This year not one, but two opera volumes from the Halle Handel Edition will be put to the test at both the Handel Festivals in Germany. The Göttingen Festival opens on 15 May 2015 with a new production of Agrippina directed by Laurence Dale and conducted by Laurence Cummings. ›more‹
In 1930 Ernst Krenek wrote his opera Kehraus um St. Stephan, in which he sketched an unsparing panorama of the time and its people, in the “manner of Karl Kraus”, as he later described it. The piece was taken up, then in turn rejected and finally only premiered in 1990. ›more‹
Lucia Ronchetti develops a surreal nocturnal scene in Esame di mezzanotte, written as a commission for the Nationaltheater Mannheim. The opera is the first full-length music theatre work by Ronchetti, who lives in Rome. Written for large-scale forces of actors, solo voices, vocal ensemble, chorus and orchestra, this is her largest score to date. ›more‹
Bärenreiter · Alkor
...is the stage and orchestral department of the Barenreiter Publishing Group. Here you can obtain all performance material available on hire from the repertoire of Bärenreiter, its affiliated publishers, and publishers in Germany and abroad represented by Bärenreiter · Alkor.
As an agency for stage and orchestral works, Bärenreiter · Alkor represents furthermore renowned German and foreign music publishers worldwide or in selected sales territories, including Faber Music London, DILIA Prague, Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag Wien, Verlagsgruppe Hermann Wien, Editions Henry Lemoine Paris and Rai Trade Milan/Rome.
The New Anton Bruckner Complete Edition, published by Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag Wien, was launched on 9 August 2014 at the Salzburg Festival. This was marked by the first performance of Bruckner's 1st Symphony in the Linz version of the premiere, reconstructed by Thomas Röder. It was performed by the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna under its chief conductor Cornelius Meister.
Alkor-Edition Kassel GmbH
Tel. +49 561 3105-289
Fax +49 561 37755
A data base including the complete catalog of performance material available on hire from Bärenreiter and Alkor is in preparation. We will inform you by e-Newsletter as soon as this data base is accessible through our website.