"Composers combine notes, that's all."

(Igor Stravinsky, russ./am. composer, 1882-1971)


Learn more about the people behind the music. Here you will find all information on our composers and authors: biographies, lists of works, introductory texts, photos for download, discographies, as well as a daily updated calendar of performances and much more.

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Work of the Week


Work of the Week - Aribert Reimann: Sieben Lieder

In the 1990s, Aribert Reimann made a series of arrangements of lieder by the Romantics: Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, and Johannes Brahms, for voice and string quartet. Now, on 22 April 2014, ...


Composer & Author News


schott aktuell - the journal 3/2014: NEW CHAMBER OPERAS

The early summer months hold the promise of a splendid crop of World Premières by our composers across the world, including an orchestral work by the youthful Richard Strauss! The main focus in this issue ...



World Premiere of Stewart Wallace's "Hat Trunk" at The University of Texas at Austin

Stewart Wallace’s Hat Trunk , a colorful arrangement of songs from Wallace’s opera, Hopper’s Wife , receives its world premiere this month at the The University of Texas at Austin's Butler School of Music. The concert takes ...



Two Awards Announced for Schott Composers

Two awards have been announced this week for Schott composers: English Touring Opera's was presented with a 2014 Olivier Award for 'Outstanding Achievement in Opera' for their recent productions of Tippett's King Priam and ...


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