Zemlinsky


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Zemlinsky

(zɛmˈlɪnskɪ)
n
(Biography) Alexander. 1871–1942, Austrian composer, living in the US from 1938. His works include the operas Es war einmal (1900) and Eine florentische Tragödie (1917) and the Lyric Symphony (1923)
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And Alexander von Zemlinsky turned from the glitter of imperial Vienna to retell the heart-rending tale of the Little Mermaid, in music that anyone who enjoys Mahler or Strauss will simply love.
Santa Monica, CA, April 11, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Numi Opera Theatre makes their debut May 30 and Jun 2 with a revival of Der Zwerg by Alexander von Zemlinsky. On her birthday, a young Spanish princess is presented with a singing dwarf who, having never seen himself in a mirror, thinks himself very handsome.
Meister will be forty next year and already has a remarkable career behind him, marked by interesting recordings with the publishers CPO (Bartok, Zemlinsky, Weinberger's Valdstejn!), Orfeo d'Or (von Einem), and Capriccio (Bruckner, Dvorak, Mahler, Strauss, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Weinberg, and others).
Director Atom Egoyan's fusion of Alban Berg's 1926 Lyric Suite for String Quartet and Alexander Zemlinsky's 1923 Lyric Symphony into the music-theatre and operatic You Are Mine Own illustrated the thematic energy of live performance on Jun.
Having given his first chamber concert in 2004, at the age of 15, with the legendary Borodin Quartet, Mndoyants has continued to cultivate his passion for chamber music, and he has collaborated with such renowned ensembles as the Brentano, Eben, Zemlinsky, and Szymanowsky Quartets.
Born in Vienna in 1874, Arnold Schonberg studied with Alexander Zemlinsky. His early works are romantic, with Beethoven and Brahms as early influences.
Counterpoise (violin, clarinet and saxophones, trumpet and piano -- the remarkably alert Iain Farrington) contributed well-judged collaborations, and highlights included piano music by Zemlinsky and Gustav Mahler's haunting Wo die schonen Trompeten blasen.
Her operatic appearances include principal Mozart roles at Glyndebourne, La Scala, the Santa Fe Opera, Amsterdam Opera, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires' Teatro Colon, and her recordings, including the works of Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Grieg, Mahler, Zemlinsky, Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Strauss, are represented amply by the EMI, Erato, and Philips labels.
The specially-commissioned adaptation by Anthony Kraus of Zemlinsky's two-piano arrangement will feature new narration from acclaimed author Janice Galloway linking the scenes and arias.
When Alexander von Zemlinsky made the story into an opera (Der Zwerg, 1922), he departed from the Wagnerian precedent.
The programme includes pieces by Borodin and Samuel Barber's famous Adagio, plus quartets by Tchaikovsky and Alexander Zemlinsky.