A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Hans Abrahamsen

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December 23, 1952: Hans Abrahamsen is born in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark.
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October 15, 2000: Piano Concerto by Hans Abrahamsen (47) is performed for the first time, in Oslo.
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September 2, 2004: Four Pieces for Orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (51) is performed for the first time, in Copenhagen.
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November 20, 2005: Three Little Nocturnes for string quartet and accordion by Hans Abrahamsen (52) are performed for the first time, in Huddersfield, England.
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May 7, 2006: Schnee for nine instruments by Hans Abrahamsen (53) is performed for the first time, in Witten.
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October 12, 2007: Air for accordion by Hans Abrahamsen (54) is performed for the first time, in Copenhagen.
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October 15, 2008: String Quartet no.3 by Hans Abrahamsen (55) is performed for the first time, in Oslo.
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January 14, 2010: Wald for chamber ensemble by Hans Abrahamsen (57) is performed for the first time, in Amsterdam.
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October 9, 2011: Double Concerto for violin, piano, and orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (58) is performed for the first time, in Copenhagen.
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January 26, 2012: Ten Sinfonias for orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (59) is performed for the first time, in Reykjavik.
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February 17, 2012: Claude Debussy: Children’s Corner for orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (59) is performed for the first time, in Utrecht.
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April 28, 2012: String Quartet no.4 by Hans Abrahamsen (59) is performed for the first time, in the Saalbau, Witten.
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April 16, 2013: Schneebilder, for piano quartet by Hans Abrahamsen (60) is performed for the first time, in the Konzerthaus, Freiburg.
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October 5, 2013: Flowersongs, version 2012 for flute/alto flute, oboe/english horn, and clarinet/E flat clarinet by Hans Abrahamsen (60) is performed for the first time, in AK Kammersaal, Graz.
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December 20, 2013: let me tell you for soprano and orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (60) is performed for the first time, in the Philharmonie Berlin.
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September 4, 2014: Carl Nielsen: Commotio for orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (61) is performed for the first time, in the Musikhuset Aarhus.
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September 11, 2014: Choral für Luigi Nono by Hans Abrahamsen (61) is performed for the first time, in Schwaz, Austria.
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November 25, 2015: The Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition is given to Hans Abrahamsen (62) for his song cycle let me tell you .
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January 29, 2016: Left, Alone for piano-left hand and orchestra by Hans Abrahamsen (63) is performed for the first time, in the Philharmonie, Cologne.