2011 in classical music

List of years in classical music


New worksEdit

Opera premieresEdit

Date Opera Composer Theatre
17 February Anna Nicole Mark-Anthony Turnage Royal Opera House
18 March Kommilitonen! Peter Maxwell Davies Royal Academy of Music
26 March Risorgimento! Lorenzo Ferrero Teatro Comunale Modena[5]
April The Importance of Being Earnest Gerald Barry Los Angeles Philharmonic (concert performance)
9 & 10 April Sonntag aus Licht Karlheinz Stockhausen Staatenhaus of the Kölner Messe (auspices of the Cologne Opera)
13 April The Juniper Passion Michael F. Williams Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato
9 June Rockland the Opera Jukka Linkola Nivala Ice Arena, Finland
24 June Two Boys Nico Muhly English National Opera
1 July Dr Dee Damon Albarn Palace Theatre, Manchester, 2011 Manchester International Festival
30 July Mansfield Park Jonathan Dove Boughton House
11 September Manifest Destiny 2011 Keith Burstein King's Head Theatre, London
15 October One Night Stand Olli Kortekangas Helsinki Music Centre
1 November Heart of Darkness Tarik O'Regan Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House
12 November Silent Night Kevin Puts Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota
31 December The Enchanted Island Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau Metropolitan Opera


Musical filmsEdit


Major awardsEdit

International Tchaikovsky Competition 2011 – PianoEdit

International Tchaikovsky Competition 2011 – ViolinEdit

2011 International Franz Liszt Piano CompetitionEdit

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competitionEdit

Classical BritsEdit

Grammy AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Smith, Steve (June 10, 2012). "Poems in Four Voices, a Concerto in Two: New York Philharmonic's Contact! Series at the Met". The New York Times. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  2. ^ Levere, Jane (April 17, 2013). "New York Philharmonic To Perform All-American Program With Joshua Bell And Christopher Rouse Premiere". Forbes. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
  3. ^ Miller, Sarah Bryan (May 1, 2011). "BSLSO concludes season with Rouse's Symphony No. 3". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
  4. ^ Druckenbrod, Andrew (February 12, 2012). "Composer Steven Stucky's new piece will honor Rachel Carson's work". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
  5. ^ Risorgimento! – Il prigioniero at the Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti (Modena)
  6. ^ 作曲家の三木稔さんが死去 オペラや現代邦楽. 47news.jp. 8 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-12-21. Retrieved 2011-12-09.