2012 in classical music

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List of years in classical music

Events[edit]

New works[edit]

According to the League of American Orchestras, North American orchestras premiered 165 new works in the 2012–13 season.[6]

Opera premieres[edit]

Date Opera Composer Theatre
9 February Thelma Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Surrey Opera, Ashcroft Theatre, London
8 August The Francis Bacon Opera Stephen Crowe Camden Arts Centre, London
22 August Mittwoch aus Licht Karlheinz Stockhausen Birmingham Opera Company, Argyle Works, Digbeth, Birmingham, UK
30 August Ghost Patrol Stuart MacRae Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
? July Written on Skin George Benjamin Aix-en-Provence Festival
7 July Swindon: The Opera Betty Roe Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon, UK
29 September Dog Days David T. Little Peak Performances, Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair State University, New Jersey
27 October Babylon Jörg Widmann National Theatre Munich

Films[edit]

Albums[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Major awards[edit]

Classical Brits[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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