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Composer: Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1928-2007)

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Year of birth1928
Year of death2007
NationalityGermany
Period20th century
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LondonFrom the Soundhouse

From the Soundhouse
Stockhausen, Saariaho, McCarthy

DublinStockhausen: Natural Durations

Stockhausen: Klang: 3rd Hour, Natürliche Dauern
Simon Smith, Piano

GothenburgThe Music of Conflict: Darmstadt

Stockhausen, Henze, Cage, Saunders, Fure, Svensson
Gageego

LondonICMS: Colin Currie & Nicolas Hodges

© Linda Nylund
Feldman, Stockhausen, Birtwistle
Colin Currie; Nicolas Hodges

New York CityDaniil Trifonov in recital

© Stefan Cohen
Berg, Prokofiev, Bartók, Copland, Messiaen, Ligeti, Stockhausen, Adams, Corigliano, Adès
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
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Six singers in a chord: Stockhausen’s Stimmung at Kings Place

Theatre of Voices © Lars Bjarnø
A rare performance of Stockhausen’s Stimmung, a key work in the development of contemporary vocal music, proves it still has resonance 50 years on from its première.
****1
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Mind-blowing Stockhausen stuns at the Barbican

Cosmic Pulses © Mark Allan
All credit to the Barbican for showcasing Stimmung and Cosmic Pulses.
*****
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Susanna Mälkki's “Akademie Modern” in Berlin

Susanna Mälkki © Simon Fowler
The Berliner Philharmoniker’s Academy is the future of this city’s most famous orchestra. Established 40 years ago by Herbert von Karajan, a third of current Berliner Philharmoniker members are Academy graduates.
****1
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Politics and poetry: Vivier and Stockhausen in Geneva

Ensemble Contrechamps © NC
Vivier and Stockhausen's dreams and darkness take centre stage for a night during Geneva's Archipel festival. 
****1
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Theatre of Voices stupefies with Stockhausen’s Stimmung

Theatre of Voices perform Stimmung © Julien Jourdes
Composed for six amplified voices, Karlheinz Stockhausen’s seldom performed Stimmung evokes a meditative atmosphere through esoteric mysticism and complex serial methods of aleatoric construction.
****1
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