21 Nov | 8 pm | herkulessaal

Commemorating the 100th birthday of the russian composer Galina Ustwolskaja there will be a special concert of the musica viva. Instrumentalists of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks will play the whole cycle Triade. Tickets for this concert are available from now on!

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happy new ears

On Friday, 22 November, the presentation of the Happy New Ears-price for composition to Klaus Ospald and of the Happy New Ears-price for contemporary music publications to Jörn Peter Hiekel will take place at the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts Munich. The entrance is free of charge!

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22 Nov | 8 pm | Herkulessaal

On the occasion of the award ceremony of the Happy New Ears-price for composition, awarded to Klaus Ospald by the Hans and Gertrud Zender Foundation, there will be a concert under the direction of Peter Rundel with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the pianist Markus Bellheim and the vocal ensemble Singer Pur with works by Klaus Ospald and Hans Zender.

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Season 2019/2020

You can find all information about the concerts, the world premières and the programmes of the musica viva season 2019/2020 in the event calendar.

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Subscriptions and separate tickets for all musica viva events can be purchased now!

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CDs & DVDs

Recent recordings, experimental performances for orchestra and chamber music – CD-Highlights of the musica viva des Bayerischen Rundfunks.

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Next RÄSONANZ – DONOR CONCERT with Les Siècles

räsonanz is the concert initiative of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, which has made it possible for Les Siècles under its principal conductor François-Xavier Roth to make its first guest appearance in Munich on 23 May 2020.

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musica viva

musica viva was founded by the German composer Karl Amadeus Hartmann in 1945. It is one of the world’s most famous events for future-oriented and contemporary music, where many experimental works and performances for orchestra and chamber music receive their premiere. Director Winrich Hopp took over musica viva in 2011.

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