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On 3 March 2017, the leading Netherlands contemporary music group the Ives Ensemble will release “6 Trios, 2 Solos and 1 Quintet” – their second classical CD – featuring nine chamber music pieces written by composer Laurence Crane between 1986 and 2016. The recording includes “Quintet” commissioned by the Richard Thomas Foundation in 2011. London’s Saint Mary at Hill Church …

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In an intriguing juxtaposis of the old and the new, Daniel Saleeb’s solo organ piece “erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem wort” will appear alongside the corresponding Bach-Cantata in a performance given by the Kantor der Antoniterkirche Köln conducted by Johannes Quack, on 5th March 2017 in Cologne, Germany. The work was written for William Whitehead’s Orgelbüchlein Project, …

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If you wonder what a quartweet is, head to Wigmore Hall on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 as the Signum Quartet performs The Third Solitude by Rob Fokkens in a continuing collaboration that reflects the ever-changing world of social media and how that reshapes music: in their #quartweet project, the German quartet asked for works of 140 notes or fewer. Signum …

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Various performances of Aleksandra Vrebalov’s My Desert, My Rose will be given in the next few days both in the US and the old continent. First, Kronos Quartet will be performing the piece on 20th January 2017 at the La Jolla Music Society in California. One day later, the work will be performed at the Equal Sound event …

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John Palmer’s ‘without’ for solo violin appears on a recent release “Dots/Lines” by the Sapporo-born violinist Takao Hyakutome, alongside the likes of Yannis Kyriakides, Johan Svensson or Takashi Tokunaga.  The piece, commissioned by Ensemble Omega and written for Utae Nakagawa in 2006, is inspired by the Japanese ‘ma’, exploring silence as a dynamic force coming from …

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