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Jun 19, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News CD Presentation SEVEN

​On July 6th, audite will release SEVEN, the second audite album with Hansjörg Fink (trombone) and Elmar Lehnen (Seifert Organ of the Marienbasilika Kevelaer). The CD Presentation will take place on Wednesday, July 4th 2018 in the Basilika Kevelaer, Germany (introduction, concert, discussion):

Jun 11, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News SPIEGEL ONLINE: Kirill Karabits with Richard Strauss

​Karabits' new Strauss recording with the Staatskapelle Weimar was presented on SPIEGEL ONLINE yesterday, Sunday June 10th 2018. We are very happy about the positive review!

May 4, 2018 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension | Award | Release | Artists SUPERSONIC for Karabits and the Staatskapelle Weimar

​The recently released production Richard Strauss: Macbeth, Don Juan, Tod und Verklärung & Festmarsch in C with the Staatskapelle Weimar under the baton of Kirill Karabits has been awarded a SUPERSONIC by the Luxembourg trade magazin Pizzicato.
Reviewer Remy Franck praises the recording as an unforgettable experience and emphasizes in addition to the outstanding interpretation by Karabits and the Staatskapelle also the excellent recording technique by audite.

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

Apr 17, 2018 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Organist Elmar Lehnen presents his new audite project

​At the moment organist Elmar Lehnen and trombonist Hansjörg Fink are recording their second common audite project "Seven" (aud. 97.737) at the papal basilica of St. Marien in Kevelaer.
In an interview, Elmar Lehnen answered the questions of the Rheinische Post and reveals the background to this project, which is expected to be released on CD on July 4th. Here you can read the full interview!

Mar 23, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Marc Coppey: Winner of the Violoncello Foundation's Listeners' Choice Award

Marc Coppey's recording of Dvořák's Cello Concerto and Bloch's Schelomo is the Winner of the Violoncello Foundation's Listeners' Choice Award! The outstanding recording with Kirill Karabits and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (DSO Berlin) also received numerous excellent, international reviews. In Particular the thrilling interpretation of the frequently played and recorded Dvořák Concerto has convinced: „This is undoubtedly one of the finest versions of this much-recorded work to date." (The Strad)

Jan 29, 2018 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Release | Rezension | Award SUPERSONIC for historical Jorge Bolet production

The first part of the series Jorge Bolet: The RIAS Recordings has already received outstanding reviews in Germany and abroad. The follow-up volume with works by Liszt, released at the end of January, now also received widespread media acclaim and has been awarded with a SUPERSONIC by the trade magazine Pizzicato.

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

Dec 18, 2017 | Wencke Wallbaum | News audite report in Fono Forum

​For the January issue of the trade magazine Fono Forum label owner Ludger Böckenhoff explains Norbert Hornig the audite policy concerning historical archive recordings. Here you can read the full article!

Current Reviews

Fanfare | 7/1/18

I don’t know how many commercial recordings of the Goldberg Variations come to market each year, but with this batch I will have reviewed 11 in about as many months. It should be no surprise that again Bach’s music stands up to a virtually infinite number of interpretations and reworkings. Perhaps the most idiosyncratic of these comes from the

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Fanfare | 7/1/18

Great music can’t be destroyed by a third-rate text, even one, like the libretto of Madama Butterfly, that is politically insensitive. But how about good music, or even very good music? The Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution is a work that raises that question with a vengeance, setting snatches of Marx, Lenin, and Stalin that are

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Fanfare | 7/1/18

According to traditional lore, Bolet’s Carnegie Hall concert on February 25, 1974, was, as Wolfgang Rathert puts it in the notes for this new set, “the definitive breakthrough” in his career. There’s a certain truth lurking behind that belief, even if the causal implication is questionable. It’s certainly the case that, despite a long string of

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