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Sep 11, 2019 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension | Release SUPERSONIC for Kurtag production

The recently released production György Kurtág: Scenes has been awarded a SUPERSONIC by the Luxembourg online magazin Pizzicato.

Reviewer Uwe Krusch dignifies especially the repertoire dedicated to previously unreleased works by Kurtág as the twenty-two movements after Georg Christoph Lichtenberg's Sudelbücher, which close an important gap in the discography of the composer. He also emphasizes the interpretive power of the four soloists.

We are very happy about this appreciation of competent music critics!

Jul 8, 2019 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Release audite production on new longlist of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

​153 jurors from 32 specialist juries have chosen 252 productions (CDs, DVDs and audio books) from new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") 3/2019 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be issued on August 14th.
In the category "historical releases" the audite production Quartetto Italiano - The complete RIAS Recordings was nominated.
We are very happy about this appreciation!

Jul 1, 2019 | News audite summer sale: 20% discount and no shipping costs

​In July and August we are offering a discount 20% off all orders via audite.de. During this campaign shipping within the European Union is free, too. The discount applies without exception: to physical releases such as CDs, SACDs and LPs as well as to all audio downloads via audite.de in MP3, WAVE and FLAC format, in stereo as well as in surround.

Jun 28, 2019 | Artists „Die erstaunliche Geschichte einer Ausnahmegeigerin“

In the latest magazine of the Süddeutsche Zeitung you can find an extended article on violinist Franziska Pietsch.

May 15, 2019 | Wencke Wallbaum | News International Classical Music Award for audite

​On May 10th, this year's International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) were awarded in Lucerne. The audite production Sergei Prokofiev: Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution won in the category Choral. The winners were introduced and honoured with a festive award ceremony and a top-class galaconcert with the Lucerne Symphony under Lawrence Foster.

The jury consists exclusively of professional critics for classical music from international media. This guarantees the high level and the independency of the ICMA. Both makes the ICMA the most important international music award, a similar concept on international level cannot be found elsewhere. Thus we feel particularly honoured to receive an ICMA!

Dec 12, 2018 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Release | Rezension "La Clef d'or" for Furtwängler release

Our historical release from the Luzern Festival series Wilhelm Furtwängler conducts Schumann & Beethoven was already awarded in March with a "La Clef du mois" by the French online magazine ResMusica. Now ResMusica has named this album one of the 18 best releases of the whole year 2018 and awarded it a "La Clef d'Or".
We are very happy about this appreciation by competent music critics!

Nov 23, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News 11 audite productions nominated for ICMA 2019

​A total of 11 audite productions was nominated for the International Music Awards 2019. Among them new releases with Kirill Karabits and the Staatskapelle Weimar, Marc Coppey/Peter Laul, Niek de Groot/Elina Vähälä, Ulrike Hofbauer/Thilo Hirsch and  Christoph Schickedanz. In the field of historical releases productions from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series (Furtwängler, Milstein/Markevitch/Ansermet) and from the RIAS archive (Ferenc Fricsy, Jorge Bolet Vol. I+II) were nominated.

We are very happy about these nominations!

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hifi & records | 10/1/19

Über die Musik des ungarischen Zeitgenossen György Kurtag wird oft behauptet, sie sei strikt in Kürzel verdichtet, gar unnahbar. Nun, die »Szenen eines Romans – 15 Gesänge zu Gedichten von Rimma Dalos« sind zwar je für sich kurz, aber durchaus sinnlich: Ein Liebesdrama, das Viktoriia Vitrenko in Russisch mit deftigem Temperament einerseits,

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hifi & records | 10/1/19

Die Aufnahme [...] fängt die alten Instrumente mit ihren feinen Obertönen und ihrer Sinnlichkeit präsent ein. Man ist dabei! Die besondere CD, jedem Barock-Freund ans Herz gelegt!

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www.pizzicato.lu | 9/15/19 Notizbuch eines Rezensenten – CD-Kurzrezensionen von Uwe Krusch (Folge 244)

Ihr Repertoire entwickelte die schweizerisch solide studierte, zuverlässige, divenfreie Edith Mathis von den lyrischen Partien Mozarts bis gereifteren Fach der Mozart-Gräfin. Auch feinsinnig in Lied und Oratorien machte sie sich einen Namen, weil sie durch Akkuratesse, musikalische Ausdruckskraft und mädchenhaft zarte Schönheit überzeugte. Das kann auch

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