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Episode 5 of "Hans Gál Composer of the Week" on BBC Radio 3
now available online (until Friday 16th May) on the BBC i-Player (starts 3 mins in):

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b042blwz

Episode 4 of "Hans Gál Composer of the Week" on BBC Radio 3

now available online (until Thursday 15th May) on the BBC i-Player:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b042blwx
Episode 3 of "Hans Gál Composer of the Week" on BBC Radio 3

now available online (until Wednesday 14th May) on the BBC i-Player (starts 3 mins in):
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b042blwv
Episode 2 of "Hans Gál Composer of the Week" on BBC Radio 3
now available online (until Tuesday 13th May) on the BBC i-Player (starts 5 mins in):
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b042blws
Episode 1 of "Hans Gál Composer of the Week" on BBC Radio 3
now available online (until Monday 12th May) on the BBC i-Player (starts 5 mins in):

www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b042bjpf

Major Radio Broadcast!  BBC Radio 3, Hans Gál Composer of the Week, 5th to 9th May 2014, 12noon & 18.30 daily (also available on the BBC i-Player)



Concert: 3.30pm Sunday 15th June 2014, Queens Hall, Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Quartet Celebrates Hans Gál
Edinburgh Quartet, Juliette Bausor (flute),
Maxmiliano Martin (Clarinet)
Programme includes Gál's Clarinet Quintet and his Concertino for Flute and String Quartet

www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/edinburgh-quartet-celebrates-hans-gal-june2014

Concert & Radio 3 Broadcast: 14th January 2015, Glasgow City Halls
Raphael Wallfisch and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra will perform Gál's Cello Concerto for Radio 3's Discovering Music.

Concert & Radio Broadcast: 26th January 2015, Glasgow City Halls
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra will perform Gál's Symphony No.2 for Radio 3's Discovering Music.




PAST EVENTS

 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010

2014

 Concert series: Philharmonisches Konzert - Erzgebirgische Philharmonie Aue
Saturday, 18th January 2014,Kulturhaus Aue
Monday, 20th January 2014, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg-Buchholz
Conductor: GMD Naoshi Takahashi, Soloist: Prof. Hartmut Hudezeck | Piano
Johannes Brahms | Hungarian dances no. 5, 6, 7
Hans Gál | Conzerto for Piano and Orchestra C Major, op. 57
Franz Schubert | Symphony No. 4 c minor, D 417


2013

3rd December, 2013, Stratford Upon Avon
Orchestra of the Swan/Woods. Programme included Gál's 1st Symphony op. 30, alongside works by Beethoven and Schumann.
http://www.orchestraoftheswan.org/event/gal-schumann-soa/

16th November, 2013, Leipzig, Gewandhaus
Lehrerorchester Leipzig, conductor Gerd-Eckehard Meißner.
Gál: PianoConcerto, op. 57 (Hartmut Hudezeck, piano)
and works by Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Ferdinand, Scheik and Larssen

9th October, 2013, , Kleine Synagoge, Erfurt, Germany
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Ralph Guttmann, Timothey Bell and Eugen Mantu played Hans Gáls Clarinet Trio, op. 93, and works by Ingolf Dahl and Arthur Honegger .

The English Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kenneth Woods, played Gál's Concertino for Cello and Strings, op. 87 , with cellist Matthew Sharp, on September 27, 2013, in Christchurch, Malvern. Also on the programme were Mendelssohn's “Hebrides”Overture and his Symphony no. 3 “Scottish”.
A series of video diaries by cellist Matthew Sharp were made in preparation for his performance of Gál's Cello Concertino.
Link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDHiD-Buca64B9lvPkp9dPtcO08egWjS6

The Barony Ensemble (Jean Johnson, clarinet, Aisling O'Dea, violin, Christian Elliott, cello) played Gál's Serenade op. 93 in St Andrew's and St George's West Church, Edinburgh, on 20th August, 2013, as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Der Zauber von Heiligenstadt in Dur und Moll (The Magic of Heiligenstadt in Major and Minor)
TRIS and Andrea Hahn-Bucz, Violin
27th May 2013, Beethoven-Saal in Heiligenstadt, Vienna
Beethoven: "Gassenhauer"-Trio op.11
Hans Gál: Serenade op.93 for Clarinet, Violin and Violoncello
Beethoven: Seven Variations WoO 46 for Violoncello and piano on the theme "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen" from Mozarts "Zauberflöte"
Hans Gál: Variations op.9 on a Viennese Heurigen-melody for Violine, Cello and Piano
Brahms: 4 Hungarian Dances

Daniel Gordon played Fugue in F minor from Gál's 24 fugues for piano, op. 108, in the Clothworkers' Hall, University of Leeds, on 26th April, 2013.

For the Love of the Cello
Sunday 21st April, Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh.
Alfia Nakipbekova (cello) and Jakob Fichert (piano). Programme included Gál's Suite for Cello & Piano and Sonata for Cello & Piano. Also works by Rachmaninov and Poulenc Poulenc.

2012

Concert: November 28th: Brahms-Saal, Vienna Musikverein. The ORF Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Danzmayr.
Serenade for String Orchestra, op. 46 (with works by Schubert, Tausky, Schulhoff and Dvorák)

Concert: November 7th: Festsaal, Wieden, Vienna. The Vienna-based Ensemble Tris, which is devoted to the performance of music by composers persecuted by the Nazis.
Clarinet Trio, op. 93; Heurigen Trio, op. 9 (with works by Weigl and Berg). The concert was in honour of Hans Gal and in memory of the November pogroms of 1938.

Concert: 25th October. Großer Saal of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy", Leipzig, Germany.

Concert: 26th September. Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London.
'Singing a Song in a Foreign Land'. Norbert Meyn narrator, Patricia Rozario soprano. Included Gál's Clarinet Quintet op 107, the internment revue What a Life!, and Nachtmusik op. 44 for soprano solo, male-voice choir, flute, cello and piano.

Festival: September/October. Schwerin, Germany.
The Festival Verfemte Musik ('Festival of Ostracised Music') put Hans Gál at the centre of its events, whiich included nterviews with Eva Fox-Gál about her father, a symposium on ostracised music, in which several papers wrere devoted to Hans Gál, concerts and a competition. Events included:

Opera: 6th, 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th September. Berlin, Sophiensäle. Gál's opera Die Heilige Ente in a new production by Solvejg Franke. The first near-complete performance since 1933. 

Concert: 22nd April. Friends’ Meeting House, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Ensemble Hans Gál.
Two Gál trios with flute quartets by Reicha and Mozart. A charity concert in aid of the Hans Gál Society.

Concert: 19th April.Austrian Cultural Forum, London. Ensemble Hans Gál. Hans Gál Concert, a collaboration between the Hans Gál Society and the Austrian Cultural Forum.
Gál Trio-Serenade for flute, violin and cello, op. 88; trio for violin, viola and cello, op. 104; and a Mozart flute quartet.

Concert: 15th April. Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh. Ensemble Epomeo.(Caroline Chin: violin; David Yang: viola; Kenneth Woods: cello).
Two Gál trios, alongside Bach and Beethoven.

Concert: 19th February and 9th March. Pforzheim and Hanau (Germany). Madeleine Przyvyl (viola) and Kerstin Möck (piano).
Viola Sonata, op. 101.

Concert: 28th January. Electric Theatre, Guildford. The Surrey Mozart Players under their Music Director Kenneth Woods.
Triptych op. 100.

2011

Concert: 6th December. Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon. The Orchestra of the Swan, conducted by Kenneth Woods.
4th Symphony op. 105 (Sinfonia concertante for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and orchestra).

Concert: 29th November. St. Andrew's and St. George's church, Edinburgh. The Artisan Trio.
Clarinet Trio op 93.

Concert: 14th October. Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York. Leon McCawley
3 Preludes for piano op. 83.

Broadcast: The recording of Gál's 3rd symphony by the Orchestra of the Swan was played on American Public Media radio by 260 US radio stations. Report here.

Concert: 4th October. Troldsalen, at Troldhaugen Bergen, Norway (Edvard Grieg's home). Bergens Kammermusikkforening (The Chamber Music Society of Bergen). Angie Harley, violin, and Øyvind Aase, piano.
Violin Sonata op. 17 (the first concert in a planned "Entartete Musik" series). (Also on the programme were Erwin Schulhoff's Five Pieces for String Quartet and Korngold's Piano Quintet in E Major, Op. 15.)

Concert: 19th August, Hill Of Tarvit Mansion House, Cupar; 21st. August, Dalmeny Parish Church, South Queensferry, Scotland.Marianne Olyver (violin) and Robert Schuck (piano ).
D Major violin sonata.

Concert: 21st and 22nd September. Leon & Mathilda Recanati Auditorium, Tel Aviv. The Israel Chamber Orchestra under their conductor Roberto Paternostro, with Thomas Albertus Irnberger, violin.
Concerto for Violin and Small Orchestra op. 39. (Thomas Albertus recently released a CD with this orchestra, devoted to Gál works).

Festival: 26th July, 3rd August, 8th August: East Friesland, Germany. Musikalischer Sommer. Ensemble Kaleidophonia.
Clarinet Trio op 97; String Quartet No. 3, op 95; Cello Sonata op 89; Violin Suite op 56

Concert: 17th June, Royal Scottish Academy of Music; 19th June, Royal Academy of Music, London. Lorna McGhee
Three Intermezzi for flute and piano, op. 103.

Concert: 15th June. Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford. Marianne Olyver (violin) and Robert Schuck (piano).
Works by Gál, Gellhorn, Jeffery Wilson, Milhaud, Krein, Hubay, and Monti.

Concert: 24th May, Arley Hall, Cheshire; 16th May, Howard Assembly Rooms, Leeds. Leon McCawley.
3 preludes from the 24 Preludes op. 83.

Concert: 21st May. Chistchurch House, Rode, Frome, Somerset. Ensemble Epomeo
String Trio op. 104.

Concert: 27th March. Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh. The Artisan Trio.
Piano Trio in E major, op.18; 5 Songs for Middle Voice, op.33; Heurigen Variations, op.9. (Hans Gál Society Concert)

"Opera Collage": 27th February. Sophiensäle, Berlin.
Excerpts from Die Heilige Ente with piano.

Recording: February 2011. Annette-Barbara Vogel recorded works for violin and viola by Bach, Pleyel, Fuchs, Gál, and Laszlo Weiner.

Concert: 30th January. Lais-Halle, Hamburg. The Choir and Orchestra of the University of Hamburg under their conductor Bruno de Greve.
Gál's Cantata De Profundis, op. 50.

Concert: 20th January. Austrian Cultural Forum, Warsaw. Students and teachers of the Warsaw Music University.
Serenade for clarinet, violin and cello op 93; Huyton-Suite op 92; 2nd String Quartet, op 35; Three Preludes for piano, op. 65; Cello Suite, op. 6.

Concerts: January. Sarasota and Tampa, Florida, USA. Annette-Barbara Vogel and Daniel Sweaney
Divertimento for Violin and Viola, op. 90 No.3.

2010

Concert: 7th December. Civic Hall, Stratford on Avon. The Orchestra of the Swan, conducted by Kenneth Woods.
3rd symphony, op 62.

Concerts: September and November, at several venues in the United States and Canada. The Ensemble Epomeo. Serenade for String Trio op. 41.

Concerts: 9th, 11th and 12 November. Lockerbie Music Society and Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities. Jessica Beeston.
Viola Suite op. 102a.

Concerts: September and October. London, Ontario and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Annette-Barbara Voge and Daniel Sweaney.
Divertimento for Violin and Viola, op. 90, 3.

Broadcasts: 27th September and 19th November. The CD 'The right Tempo' was discussed, and movements from the pieces played, on Austria's cultural radio programme, Oesterreich I, as the 'CD of the day'.

Lecture recital: 17th October. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Suzanne Snizek. Included performances of What a Life! and the Huyton Suite, op. 92. Suzanne's forthcoming publications: (2011-12) include: ‘Reizenstein and Gál: The Musical Heritage of Central Promenade Internment Camp.’ In Creativity Behind Barbed Wire: The Tangible and Intangible Heritage of Prisoners of War. New York: Routledge; and ‘Hans Gál and the Musical Culture of British Internment Camps of WWII.’ In Exil.arte Yearbook issue 1, Vienna: Böhlau Verlag.

Concerts: September. Breslau (Wrocław), Poland and Berlin. Armenian, Polish and German music students performed works by composers who were persecuted or murdered by the National-Socialists: Ernst Toch, Szymon Laks, Joachim Mendelsohn and Hans Gál. Organised by the German Raff-Forderreuther Foundation in co-operation with the Kreisau-Initiative Berlin and the Polish Kreisau Foundation for European Understanding.

Concert: September. Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario (Canada). Trio Albonata.
Piano Trio, op. 18, along with Beethoven's Gassenhauer Trio and Brahms's: Clarinet Trio (version for violin, cello and piano).

Concert: 18th June. Heilbronn, Germany.
Gál's Piano Quartet in A, written in 1926 for the pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who had lost an arm in the First World War (and for whom Ravel wrote his concerto for the left hand), received its first performance in over 80 years.

Concert: 13th June. Aoyama Music Memorial Hall, Kyoto, Japan. Trio Rintonare.
Clarinet Trio op. 97.

Concert: 16th April. Birkenhead School, The Wirral, Cheshire (Two Rivers Festival).Ensemble Epomeo.
Serenade op. 41 for string trio.

Concert: 28th March. Aoyama Music Memorial Hall, Kyoto, Japan.Yasuyuki Kono (clarinet) and Tasuku Shiomi (piano).
Clarinet Sonata op 84.

Concert: 24th February. Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh. Goldstone & Clemmow (Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow).
A programme of piano duos, including Gál's Serbian Dances op 3 and Three Marionettes op 74.

Concert: 8th February. Southwark cathedral. Christian Wilson.
Organ Toccata op. 29.

Concert: 28th January. Auditorium du Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris. Festival international Voix étouffées. Ensemble K.
Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
Op.97.

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