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Performer: Jörg Widmann

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EdinburghThe Rite of Spring

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Widmann, Fennessy, Stravinsky
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Elim Chan; Jörg Widmann

GlasgowThe Rite of Spring

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Widmann, Fennessy, Stravinsky
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Elim Chan; Jörg Widmann

SalzburgChamber Concert Meta4 · Ibragimova · Widmann · C. Hagen · Lonquich

Reich, Messiaen
Meta4; Alina Ibragimova; Jörg Widmann; Clemens Hagen

LondonHagen Quartet; Jörg Widmann

Mozart, Widmann
Hagen Quartet; Jörg Widmann
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Jörg Widmann's somber humor at Carnegie Hall

Jörg Widmann © Richard Termine
In fragments and miniatures, the ensemble pieces were most satisfying, allowing Widmann not to build arguments but define subjects by contrast, showing a quick wit and a flair for suspense. 
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Jörg Widmann leads the Irish Chamber Orchestra in an eclectic program

Jörg Widmann and the Irish Chamber Orchestra © Stephanie Berger
Soprano Claron McFadden's pellucid voice tremendously contributed to the structural and sonic richness of Widmann's Versuch über die Fuge.
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Extending traditions: Jörg Widmann and the Hagen Quartet

Jörg Widmann © 2019 Steve J. Sherman
In Mozart's Clarinet Quintet, the dialogue between instruments, underlined by changes in moods and textures, had an operatic quality.
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A portrait in all but name: Jörg Widmann and the CBSO

Jörg Widmann © Marco Borggreve
A showcase of Jörg Widmann’s talents as composer, conductor and clarinettist in works by Mozart, Weber and himself
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Belcea Quartet excels in Britten and Shostakovich

The Belcea Quartet and Jörg Widmann © Sam Murray-Sutton
Britten and Shostakovich were great friends, so it was appropriate that both composers were represented in the Belcea Quartet's two recitals on the opening weekend of the 70th Aldeburgh Festival. 
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