Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo
Flag of United Kingdom

Composer: Knussen, Oliver (1952-2018)

Fact file
Year of birth1952
Year of death2018
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
January 2019
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
31010203040506
07080910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031010203
04050607080910
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Upcoming eventsSee more...

LondonLeila Josefowicz

Sibelius, Prokofiev, Knussen, Mahler, Zimmermann
Leila Josefowicz; John Novacek

MadridSibelius, Prokofiev, Knussen, Mahler, Zimmermann

Sibelius, Prokofiev, Knussen, Mahler, Zimmermann
Leila Josefowicz; John Novacek

HamburgAlexander Melnikov / Claron McFadden

Prokofiev, Cage, Berio, Berberian, Knussen, Schnittke, Schulhoff, Crumb
Claron McFadden; Alexander Melnikov

DüsseldorfWhere the Wild Things Are

Knussen: Where the Wild Things Are
Jesse Wong; Philipp Westerbarkei; Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Tatjana Ivschina; Monika Rydz; Düsseldorfer Symphoniker

ManchesterOliver Knussen/Henze/Martin Suckling/Borodin

Knussen, Henze, Borodin
BBC Philharmonic; TBC; Claire Booth; Clio Gould
Latest reviewsSee more...

Sapiens: humanity in music

Jessica Cottis © Kaupo Kikkas
Two world premieres from Mark Bowden and Colin Matthews breath life into the Southbank's Queen Elizabeth Hall.
****1
Read more

Prom 1: Five Telegrams and a Harbinger of War

Five Telegrams from Kensington Gardens © Mark Pullinger
Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, Anna Meredith and 59 Productions' work proves a powerful, often surprisingly upbeat, commission.
****1
Read more

This is Rattle: music from past and present transfigured and made radical

Sir Simon Rattle © Doug Peters | PA Wire
Simon Rattle returns to the UK in a (self-)portrait concert with the London Symphony Orchestra showcasing contemporary music
*****
Read more

A pot-pourri of British music in Sydney

Harriet Krijgh © Marco Borggreve
This week’s subscription concerts of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra featured only British music that was composed in the last century; three very different works in terms of compositional approach and musical language.
***11
Read more

Spano and the Atlanta SO strike sparks

Robert Spano © Andrew Eccles
After Knussen's Flourish with Fireworks, a program of mighty works from the early 20th century find Spano and the ASO on superb form.
*****
Read more