Bärenreiter has begun publishing the complete edition Gabriel Fauré, Œuvres Complètes. The French composer’s (1845–1924) works will be published in 26 volumes. The edition will also present previously unpublished works. The first volume contains the Piano Trio op. 120 and the String Quartet op. 121.
With the fourth part-volume of occasional compositions by the early Baroque composer Johann Hermann Schein (1586–1630), the publication of the “New Schein Edition” (Johann Hermann Schein: New Edition of the Complete Works) by Bärenreiter has been concluded.
Clemens Scheuch becomes a Member of the Bärenreiter Executive Board.
At the 2011 Music Fair, Bärenreiter is launching its new homepage. This offers a wealth of information, presented in a smart and attractive web design. Bärenreiter was the first music publisher to have its own internet presence in 1995.
Bärenreiter-Verlag and Henschel Verlag (Leipzig) are entering into a partnership to publish music books. The first five titles in the joint music book publishing programme will be launched at the Leipzig Book Fair in March. The new series Opernführer kompakt begins with introductions to Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”, Beethoven’s “Fidelio”, Verdi’s “Aida” and Puccini’s “La Bohème”. In “Ich singe mit Leib und Seele”. Über die Kunst. Sängerin zu sein the Bulgarian opera singer Vesselina Kasarova describes in conversation with the music critic Marianne Zelger-Vogt how she became an internationally-renowned artist, and what drives her as a singer.
Bärenreiter-Verlag is embarking on publishing an edition of the operas of the Italian Baroque composer Francesco Cavalli (1602–76), widely regarded as the most successful opera composer of the 17th century. He composed no fewer than thirty operas. In recent years, a few of these have been the focus of increasing interest in staged productions. The edition Francesco Cavalli – Opere, under the editorial direction of Ellen Rosand (with Álvaro Torrente), is initially planned as 14 volumes.
Bärenreiter publishes a facsimile of highest authenticity of Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
The launch of a major information campaign on the theme of “Urtext”, comprising fliers, advertising materials and lecture tours.
With Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and Bach’s St Matthew Passion, we publish two prestigious facsimiles of works of international musical heritage.
The launch of the publishing project OPERA – Spectrum of European Music Theatre in Separate Editions. The edition will be issued in 21 volumes as hybrid editions: printed full scores plus electronic data (Edirom) with score, sources (music and text) and Critical Reports supplied electronically
With the Bärenreiter Study Score Reader, an app for reading music scores on iPad, the publisher has embarked on a new venture. Now, at the end of the year, more than 70 works are already available.
Bärenreiter-Verlag has begun the publication of the Complete Edition of the works of the Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů (1890–1959). Two volumes – The Epic of Gilgamesh and the 4th Symphony – are the first to be published in the Bohuslav Martinů Complete Edition, which will comprise around 100 volumes when it is complete.
With the third volume of Magnificat compositions, the eleven-volume edition of the Complete Vocal Works by the baroque composer Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706) has been concluded.
Bärenreiter has published e-books for the first time. By the end of the year, ten titles were available, including “Ich will Musik neu erzählen”. René Jacobs im Gespräch mit Silke Leopold.
With the publication of Volume VII, Bärenreiter-Verlag has concluded its Complete Edition of the works of the early Baroque composer Johann Jacob Froberger (1616–1667).