Welcome to the homepage of the Edition Nordstern. This small company publishes classical music and is specialized
on forgotten and rarely played music from the romantic period that spans from the 19th century to the early 20th
century. With our editions of neglected works we would like to  make them available to music lovers, musicologists,
and performers who want to explore the musical regions beyond the usual repertoire.

Orchestral materials for hire.
Opera editions
Performances of works published by Edition Nordstern.
MIDI renderings of new scores.

New editions and plans:

Raff, Dame kobold, Titelblatt, farbig 3 Now: J. Raff - “Samson”, musical drama in 5 acts, vocal score, soon to be followed by the full
 Now: J. Raff - “Dame Kobold”, comic opera in 3 acts, vocal score and full score, details
 Soon: J. Raff - “Kyrie & Gloria” for six-part choir
 Soon: J. Raff - Songs with orchestral accompaniment, op. 66 and op. 199, vocal score and full
 Soon: J. Raff - The music of Joachim Raff, an illustrated catalogue (Werkverzeichnis)

All new editions of the Raff series will be issued as hardcover volumes.
More news here.


Edition Nordstern has published the opera “La Reine de Chypre” by F. Halévy. It has been performed and
recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris in June 2017. The recording has now been released  by
Editions singulaires. See here. Scores and parts are available for hire with Edition Nordstern.

The acclaimed cpo label has now released a recording from the Prinzregententheater in Munich of the
opera “Catharina Cornaro” by Franz Lachner. See cpo. Score and parts were published by
Edition Nordstern in 2012. Lachner’s opera was written on the same scenario as Halévy’s “La Reine de Chypre

The first edition of Albert Lortzing’s comic opera “Zum Großadmiral” has been performed and recorded by
Bayerischer Rundfunk at the Prinzregententheater in Munich in November 2019. The recording is scheduled for
release by cpo in 2021/2022. The opera in Leipzig plans for a stage production of this charming work in the
upcoming seasons.

The opera in Regensburg will show a stage production of Raff’s “Dame Kobold” starting on October 24. Due to
limitations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic the opera will be given in an abridged and re-arranged version.
A CD-recording of the complete work with full orchestral and vocal resources is in preparation.