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FIRST PERFORMANCES


HÖLDERLIN

An expedition

A work for musical theatre in four acts

Libretto: Peter Mussbach
Music: Peter Ruzicka

Peter Ruzicka has completed the composition of his second full-length work for musical theatre, HOELDERLIN. The first performance took place on the 16th November 2008 in Berlin at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, which commissioned the piece.

Directed by: Torsten Fischer
Stage design by: Herbert Schäfer
Staatskapelle Berlin
Conducted by: Peter Ruzicka

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Ruzicka: Ins Offene. Schriften zur Musik

Hg. von Auli Eberle, Hofheim (Wolke) 2009, 176 Seiten.

Die vorliegende Sammlung von 22 Aufsätzen Peter Ruzickas präsentiert sein musikschriftstellerisches Schaffen aus den Jahren 1998-2008. Öffentliche Reden und Vorträge sowie monographische Abhandlungen und Fachartikel spiegeln Ruzickas kompositorischen Standpunkt und reflektieren ästhetische, kulturgeschichtliche und kulturpolitische Themen.








PETER RUZICKA "ARTIST OF THE YEAR OF THE 11th BEIJING MUSIC FESTIVAL"


Aiming to build it a world leading music festival, BMF has always been devoted to commission new works since its founding in 1998. This year, it joins with Bavarian State Opera and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra to commission the South Korean composer Unsuk Chin to create the orchestral work Rocana. China Philharmonic Orchestra will play it under the baton of Peter Ruzicka. In celebration onto the tremendous contribution and supporting the contemporary music in promotion to the world, the annual award of "The Artist of the Year of The 11th Beijing Music Festival" goes to the composor/conductor Mr. Peter Ruzicka this season 2008.