Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis died in Athens on 2 September 2021, at the age of 96. Theodorakis is revered in his homeland as a folk hero, the “Voice of Greece.” Internationally, Theodorakis is also regarded as one of the best-known Greek composers of the 20th century.
On 27 August 2021, our composer Siegfried Matthus died at the age of 87 after a long illness. As a former master student of Hanns Eisler, Matthus composed over 600 works of all genres and is considered one of the most important composers of the GDR.
Finally, it's starting again! From 23 to 26 September 2021, the vocal scene will meet at the chor.com in Hanover. A range of concerts and workshops offer a varied program and invite you to experience vocal music in all its facets and genres. Visit us at booth No. 20 or in one of our workshops. We look forward to seeing you!
Dieterich Buxtehude gilt als der bedeutendste norddeutsche Orgelkomponist der Barockzeit.
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In 2022, we celebrate the 200th birthday of Joachim Raff. Appropriately, the autograph of Raff’s Symphony No. 10 op. 213 Zur Herbstzeit appeared recently.
The organ is regarded as the “king of instruments” because of its magnificent appearance and almost limitless sound possibilities.
The year 2021 is all about the organ, the instrument of the year. We cordially invite you to discover Breitkopf & Härtel's extensive and diverse organ program!