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

Magnus Lindberg

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June 27, 1958: Magnus Lindberg is born in Helsinki.
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May 25, 1977: Three Pieces for horn, violin, viola, and cello by Magnus Lindberg (18) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki, directed by the composer.
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June 14, 1977: Klavierstück by Magnus Lindberg (18) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki by the composer.
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April 11, 1980: Molière, ou la Cabale des dévots for chamber orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (21) is performed for the first time, as part of a theatre piece by Mikhail Bulgakov, in Helsinki.
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May 7, 1980: Sonatas for piano and violin by Magnus Lindberg (21) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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May 24, 1980: Quinetetto dell’estate for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, and cello by Magnus Lindberg (21) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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September 9, 1980: Play I for two pianos by Magnus Lindberg (22) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki by Risto Väisänen and the composer.
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October 5, 1980: Arabesques for wind quintet by Magnus Lindberg (22) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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February 8, 1981: Drama for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (22) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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April 3, 1981: Layers for non-specific instruments by Magnus Lindberg (22) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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July 27, 1981: …de Tartuffe, je crois for piano quintet by Magnus Lindberg (23) is performed for the first time, in Kuhmo, Finland.
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June 19, 1982: Expressione II for violin by Magnus Lindberg (23) is performed for the first time, in Viitasaari, Finland.
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July 6, 1982: Action-situation-signification for clarinet, percussion, piano, and cello by Magnus Lindberg (24) is performed for the first time, in Jyväskylä, Finland.
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October 13, 1982: Sculpture II for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (24) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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January 27, 1983: Tendenza for chamber ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (24) is performed for the first time, in Paris.
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February 27, 1983: Ritratto for chamber orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (24) is performed for the first time, in Milan.
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March 17, 1983: Linea d’ombra for flute, percussion, clarinet, and guitar by Magnus Lindberg (24) is performed for the first time, in Milan.
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April 15, 1983: Two works by Magnus Lindberg (24) are performed for the first time, in Helsinki: Ohne Ausdruck for tape, and Ablauf for clarinet and two percussionists.
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September 2, 1983: Zona for cello and seven players by Magnus Lindberg (25) is performed for the first time, in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
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April 27, 1984: Projekt Faust for speaker, clarinet, two bass drums, and cello by Magnus Lindberg (25) is performed for the first time, in Stockholm.
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December 30, 1984: Stroke for cello by Magnus Lindberg (26) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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June 18, 1985: Metal Work for accordion and percussion by Magnus Lindberg (26) is performed for the first time, in Joensuu, Finland.
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September 4, 1985: Kraft for clarinet, percussion, piano, cello, and orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (27) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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August 17, 1986: Faust for electronics by Magnus Lindberg (28) is performed for the first time, over the airwaves of Finnish Radio.
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October 11, 1986: UR for clarinet, piano, violin, cello, double bass, and electronics by Magnus Lindberg (28) is performed for the first time, in Centre Georges-Pompidou, Paris.
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May 19, 1988: Twine for piano by Magnus Lindberg (29) is performed for the first time, in Bremen.
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June 30, 1988: Fanfare for winds and percussion by Magnus Lindberg (30) is performed for the first time, in Porvoo, Finland.
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March 13, 1989: Kinetics for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (30) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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February 15, 1990: Ground for harpsichord by Magnus Lindberg (31) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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April 22, 1990: Jeux d’anches for accordion by Magnus Lindberg (31) is performed for the first time, in Tampere, Finland.
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April 26, 1990: Marea for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (31) is performed for the first time, in London.
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September 15, 1990: Two works for clarinet and cello are performed for the first time, in Warsaw:  Oi kuu by Kaija Saariaho (37), and Steamboat Bill Jr. by Magnus Lindberg (32).
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December 9, 1990: Joy for chamber ensemble and electronics by Magnus Lindberg (32) is performed for the first time, in Frankfurt.
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March 15, 1991: Untitled for chorus by Magnus Lindberg (32), to phonemes of his own creation, is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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April 13, 1991: Moto for cello and piano by Magnus Lindberg (32) is performed for the first time, in Paris.
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September 4, 1991: Piano Concerto by Magnus Lindberg (33) is performed for the first time.
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February 5, 1992: Corrente for chamber ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (33) is performed for the first time, at the University of Helsinki.
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April 25, 1992: Inner Song for oboe, part of Trilogy by Elliott Carter (83) is performed for the first time, in the Theatersaal, Witten, Germany. Also premiered is Five4 for two saxophones and three percussionists by John Cage (79) and Duo Concertante for clarinet, cello, and eight players by Magnus Lindberg (33). See 30 June 1992.
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July 16, 1992: Clarinet Quintet by Magnus Lindberg (34) is performed for the first time, in Kuhmo, Finland.
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September 4, 1992: Decorrente for clarinet, vibraphone, piano, guitar, and cello by Magnus Lindberg (34) is performed for the first time, in Stockholm.
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November 27, 1992: Corrente II for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (34) is performed for the first time, in the Barbican Centre, London.
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March 25, 1993: Coyote Blues for chamber ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (34) is performed for the first time, in Stockholm.
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April 22, 1993: Songs from North and South for children’s chorus by Magnus Lindberg (34), to words of cummings and traditional native american texts, is performed for the first time, in Järvenpää, Finland.
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October 15, 1993: Kiri for clarinet, cello, percussion, and electronics by Magnus Lindberg (35) is performed for the first time, in Rotterdam.
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August 11, 1997: Feria for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (39) is performed for the first time, in Royal Albert Hall, London.
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March 12, 1998: Fresco for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (39) is performed for the first time, in Los Angeles.
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June 6, 1998: Campana in Aria for horn and orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (39) is performed for the first time, in Amsterdam.
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June 12, 1998: Related rocks for two pianos, two percussionists, and electronics by Magnus Lindberg (39) is performed for the first time, in Paris.
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April 1, 1999: Cantigas for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (40) is performed for the first time, in Cleveland.
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May 6, 1999: Cello Concerto by Magnus Lindberg (40) is performed for the first time, in Cité de la Musique, Paris.
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March 8, 2000: Gran Duo for winds by Magnus Lindberg (41) is performed for the first time, in Royal Festival Hall, London.
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March 26, 2000: Several works are performed for the first time, in South Bank Center, London, in honor of the 75th birthday of Pierre Boulez: Retrouvailles for piano by Elliott Carter (91), Hommage à Pierre Boulez for piano by György Kurtág (74), Ostinato with Melody for piano by Harrison Birtwistle (65), Vers for piano by Jonathan Harvey (60), Piano Jubilees for piano by Magnus Lindberg (41), and Piano Etude no.6 by Unsuk Chin (38).
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September 15, 2000: Piano Jubilees for piano by Magnus Lindberg (42) is performed completely for the first time, in Paris. See 26 March 2000.
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October 7, 2001: String Quartet by Magnus Lindberg (42) is performed for the first time, in Oslo.
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October 19, 2001: Étude I for piano by Magnus Lindberg (43) is performed for the first time, in Théâtre de l’Hotel de Ville, Le Havre.
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February 5, 2002: Chorale for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (43) is performed for the first time, in De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England.
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February 6, 2002: Parada for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (43) is performed for the first time, in Basingstoke, England.
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March 7, 2002: Partia for cello by Magnus Lindberg (43) is performed for the first time, in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki.
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March 12, 2002: Dos Coyotes for cello and piano by Magnus Lindberg (43) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki, the composer at the piano.
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June 12, 2002: Four new works are performed for the first time, in Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: Au Quai for orchestra by Elliott Carter (93), Two Notes for Ollie op.74 for eleven players by Alexander Goehr (69), A Very Sharp Trumpet for trumpet by Louis Andriessen (61) and Bubo bubo for chamber ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (43).
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September 14, 2002: Clarinet Concerto by Magnus Lindberg (44) is performed for the first time, in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki.
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September 14, 2002: Bright Cecilia: Variations on a Theme by Purcell for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (44) is performed for the first time, in Royal Albert Hall, London.
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March 13, 2003: Dance Patterns for two xylophones, two vibraphones, and two pianos by Steve Reich (66) is performed for the first time, in the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels. Also premiered is Moving Trees for 18 players by Jonathan Harvey (63) and Counter Phrases, a ballet by Magnus Lindberg (44), to a choreography by Keersmaeker.
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April 7, 2003: Jubilees for chamber ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (44), is performed for the first time, in Cité de la musique, Paris.
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September 30, 2003: Concerto for Orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (45) is performed for the first time, in the Barbican Centre, London.
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May 17, 2004: Étude II for piano by Magnus Lindberg (45) is performed for the first time, in Wigmore Hall, London.
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June 4, 2004: Return to Faust for cello and piano by Magnus Lindberg (45) and Anssi Karttunen is performed for the first time, in Bruges, by the composers.
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August 16, 2004: Mano a mano for guitar by Magnus Lindberg (46) is performed for the first time, in Turku, Finland.
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November 26, 2004: Tribute for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (46) is performed for the first time, in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles.
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December 15, 2004: Fanfare for brass and percussion by Magnus Lindberg (46) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki.
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February 16, 2005: Ottoni for brass by Magnus Lindberg (46) is performed for the first time, in Harris Hall, Chicago.
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October 6, 2005: Sculpture for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (47) is performed for the first time, in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles.
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July 30, 2006: Santa Fe Project for cello and piano by Magnus Lindberg (48) is performed for the first time, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the composer at the piano.
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August 22, 2006: Violin Concerto by Magnus Lindberg (48) is performed for the first time, in Avery Fisher Hall, New York.
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August 25, 2007: Seht die Sonne for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (49) is performed for the first time, is performed for the first time, in the Philarmonie, Berlin.
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May 10, 2008: The first movement of the Clarinet Trio for clarinet, cello, and piano by Magnus Lindberg (49) is performed for the first time, in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, the composer at the keyboard. See 2 June 2008.
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June 2, 2008: Clarinet Trio for clarinet, cello, and piano by Magnus Lindberg (49) is performed completely for the first time, in Logan Teater, Bergen, Norway, the composer at the keyboard.
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May 20, 2009: Graffiti for chorus and orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (50), to ancient Roman graffiti, is performed for the first time, in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki.
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September 16, 2009: Two works for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (51) are performed for the first time, in Avery Fisher Hall, New York: Scoring and EXPO .
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June 23, 2010: Al largo for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (51) is performed for the first time, in Avery Fisher Hall, New York.
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November 19, 2010: Souvenir for large ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (52) is performed for the first time, in Symphony Space, New York.
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May 10, 2011: The last movement of a Piano Trio by Magnus Lindberg (52) is performed for the first time, in Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York.
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May 3, 2012: Piano Concerto no.2 by Magnus Lindberg (53) is performed for the first time, in Avery Fisher Hall, New York.
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July 26, 2012: Acequia Madre for clarinet and piano by Magnus Lindberg (54) is performed for the first time, in St. Francis Auditorium, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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January 17, 2013: Era for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (54) is performed for the first time, in the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.
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June 22, 2013: Two works for chamber ensemble by Magnus Lindberg (54) are performed for the first time, in Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh: Aldeburgh Trilogy and Red House. Also premiered is Epigrams for piano trio by Elliott Carter (†0).
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October 18, 2013: Cello Concerto no.2 by Magnus Lindberg (55) is performed for the first time, in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles.
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January 28, 2015: Accused for soprano and orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (56) to words taken from the interrogations from the French Revolution, a Stasi interrogation, and the trial of Bradley Manning, is performed for the first time, in Royal Festival Hall, London.
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October 7, 2015: Vivo for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (57) is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Hall, New York.
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December 9, 2015: Concerto for violin and orchestra no.2 by Magnus Lindberg (57) is performed for the first time, in Royal Festival Hall, London.
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April 20, 2016: Fratello for piano by Magnus Lindberg (57) is performed for the first time, in Walt Disney Hall, Los Angeles.
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July 24, 2016: Two Episodes for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (58) is performed for the first time, in Royal Albert Hall, London.
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September 29, 2016: Acequia Madre for viola and piano by Magnus Lindberg (58) is performed for the first time, in Hong Kong.
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December 6, 2017: TEMPUS FUGIT for orchestra by Magnus Lindberg (59) is performed for the first time, in Helsinki Music Centre.