Benjamin’s Concerto for Orchestra premieres at BBC Proms
The composer conducts new orchestral work for the BBC Proms alongside Knussen
Arnold centenary celebrated by Presteigne Festival
Four concerts and a talk by Christopher Austin mark the Arnold centenary
BCMG perform Oliver Knussen and John Woolrich
On 28 February the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group will present a streamed concert of chamber music
Watch: Oliver Knussen's Hums and Songs from Wigmore Hall
Jennifer France joined Britten Sinfonia and composer-conductor Jack Sheen
Repertoire Suggestions: Dramatic Works
18 Dramatic works suitable for socially-distanced performance, including chamber versions of classic repertoire as well as exciting contemporary works for the stage.
Anssi Karttunen to premiere Colin Matthews’ Three Fragments in Knussen tribute
Repertoire suggestions: music for ensemble
from modern masterpieces to arrangements of repertoire classics
Mälkki and Josefowicz remember Knussen with the LA Philharmonic
The LA Times described Knussen as ‘the greatest British musician of his time’
International Knussen tributes, and a major focus in Aldeburgh
Tributes to Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)
Friends and colleagues of Oliver Knussen remember a musical giant
Oliver Knussen (1952–2018)
Faber Music is deeply saddened to announce the death of Oliver Knussen.
Knussen manuscripts acquired by Sacher Foundation
The acquisition of the collection was marked on 14 February with a concert by soprano Claire Booth and Ensemble Recherche
A new Knussen work conjures the sounds of Japan
the 8-minute work couches seven exquisite haiku settings in richly evocative music for flute and ensemble of 22 players
Oliver Knussen awarded ISM honour
Oliver Knussen CBE has been named as the recipient of the ISM’s Distinguished Musician Award 2016
Reflection: a new work from Oliver Knussen
a ravishing 8-minute work for violin and piano
Knussen’s ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ in Brazil
The enchanting first part of Knussen’s double bill of fantasy operas receives six performances in São Paulo.
Revisiting Knussen's ‘Ophelia Dances’
A fresh look at one of Knussen's most popular works
Knussen Awarded the Queen's Medal for Music
Knussen was presented with the Medal in a private audience with The Queen, just a day after receiving the Ivor Novello Award for Classical Music.
Oliver Knussen: Britten Sinfonia Focus
Oliver Knussen joins the Royal Academy of Music
Knussen - 'one of the greatest musical polymaths of our time' - is appointed ’Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music’.
Knussen Total Immersion concerts spark chorus of praise
The BBC/Barbican's Total Immersion festival dedicated to Oliver Knussen saw raptuous audience applause and critical acclaim.
Total Immersion: Oliver Knussen retrospective
On 4-5 November the BBC & the Barbican will celebrate Knussen's distinguished oeuvre in a series of concerts and events.
Knussen Symphonies at the Proms
The BBC Proms has been celebrating Knussen's 60th birthday with a series of concerts.
Knussen's operas hailed as 'timeless classics'
As Oliver Knussen’s 60th birthday celebrations continue, praise and tributes have poured in for this most talented composer/conductor.