Two debuts for Jonathan Swensen
Jonathan Swensen has made his debuts with the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Copenhagen Philharmonic. As laureate of the Windsor International String Competition, Jonathan performed the Rococo Variations with the Philharmonia Orchestra at Windsor Castle, conducted by Thomas Carroll. He then performed Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No.2 with the Copenhagen Philharmonic and Stefan Asbury.
Joseph Swensen celebrates NFM anniversary
The NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra in Wrocław recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a triumphant performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No.9, conducted by Joseph Swensen. Joseph is Artistic Director of the NFM Leopoldinum, a position he has held since 2017.
Liza Ferschtman debuts with Toledo Symphony
Liza Ferschtman made her acclaimed debut with the Toledo Symphony, performing the Korngold Violin Concerto with Alain Trudel. The Toldeo Blade described her performance as ‘worthy of the master himself’. You can follow Liza on Instagram, where she posts regular updates from her busy touring schedule.
New release from Llŷr Williams
Signum Classics have digitally released the first two volumes of Llŷr Williams’ Schubert series, the companion recording to his 3-year Schubert project with the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Listen on Spotify here.
Itamar Zorman appointed Associate Professor at Eastman
Itamar Zorman has been appointed Associate Professor of Violin at Eastman School of Music, 2019-20, joining an ‘extraordinary’ roster of artists committed to exceptional teaching.
5 Stars for Joseph Swensen at East Neuk Festival
On 30th June, Joseph Swensen conducted the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the closing concert of the East Neuk Festival to great acclaim, with critics praising his ‘slow-burning affection’ for the music (*****, The Times).
Llŷr Williams accompanies all five Cardiff Singer Finalists
In a first for the competition, Llŷr Williams accompanied all five Song Prize finalists at the 2019 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. Covering a wide range of the art song repertoire, his ‘superb’ playing was noted for giving the evening an ‘added distinction’. Watch Chinese tenor Mingjie Lei accept the Song Prize from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa here.
Our Artists' Upcoming Concerts - November 2019
|1 November||Joseph Swensen||Glasgow, UK||1 November||Philippe Bach||Bern, Switzerland||1 November||Liza Ferschtman||Essen, Germany||1 November||Dimitris Botinis||Kislovodsk, Russia||2 November||Dimitris Botinis||Kislovodsk, Russia||3 November||Mitsuko Uchida||Cleveland, OH||3 November||Itamar Zorman||Tallahassee, FL||6 November||Dimitris Botinis||Moscow, Russia||7 November||Llŷr Williams||Moscow, Russia||7 November||Mitsuko Uchida||Boston, MA||8 November||Liza Ferschtman||New York, NY||8 November||Mitsuko Uchida||Boston, MA||9 November||Mitsuko Uchida||Boston, MA||10 November||Llŷr Williams||Perth, UK||11 November||Louis Lortie||Sibiu, Romania||11 November||Itamar Zorman||Zagreb, Croatia||11 November||Llŷr Williams||Inverness, UK||12 November||Mitsuko Uchida||Boston, MA||14 November||Liza Ferschtman||Boston, MA||14 November||Joseph Swensen||Cardiff, UK||14 November||Philippe Bach||Meiningen, Germany||15 November||Dimitris Botinis||Gdansk, Poland||15 November||Jonathan Swensen||Hanoi, Vietnam||16 November||Joseph Swensen||Bath, UK||16 November||Liza Ferschtman||Boston, MA||17 November||Liza Ferschtman||Boston, MA||17 November||Louis Lortie||Cluj, Romania||18 November||Mitsuko Uchida||Lucerne, Switzerland||19 November||Roman Rabinovich||Cranbrook, MI||21 November||Louis Lortie||London, UK||21 November||Roman Rabinovich||Fort Worth, TX||22 November||Philippe Bach||Moutier, Switzerland||22 November||Roman Rabinovich||Houston, TX||23 November||Dimitris Botinis||Rostov-on-Don, Russia||23 November||Liza Ferschtman||Amsterdam, NL||25 November||Liza Ferschtman||Amsterdam, NL||26 November||Ildikó Szabó||Strasbourg, France||27 November||Dimitris Botinis||St Petersburg, Russia||28 November||Louis Lortie||Cremona, Italy||29 November||Liza Ferschtman||Munich, Germany|