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21, February 2016

L’Amour de Loin at MET

One of the most highly praised operas of recent years, which had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 2000, Kaija Saariaho’s yearning medieval romance L’Amour de Loin, has its Met premiere on December 1. The production is by Robert Lepage, co-produced with [ read more ... ]

15, February 2016

Only the Sound Remains world premiere

Only the Sound Remains - commissioned by Dutch National Opera, Finnish National Opera, Opera de Paris, Teatro Real Madrid and Canadian Opera Company - will be premiered next 15 March at the Dutch National Opera. Team, Cast and Chorus André de Ridder, musical [ read more ... ]

10, February 2016

Kaija Saariaho at Aspen Music Festival

Kaija Saariaho will visit the Aspen Music Festival next summer. Mahan Esfahani will perform Jardin Secret II on 1st August, Jennifer Koh will present a programme including Frises and Graal Théâtre on 3 August. L’Amour de Loin will be the centerpiece of the summer [ read more ... ]

26, January 2016

Kaija Saariaho at Njord Biennale

A new, contemporary music festival has emerged in Copenhagen – the Njord Biennale. The festival which aims to focus on Nordic music, Nordic culture and Nordic artists takes place January 28 – February 1, and the festival composer 2016 is Kaija Saariaho. The [ read more ... ]

13, October 2015

Let the Wind Speak – upcoming cd release

Let the Wind Speak - released by Ondine - offers a unique glimpse into the flute chamber works of Kaija Saariaho (b. 1952), one of the leading contemporary composers internationally. The disc includes works covering four decades, from 1982 to 2012 performed by flutist [ read more ... ]

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