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Premieres (Jul 30, 2019)

A new cello concerto

Marlos Nobre's cello concerto—a commission of the project "SP-LX Nova Música" in celebration of the composer's 80th birthday—will be premiered by Antonio Meneses Aug 1–3 [Tickets/infoThese events have passed] in São Paulo, Brazil with Giancarlo Guerrero conducting Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, followed by additional performances in Brazil with Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais (Aug 8This event has passed & 9This event has passed) in Belo Horizonte and Orquestra Petrobras Sinfônica (Sep 20This event has passed) in Rio de Janeiro, as well as a Portuguese premiere in Lisbon with Guerrero conducting Orquestra Gulbenkian (Oct 11This event has passed).

Premieres (Jul 29, 2019)

Cello concerto "DANCE"

Anna Clyne's cello concerto "DANCE", a 25‐minute work in which each of the five movements is inspired by a single line of a poem by Rumi, will be premiered on Aug 3 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Santa Cruz, CA by Inbal Segev (nominee of our 7th Listeners' Choice Award) with Cristian Măcelaru conducting the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, followed by an additional performance on Aug 15This event has passed in Chautauqua, NY with Segev alongside the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rossen Milanov.

Premieres (Jun 5, 2019)

A new double concerto

Violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth will give the world premiere of Avner Dorman's Double Concerto Jun 27–29 [Tickets/infoThese events have passed] in Adelaide, Australia with Benjamin Northey conducting the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, followed by an American premiere on Aug 3This event has passed in Lenox, MA with Asher Fisch conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and a Canadian premiere on Nov 27 in Ottawa, ON with Pietari Inkinen conducting the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

Premieres (May 1, 2019)

A new cello concerto

Jan Vogler will be the soloist for the world premiere of a three‐movement cello concerto commissioned from three composers—Nico Muhly, Sven Helbig and Zhou Long—on May 18 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] at the Dresden Music Festival in Dresden, Germany with Cristian Măcelaru conducting the WDR Sinfonieorchester.

Premieres (May 1, 2019)

Double concerto "akin"

Michel van der Aa's double concerto "akin" will be premiered by violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and cellist Sol Gabetta with Peter Eötvös conducting the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra on May 9 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Cologne, Germany followed by a performance on May 10This event has passed in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Premieres (Mar 8, 2019)

A new cello concerto

The world premiere of James Newton Howard's cello concerto will be given by Andrew Shulman on Mar 23 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Glendale, CA—followed by an additional performance on Mar 24This event has passed in Los Angeles, CA—with Jeffrey Kahane conducting the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Premieres (Mar 8, 2019)

A new "Ghost Trio"

Daniel Müller‐Schott will be a special guest of the Mar 12 Carnegie Hall concert [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] of violinist Anne‐Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis for the world premiere of Sebastian Currier's "Ghost Trio", a work in nine short movements which will be performed again by Mutter and Orkis with Müller‐Schott on Mar 17This event was canceled in Chicago, IL.

Premieres (Feb 1, 2019)

Cello concerto "Nomade"

Nicolas Altstaedt, with Hannu Lintu conducting the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, will give the premiere of Sebastian Fagerlund's cello concerto "Nomade" on Feb 15 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Hamburg, Germany.

Additional performances of the concerto will be given by Altstaedt and Lintu on Apr 10This event has passed and Apr 11This event has passed in Helsinki, Finland with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Premieres (Feb 1, 2019)

A new cello concerto

Tristan Murail's new cello concerto will be premiered by Jean‐Guihen Queyras on Feb 12 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Villefranche‐sur‐Saône, France—followed by performances in Chambéry (Feb 14This event has passed), Annecy (Feb 15This event has passed) and Neuvecelle (Feb 16This event has passed)—with Nicolas Chalvin conducting Orchestre des Pays de Savoie.

An additional performance of the concerto will be given by Queyras on Jun 27This event has passed in Munich, Germany with Clemens Schuldt conducting the Münchener Kammerorchester.

Premieres (Dec 1, 2018)

"Von Dunkel zu Dunkel"

Maximilian Hornung will give the world premiere of Arturo Fuentes' 25-minute cello concerto "Von Dunkel zu Dunkel" on Dec 10 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Stuttgart, Germany with Matthias Foremny conducting the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester.

Premieres (Nov 2, 2018)

"Sous la pluie de feu"

Philippe Hersant's double concerto "Sous la pluie de feu" will be premiered by violinist Hélène Collerette and cellist Nadine Pierre in Paris, France on Nov 16 [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] with Pascal Rophé conducting Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France followed by a performance on Nov 17This event has passed in the city of Metz with Fayçal Karoui conducting Orchestre national de Metz.

Additional performances of the double concerto will be given by Raphaëlle and Edgar Moreau on Dec 13, 14 and 15These events have passed in Pau, France with Faycal Karoui conducting Orchestre de Pau Pays de Béarn

Premieres (Nov 2, 2018)

A new concerto

Amanda Forsyth will give the world premiere of Marjan Mozetich's Cello Concerto Nov 14–15 [Tickets/infoThese events have passed] in Ottawa, Canada with Elim Chan conducting the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Pre-concert talk "Musically Speaking: Amanda Forsyth Cello" will be hosted by Natasha Gauthier before each of the two concerts.

Premieres (Oct 1, 2018)

"Eros Athanatos"

Richard Dubugnon's "Eros Athanatos", a fantaisie concertante for cello and piano, will be premiered by Gautier Capuçon and Jean-Yves Thibaudet with Ludovic Morlot conducting the West Australian Symphony Orchestra Oct 12–13 [Tickets/infoThese events have passed] in Perth, Australia.

Additional performances will be given by Capuçon and Thibaudet in Belgium on Nov 16This event has passed (Antwerp) and Nov 17This event has passed (Ghent) with Jamie Phillips conducting the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, followed by a performance next year in Paris, France on Jun 13This event has passed with Mikko Franck conducting Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

Premieres (Aug 31, 2018)

"L'innominata"

Natalie Clein—who last August due to illness was replaced on short notice by Leonard Elschenbroich for the premiere of Brian Elias' cello concerto—has been back to the concert stage since last fall and will be performing this evening [Tickets/infoThis event has passed] in Wareham, UK for the world premiere of another new work of Elias, "L'innominata", a ten-minute piece for cello and piano commissioned by the Purbeck International Chamber Music Festival (Aug 30–Sep 2).