News 2021 / 2022

> 10th March 2022
Piano concert with Philipp Scheucher
Classical piano sounds can be heard at the concert as part of the “Best of NRW 2” series.
Starting at 7 p.m. in the council chamber of the municipality of Finnentrop, pieces by
by Franz Schubert, Gerd Kühr (Zwei Intermezzi zu Schuberts „Drei Klavierstücke“ D946),
Béla Bartók, Krzystof Meyer and Robert Schumann will be performed.
Start: 7 p.m. at Finnentrop Town Hall
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> 17th February 2022
– Opera by Gerd Kühr
Libretto by Franz Xaver Kroetz based on his play of the same name
Start: at 19:30
Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste
(Semperdepot), 1060 Wien, Lehargasse 8
Dates: 19th/22nd/24th und 25th February 2022
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>9th August 2021
Homage to composer Gerd Kühr – broadcast series Zeit-Ton on Ö 1

Two years ago, on the initiative of Florian Geßler, 23 composers wrote piano pieces
for their colleague Gerd Kühr.
Gerd Kühr has contributed with much commitment to the fact that the Institute
for Composition at the University of the Arts in Graz  has taken an internationally acclaimed development.
Start: at 23:03 Uhr
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> Premiere on  9th July 2021
– Opera in 4 acts by Gerd Kühr
Libretto by Hans-Ulrich Treichel
Start: at 19:00
Leipzig Opera House
Dates: 10th and 11th June 2021 
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> Days of the modern Piano, Graz 10th -12th June 2021
On the occasion of Gerd Kühr’s retirement, who has for many years helped to shape the internationally acclaimed
path of University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, a series of short piano pieces has been created,
written for Gerd Kühr by the composers of his former Institute. These extremely
and highly original miniatures will be performed by KULTUM on 10th June 2021.
Of course, there will also be piano pieces by Gerd Kühr.
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Performance of Works 2020

> 1st December 2020
Musica Pura z Austrii | Scena Muzyki Nowej
Musica Pura from Austria | Stage for New Music
At this concert, “Mùsica Pura” by Gerd Kühr, among others, will be performed.
Conductor: Andrzej Bauer
The concert can be experienced online via the Youtube channel of the Nowego Teatru.
Organiser: Witold Lutosławski Society, Co-Organiser: New Theatre
Start: at 19:00
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> 11th September 2020
The Festival Klangspuren Schwaz, Tyrolean festival of new music, this year refers to the
enormous density of first-class, internationally recognized artists from Austria.
At the opening concert “Mùsica Pura” by Gerd Kühr, among others, will be performed.
Conductor: Titus Engel
Start: at 20:00
Schwaz, SZentrum, Silbersaal, Andreas-Hofer-Str. 10
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> 24th/25th/26th July 2020
within the framework of the studio concerts organized by oenm. the austrian ensemble for new music
You will be offered a musical excursion to La Leprara, the Italian estate of Hans Werner Henze.
The performance will include “Portraits” for cello and piano by Gerd Kühr.
Venue: oenm studio in Salzburg
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> 30th April 2020
A piano concert of the thousand – “Corona-Meditation” by Gerd Kühr
A new piece by Gerd Kühr, specifically designed for presentation on the internet featuring countless pianists
Start: at 20:20
World premiere live on the internet
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> Premiere of Stallerhof scheduled for 14th March 2020 – cancelled for the time being, new date to be announced
Opera by Gerd Kühr
Libretto by Franz Xaver Kroetz based on his play of the same name
Großes Haus, Theater Hof in 95030 Hof Opernhaus
further performances cancelled until further notice
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