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!
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!
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!
Our historical January release Wilhelm Furtwängler conducts Schumann & Beethoven was awarded with a "La Clef du mois" by the French online magazine ResMusica. This prize is offered to the 5 top releases of a month.
We are very happy about this appreciation!
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)
In theory, it was a good idea to show the current shape of Weimar's former Court, now State Orchestra, a fertile training ground for the young Richard Strauss as conductor and composer, in scores premiered either in its home town or neighbouring Eisenach (the exception is the Festmarsch from the same time, dubiously born in his home city of Munich). The
Zum Klangzauber eines Richard Strauss ging er auf Distanz: Nur fünf von dessen Werken hat Ferenc Fricsay je eingespielt. Die gibt's jetzt wieder – in einem exzellenten Remastering. Zum Beispiel die selten zu hörende Burleske für Klavier und Orchester, die der Widmungsträger Hans von Bülow einst partout nicht einüben wollte. Hier spielt die von
Beethoven’s solo cello music is enjoying a moment in the sun right now, with a series of excellent new recordings (including François-Frédéric Guy and Xavier Phillips’s Gramophone Award-nominated set – Evidence Classics, 1/16) plus a comprehensive new study by Marc Moskovitz and Larry Todd (Boydell & Brewer). And rightly: the five sonatas respresent