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Composer: Zender, Hans (b. 1936)

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Year of birth1936
NationalityGermany
Period20th century
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LondonMusic Of Today: Powerful Monodramas

© Christoph Hellhake
Zender, Manoury
Philharmonia Orchestra; Pierre-André Valade; Salome Kammer; Hilary Summers
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Zender's Winterreise from Mark Padmore in New York

Mark Padmore © Marco Borggreve
AS part of his "Perspectives" series at Carnegie Hall, Sir Simon Rattle takes time to coach young musicians in a controversial modern score.
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The Dark Mirror: Zender's Winterreise with Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge in Winterreise © Hugo Glendinning
Hans Zender's composed interpretation of Schubert's great song-cycle Winterreise, sung by Ian Bostridge, with visuals by Netia Jones, reveals the stark beauty, timelessness and philosophical qualities of Schubert’s music and Mueller’s poetry.
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Asko|Schönberg premières Rzewski

Peter Rundel © HenrikJordan
A Dog's Life – Frederic Rzewski's 2nd Piano Concerto – is full of playful detail, but a little too long.
***11
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Recomposed by Hans Zender : Winterreise à l’Opéra Comique

© Julien Hanck
Décrite comme “totalement inintéressante, hormis du point de vue commercial” par Matthias Goerne, l’idée initiale est pourtant défendable en soit : transmuer le sang et la bile Schubertienne en un soyeux tissu orchestral, plus aisément appréhendable du grand public.
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