorman
In September and October, Pianist Andreas Klein performed Transitions, the recital theme including works by Brahms, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Prokofiev in Michigan and Oregon.
He will return to Portland, OR to perform Beethoven 4th Piano Concerto i
Trio con Brio Copenhagen will tour in the US this October from Norfolk, VA to Utica, NY.
In November the Minquet Quartett will debut at the Library of Congress and perform in Virginia and Maryland
Pianist Andreas Klein performed Liszt Concerto No. 1 with Orchestra Iowa to end the season " Unleashing Musical Architecture" was the recital title which included works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Debussy. Spring performances and master classes brought him to Canada and Michigan. He joined the Austrian Minetti Quartett on their tour with Schumann's Piano Quintet ...............................
Faure Quartett: The 9 City US Tour included major performance venues in Boston, Los Angeles, Cincinnati and Phoenix.
Morgenstern Trio: In the middle of a 10 city tour they also included a recording session at Drew University including the premiere of Pierre Jalbert' s piano trio, commissioned for the Morgenstern Trio by the Tucson Chamber Music Series. Lincoln Center, NY, the Phillips Collection, Chamber Music Kansas City, Middlebury College and Detroit Chamber Music were on their schedule. They returned for their San Francisco Debut at Herbst Theater .
Minguet Quartett: Performances of all string quartets by Germany's hottest composer Joerg Widmann at Nasher Center in Dallas, TX
Minetti Quartett: Minetti's Concert prooved to be one of only a handful of best concerts in the 40 year history claimed the presentrer of the of Salt Lake City's Chamber Music Series. Concerts and residencies along the East Coast included also a concert with pianist Andreas Klein with the Schumann Quintet.
Conductors in the NEWS
Conductor Zoe Tsokanou gave her Debut with the Orchestra National de Lille in September. The success of the concerts prompted an immediate re invitation for 2019 and word got around, that also the Barcelona Symphony extended an invitation for 2019. Upcoming are opera productions at the Theater Erfurt in Germany and planning her first season in Thessaloniki as music director
Zoi Tsokanou named as youngest new music director of the Thessaloniki States Orchestra in Greece.
Christopher Lyndon conducted the Lithuanian National Symphony in Vilnius in November including Arno Paerts Piano Concerto with the composer present.