New releases


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!

Nov 1, 2017 | Sabine Wiedemann | Release ECHO Klassik for Quartetto di Cremona

"The Quartetto di Cremona is the ECHO Klassik Prizewinner in the Category Chamber Music Recording, 19th Century Music for Strings."
On October 29th the Quartetto di Cremona accepted the ECHO KLASSIK 2017 at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie from the hands of Thomas Gottschalk for the recording of Ludwig van Beethoven's Complete String Quartets, Vol VII.

Oct 13, 2017 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Franziska Pietsch: Successful Album Release Concert

​Two new CDs were introduced in one go by Franziska Pietsch, her Trio Lirico and pianist Detlev Eisinger on October 13th in Berlin: Prokofiev's Violin Concertos (DSO Berlin, Cristian Macelaru) and the String Trios and the Piano Quartet in A minor by Max Reger. The program of the Album Release Concert in the Maison de France included excerpts from the chamber music producion and - as a "representative" for Prokofievs Violin Concertos - his Violin Sonata No. 2. The audience of ca. 70 people followed the brilliant music performances and interviews with unabated interest up to the very end, and rewarded the artists and the presenter with long-lasting applause.

Oct 11, 2017 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Release Two audite productions on new longlist of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

​157 jurors from 32 specialist juries have chosen 258 productions (CDs, DVDs and audio books) from new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") 4/2017 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be issued on November 15th.

Among these are also two audite productions:

Dvořák: Cello Concerto & Klid - Bloch: Schelomo with Marc Coppey and the DSO Berlin under the baton of Kirill Karabits was nominated in the category "concerts", Complete works for String Trio by Milhaud and Martinu with the Jacques Thibaud String Trio was chosen in the category "chamber music".
We are very happy about this appreciation!

Sep 30, 2017 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Quartetto di Cremona assumes 'Paganini-Quartett'

A unique and great privilege in a musician's life: after completing the Beethoven String Quartet cycle, which was honoured with a lot of notable awards - especially the ECHO KLASSIK -, the four musicians of the Quartetto di Cremona now assumes from the Nippon Music Foundation the so-called 'Paganini Quartet' - a set of two violins, a viola and a cello by the famous luthier Stradivari and once owned by virtuoso violinist Paganini.
So they join into the list of prestigious ensembles such as the Tokyo Quartet or the Hagen Quartet, which were also allowed to play these instruments on loan.

Sep 26, 2017 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Release | Award Next SUPERSONIC for Quartetto di Cremona

The recently released final production of the 8-part series of all Beethoven String Quartets with the Quartetto Cremona is no exception. This also holds the level of outstanding recordings and, like the previous parts, was awarded with a SUPERSONIC by the renowned trade magazine Pizzicato.

We are very happy about this appreciation!

Current Reviews

Fono Forum | 4/1/18

,,100 Jahre Kommunismus" – so lautete das Motto des Kunstfests Weimar im vergangenen Jahr. Da lag es auf der Hand, ein Werk aufs Programm zu setzen, das konkret einem früheren Jubiläum der Ereignisse von 1917 gewidmet war, nämlich Prokofjews "Kantate zum 20. Jahrestag der Oktoberrevolution". Ungewöhnlich ist dieser Entschluss trotzdem, denn das Werk

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Diapason | 3/1/18

C ette fresque de 1937 « pour deux chœurs mixtes, orchestre symphonique, orchestre de cuivres, ensemble d’accordéons et instruments bruyants » a de quoi impression ner l’amateur de déchaînements orchestraux et choraux. Certes, elle pâtit de son statut de musique officielle du régime soviétique, au même titre que Le Chant des forêts de

Diapason | 3/1/18

Die Transkriptionen machen überraschende Klänge und Details der Originale hörbar und werden so zum neuen, eigenständigen Hörerlebnis.

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