Praise for Mitsuko Uchida’s Ravel
Mitsuko Uchida recently returned from performing Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, to great acclaim. The Boston Globe praised her ‘surpassing delicacy’, whilst MassLive called the performance ‘mesmerizing’. The Boston Musical Intelligencer declared the pairing of Uchida and Ravel ‘miraculous’ ; ‘together, Uchida, Nelsons, and BSO evinced an exalted treasure.’
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.
Our Artists' Upcoming Concerts - January 2020
|1 January||Joseph Swensen||Edinburgh, UK||1 January||Philippe Bach||Meiningen, Germany||3 January||Joseph Swensen||Dumfries, UK||4 January||Joseph Swensen||Ayr, UK||5 January||Joseph Swensen||Dundee, UK||5 January||Philippe Bach||Meiningen, Germany||8 January||Philippe Bach||Meiningen, Germany||8 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Pamplona, Spain||10 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Gran Canaria, Spain||11 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Tenerife, Spain||11 January||Joseph Swensen||Wrocław, Poland||13 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Lisbon, Portugal||15 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Valencia, Spain||17 January||Ildikó Szabó||Budapest, Hungary||17 January||Philippe Bach||Meiningen, Germany||18 January||Itamar Zorman||Ann Arbor, MI||19 January||Llŷr Williams||Cardiff, UK||19 January||Liza Ferschtman||Elmau, Germany||20 January||Itamar Zorman||Ann Arbor, MI||22 January||Louis Lortie||Waterloo, Belgium||24 January||Dimitris Botinis||Novosibirsk, Russia||24 January||Philippe Bach||Bern, Switzerland||24 January||Louis Lortie||Waterloo, Belgium||25 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Dortmund, Germany||25 January||Dimitris Botinis||Novosibirsk, Russia||26 January||Itamar Zorman||Davie, FL||26 January||Louis Lortie||Toronto, ON||27 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Salzburg, Austria||28 January||Itamar Zorman||Naples, FL||29 January||Mitsuko Uchida||Hamburg, Germany||30 January||Dimitris Botinis||Moscow, Russia||30 January||Roman Rabinovich||Budapest, Hungary||30 January||Llŷr Williams||Cardiff, UK||30 January||Itamar Zorman||Atlanta, GA||30 January||Liza Ferschtman||Paris, France||31 January||Mitsuko Uchida||London, UK|