World première of Xρόνοστάσις (Theodore Antoniou at 77) for woodwind quintet (2012) took place on 24 April 2012. The work was presented by the excellent local ensemble, Aiolos Woodwind Quintet, at the Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece.
European Première of TOMBEAU in Kielce, Poland
European première of Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki for amplified alto flute, live electronics and orchestra (2010) took place on 20 April 2012, during the Festival of Polish Music at the Philharmonic Hall in Kielce, Poland. The soloist was Agnieszka Kaćma, the Kielce Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Alexander Walker from the United […]
World Première of TÁRTAROS IV in Kielce, Poland
World première of Τάρταρος IV for digitally processed sounds and video (2012) took place on 19 April 2012, during the Festival of Polish Music at the Philharmonic Hall in Kielce, Poland, as part of an all-Canadian multimedia performance.
World Première of IWONAriette in Cephalonia, Greece
World première of IWONAriette for flute solo (2012) was given by its dedicatee, Iwona Glinka, on 17 April 2012, in Cephalonia, Greece.
World Première of …about to dawn… in Edmonton, Canada
World première of … about to dawn … for piano trio (2011) took place on Friday, 13 April 2012 (given the nature of the piece, a very fitting, sad and unlucky date…). The work was presented by the outstanding local ensemble, The Warszynski Trio, at the Muttart Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
World Première of STOLTE in Phoenix, USA
World première of Stolte for computer soundtrack, live electronics and alto saxophone (2010) was given by its dedicatee, Charles Stolte, on 16 March 2012, as part of the Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance. The performance took place at the Arizona State University in Phoenix, AZ, USA.
MOON DOWN and NUMEN released on Claves!
Switzerland’s foremost chamber music ensemble, Duo ST15 (Laurent Estoppey, saxophones and Virginie Falquet, piano), released their brand new CD, Soul Mates, on Claves, one of the most venerable classical labels in Europe, established in 1968. The CD features a great mixture of classics and new works: Tableaux de Provence (1955) by Paule Maurice, Scaramouche (1937) […]
World Première of SIMOUM in Paris, France
World première of Simoum for clarinet in A alone (2011) was given by one of Poland’s leading soloists, Paris-based Szymon Kaca, on 24 February 2012, as part of the soundinitiative ensemble evening devoted to avant-garde solo works. The performance took place at the Société de Curiosités, 24 Place St. Marthe, Paris 10ème, France. The other […]
World Première of SOMMERNACHTSLIED in Athens, Greece
World première of Sommernachtslied for optional melodic instrument (2011) version for flute in C solo, was given by the outstanding Iwona Glinka on 9 February 2012 at the Nakas Conservatory in Athens, Greece. Due to illness, percussionist Theodor Milkov was not able to perform. At a very short notice, the flautist prepared an alternative programme, […]