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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.
(September 2019)

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.
(September 2019)

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.
(September 2019)

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.
(September 2019)

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.
(July 2019)

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).
(June 2019)

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.
(June 2019)

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