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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!

Oct 31, 2018 | Wencke Wallbaum | News TV interview with Franziska Pietsch

​On the occasion of the release of her first solo album Works for Solo Violin: Bartók - Prokofiev - Ysaÿe Franziska Pietsch was guest at TV channel Deutsche Welle and talked about how her former musical career in the GDR regime influences her work selection and interpretation. Here you can see the full interview!

Oct 1, 2018 | Schweizer Klaviertrio – Swiss Piano Trio | Artists Radio SRF2 Kultur about 20 years Swiss Piano Trio

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.

Sep 28, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Bryan Cheng receives Bonjour Stradivari Cello

​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.

Sep 18, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Franziska Pietsch & Josu de Solaun: Album Release Concert

​​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 info@audite.de.

Jul 10, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Quartetto di Cremona on air in WDR 3 TonArt

​​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.

Jul 10, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Quartetto di Cremona at Tower Records in Tokyo

​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!

Jul 5, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Bryan Cheng : 2nd prize in TONALi Competition 2018

​Bryan Cheng won 2nd prize and the David Geringas Special Prize in the prestigious TONALi Cello Competition 2018. In addition, he was awarded the Special Prize of the Hamburgische Vereinigung von  Freunden der Kammermusik for an outstanding chamber music round. In the sold out finals, Bryan Cheng concertized with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Joshua Weilerstein in the Great Hall of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie. Congratulations!!

Jul 3, 2018 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Quartetto di Cremona in Japan

​From July 2nd to 6th the Quartetto di Cremona is touring in Japan. In four concerts in Tokyo, Yokohama and Nagoya they perform works by Mozart, Schumann Webern, Puccini, Respighi, Vacchi... and of course Beethoven!! Each program includes a Beethoven String Quartet, also as a tribute to their outstanding Beethoven Edition at audite and as a celebration of the 8 SACD boxed set of this special edition which has  just been released. In Japan, the boxed set is available also in a Japanese version.
On the occasion of the concerts and the box release audite's Japanese distributor King International organized interviews, CD events and concert sales. Today the Quartetto di Cremona is guest of King International for six interviews which are being held in the offices of King International.

Current Reviews

www.pizzicato.lu | 12/6/18 Auch beim Solorepertoire wieder überzeugend

Wann immer Franziska Pietsch eine neue CD vorlegt, sei es als Solistin mit Orchester, mit ihren Streicherkolleginnen im ‘Trio Lirico’, bei Sonaten mit Pianist oder wie jetzt wieder als Solistin mit Werken für die Violine allein, darf man sicher sein, dass sie wieder eine beeindruckende Aufnahme zustande bringt. Und das drückt sich dann auch in immer

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Spiegel online | 12/2/18 Violinen: Bartók würde sich wundern

Ihre [Franziska Pietschs] aktuelle CD zeugt von stilistischer Treffsicherheit und manueller Brillanz.

Spiegel online
Spiegel online

Image Hifi | 12/1/18 Folk und Folklore

Tonmeister Simon Böckenhoff lässt die Spielfreude der quietschvergnügten Musiker hautnah spüren.

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Image Hifi

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