Thanks to audite's distribution partner KING INTERNATIONAL, during a stay in Japan label owner Ludger Böckenhoff was given the opportunity to speak to the leading Japanese music magazine Record Geijutsu about his label's policies and future plans. The extensive interview has now been published in the current October issue. See here!
In the current October issue of the renowned French music magazine Diapason, two audite productions received top honors. While the historical archive recording Jorge Bolet: The Berlin Radio Recordings, Vol. III was awarded a Diapason d'Or, the first recording Franz Liszt: Sardanapalo - Mazeppa received a Diapason découverte.
Next success for the new Kurtág production: The recording was nominated for this year's PdSK Annual Awards and included in the longlist!
Once a year, the Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik ('German Critics' Awards') awards annual prizes from various musical genres for the best productions of the past year, which are selected by a jury-spanning committee. The ten annual prizes are awarded to the winners in the context of public concert appearances or literature readings (in the field of audio books) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
We are very happy that Kurtág made it onto the longlist!
The recently released production György Kurtág: Scenes has been awarded a SUPERSONIC by the Luxembourg online magazin Pizzicato.
The historical release Quartetto Italiano - The complete RIAS Recordings received after several highest ratings by the national and international specialized press now also a Diapason d'or.
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!
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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!
Gleich drei große russische Sonaten für Cello und Klavier kommen auf dieser CD zusammen. Dazu kürzere Stücke von Anton Arensky, Alexander Skriabin, Alexander Glasunow und Peter Tschaikowsky. Was Bryan und Silvie Cheng hier an Musik aufgenommen haben, passt nicht mehr auf eine CD, sondern nur auf zwei – und auch dieser Text hier muss sich mit ein paar
Dass György Kurtag ein Meister musikalischer Aphoristik ist, ist kein Geheimnis. Selten hat man diese hervorstechende Qualität seiner Musik allerdings mit solch einer Intimität und Ausdrucksintensität vernommen, wie in dieser Einspielung von Vokalzyklen. Die Auseinandersetzung mit Dichtung ist ein wesentlicher Impulsgeber in Kurtags Schaffen, dabei