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.
On Saturday, 6th of October 2018, 16:03 pm (rerun Thursday, 11th of October 2018, 22:06 pm), Swiss Radio SRF 2 Kultur will broadcast excerpts of the Beethoven edition to celebrate the 20th birthday of the Swiss Piano Trio. The focus lies on volume V of the Complete Works for Piano Trio by Beethoven, released in October 2018. This volume includes the famous Triple Concerto recorded together with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra.
Bryan Cheng wins the Bonjour Stradivari Cello as a three year loan from Canada Council's Musical Instrument Bank (MIB). He will record his next audite release with Russian repertoire for cello and piano (recorded November 2018) already with this outstanding instrument.
On September 26th, Franziska Pietsch will presents two new recordings at once in Berlin: Her new solo album with works by Bartók, Prokofjev and Ysaÿe which is released on November 2nd, and her first duo recording with pianist Josu de Solaun. Their interpretation of violin sonatas by Strauss and Shostakovich will be released in spring 2019.
September 26th 2018, 20:00 PM
admission: 19:30 PM
Institut français Berlin
'Maison de France'
Saal Boris Vian
Kurfürstendamm 211, 10719 Berlin
Registration at email@example.com.
On Tuesday, July 10th 2018, the new 8 SACD boxed set of Beethoven's Complete String Quartets with the Quartetto di Cremona will be presented in the classical radio program "WDR 3 TonArt". Within the broadcasting time from 15:04 PM to 17:45 PM the Quartetto di Cremona will be presented in the second program hour following the 16:00 PM news from 16:04 PM on; the presentation will include a full broadcast of the F Minor String Quartet, Op.95.
The performance of the Quartetto di Cremona at the instore live event at Tower Records in Shibuya, a city district of Tokyo, on July 7th 2018 was a great success! The ensemble played movements 1, 2 & 4 from Beethoven's String Quartet No. 8 and talked in the interviews about their CD recordings, Beethoven and the Complete Edition of his string quartets. The event took place on the occasion of the release of the 8 SACD boxed set of this edition in Japan.
A big thank you to our Japanese distribution partner King International who organized this and all other events around the QdC's concert tour in Japan so well and with such great care!
Karabits und seine glänzend aufgelegte Weimarer Staatskapelle und Chor zaubern mit köstlichen Farbtupfern eine prickelnde Orientatmosphäre, vor allem kosten sie die zahllosen, durchaus strapaziösen Spannungsbögen weidlich aus.
When El-Khoury’s volatile soprano shoots skywards, wildly dramatic, you wonder what heights were left to breach in the unwritten acts. Airam Hernández (Sardanapalo) and Oleksandr Pushniak (soothsayer Beleso, the grown-up in the room) contribute forcefully, although not as much as Karabits’s orchestra, on excellent form, weighty with piercing brass and
It’s undeniably thrilling stuff, and by this stage I found myself so caught up in the drama that I was itching to crack on with the next four acts…until I remembered that they’d never materialised. Sardanapalo may be ‘the claw of a lion’ rather than the entire majestic beast (to borrow a phrase from one of Wagner’s letters to Liszt), but it’s
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