The "Conductor of the Year 2020" (Opernwelt magazine) will be featureed in two streaming performances of Bluebeard's Castle at the Opéra de Lyon at the end of March 2021. In an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, he takes politics to task, while also proposing that more is needed: "Outrage and disenchantment aren’t enough, we also need to be better connected," he says, criticizing the lack of competent contacts at the federal state level, "... with whom perhaps we could take this 'crisis as an opportunity' to think about future structural reforms."more
Outrage is not enough: Titus Engel talks to the FAZ about conducting Bartók's only opera and about cultural politics in Corona times.
The series of concerts celebrating Friedrich Cerha's 95th birthday culminated in August: the monumental Spiegel cycle was performed at the Salzburg Festival by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra under Ingo Metzmacher. We celebrate the anniversary with a collection of portrait articles, current links, and his video interview for the Stadtjournal wien.at.
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Andreas Grau and Götz Schumacher perform classical concert repertoire, prevent works of the 20th century from sinking into oblivion, and continue to prompt composers to write new pieces for orchestra and two pianos: no other piano duo is currently taking to the stage with such a wide repertoire with orchestras.