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A short excerpt can be fine.

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Winners List of the 8th RACC 2019

First Prize:The Solitary’s dream – For Flute, Pipa, Erhu, Piano and String QuartetComposer Sheng Meng (China) Second Prize:Pendulum Trigonometry – For Erhu, Violin, Cello, Pipa and PianoComposer Kevin Lang (Austria) LvYao – For Xindi, Pipa, Erhu, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Double BassComposer Wang Ruiqi (China)

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November Music 2017

Visitors to November Music 2017 can fully enjoy today’s eclectic musical landscape. The festival showcases the prominent composers of our time. Not to mention top-notch ensembles, jazz & world pioneers, sound installations, and interdisciplinary concerts. November Music takes place from 2 through 12 November at various locations in the Dutch city of ’s-Hertogenbosch. The November…

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Composing in the Wilderness

On behalf of the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival (Alaska, USA) I’m delighted to announce the 2018 offering of “Composing in the Wilderness”. Now in its seventh year, this one-of-a-kind creative adventure for composers is presented in collaboration with Alaska Geographic and the National Park Service of the USA. It is led by adventurer-composer Stephen Lias….

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Transit 2017 The sound of tomorrow

Transit aims to showcase the music of today, es-pecially those things we suspect will be relevant tomorrow as well and, who knows, may even set the tone for the future. We believe in presenting a sneak preview of the sound of tomorrow. This year we’re presenting a lot of new discov-eries, both in performers, with…

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2014/01/22-01/26 Ultraschall, ‘the other festival for innovative music’

Supported by Deutschlandradio Kultur and the kulturradio of the rbb, is on New Music. HAU Hebbel am Ufer is hosting three concerts with a total of five ensembles. They will provide a sonic space for the enormous variety of contemporary music – without aesthetic blinders and often in that transitional space to theatre, which is…

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A World of New Music Encourages the International Art of Deep Listening —the 2017 ISCM World New Music Days in Vancouver

When I was asked to attend the World New Music Days ISCM 2017, some 48 hours before it began, and to write a comprehensive festival report, I was standing by for a journey to Najaf, in Southern Iraq. At night I skyped contacts in Baghdad and listened to mournful Shiah chants, their fragile beauty now…

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Call for Works for the 2020 ISCM World New Music Days in New Zealand Has Been Announced

The Composers Association of New Zealand (CANZ), host of the 2020 ISCM World New Music Days, have announced the official Call for Works for the festival which will take place from 21-30 April 2020 in Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand. (From 21-26 April, there will be numerous concerts as well as ISCM’s General Assembly meetings…

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The festival Klangbrücken«- sound bridges

The festival “»Klangbrücken«- sound bridges” is dedicated from 3rd to 10th of April in 12 concerts the work of Mauricio Kagel (1931-2008), one of the most colorful and exciting phenomena of recent music history. Read more…

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