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The pioneering music publisher Hans Sikorski has died in Hamburg, aged 94. Joining his father’s firm in 1968 when Eastern Europe was in turmoil, he spotted an opprtunity to provide a home for both official and marginal composers in Russia and elswhere. Alongside deals he signed with the Soviet bureaucracy, he also published dropouts like […]
Originally scheduled for February 2021, the 24 opening round candidates were announced in October of this year. The jury will include Ingolf Turban (Chair), Harald Eggebrecht, Tobias Feldman, Rudolf Koelman, Natalia Prishepenko, Josef Rissin, and Christian Sikorski. The first prize winner will win €25,000, a loan of a 1746 Guadagnini violin, and engagements to perform […] The post appeared first on The World's Leading Classical Music News Source. Est 2009..
Rating: 0 Grażyna Bacewicz was admired by Witold Lutosławski as ‘a distinguished Polish composer of the 20th century and one of the foremost women composers of all time’. She began composing when she was 13, and went on to study with Kazimierz Sikorski, a pupil of Nadia Boulanger. In 1932, she headed to Paris to learn from the great pedagogue herself, as well as continuing her violin studies. Bacewicz saw her music falling into three periods: 'I - youthful, very experimental; II - wrongly referred to here as neo-classical, […]