Die Harmonie der Welt
It can be seen again on the operatic stage for the first time in 50 years: Hindemith’s opera «Die Harmonie der Welt» composed in 1957. This monumental late work will be premiered on 8 April 2017 at the Linz Provincial Theatre under the direction of Gerrit Prießnitz, with Dietrich W. Hilsdorf as producer.
“Against the Mainstream”
In November 2016 the conductor and pianist Christoph Eschenbach was awarded the Hindemith Prize of the City of Hanau. Following the awards ceremony, we talked with him about his relationship to Paul Hindemith and his music.
Mathis der Maler at the Mainz State Theatre
Hindemith’s opera Mathis der Maler will be premiered at the Mainz State Theatre on 18 March 2017. The new production of this key work, being seen in Mainz for the first time since 1962, is in the hands of Elisabeth Stöppler, with Hermann Bäumer conducting the Mainz Philharmonic State Orchestra.
Hindemith Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
Samy Moussa is being awarded this year’s Hindemith Prize, endowed with 20,000 Euros. The vote of the jury, headed by the SHMF Director Dr. Christian Kuhnt, was unanimous in favour of the composer and conductor, who was born in 1984 in Montréal, Canada.
Exhibition at the Culture Forum in Hanau
The Hindemith Institute in Frankfurt is proud to present, in cooperation with the Interessengemeinschaft Hanauer Altstadt (Community of Interests of the Hanau Old Town), the exhibition “Paul Hindemith and the Viola”.
ed. Hindemith Institut Frankfurt.
Mainz: Schott 2016
Night of the Museums 2017 in Frankfurt
The Hindemith Cabinet in the Cowherds’ Tower will be opening its doors again during this year’s Night of the Museums on 6 May 2017.
Hindemith in Concert