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Liza Ferschtman’s Korngold Concerto is album of the month
The German newspaper Die Welt has named Liza Ferschtman’s recording of the Korngold Violin Concerto as one of their classical albums of the month. (February 2019)

Multiple nominations for Louis Lortie’s latest releases
Louis Lortie’s recordings of Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 2 and 4, with the BBC Philharmonic, and Vaughan Williams’ Piano Concerto, with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, have been nominated for ‘Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble’ at the JUNO Awards. The Vaughan Williams has also been nominated for ‘Best Classical Compendium’ at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. Both releases are the latest additions to Louis Lortie’s extensive discography with Chandos. (January 2019)

Ildikó Szabó – Mendelssohn Competition success
Ildikó Szabó has been awarded the special prize for the best interpretation of the commissioned work at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University Competition 2019. She premiered composer Christian Jost’s “silently II”, a solo work for cello commissioned for the competition. (January 2019)

Llŷr Williams – debut with Malaysian Philharmonic
Llŷr Williams made his successful debut with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, under their new resident conductor Gerard Salonga on 13 January, performing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No.2 at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas in Kuala Lumpur. (January 2019)

Liza Ferschtman’s recording named as album of 2018
Liza Ferschtman’s recording of Korngold’s Violin Concerto and Bernstein’s Serenade has been selected by Marcus Stäbler on “Welt der Musik” as one of the 16 albums of 2018 he particularly remembered. The album also received 5* from Fono Forum.
(December 2018)

Roman Rabinovich – Haydn CD Release
Following successful recital cycles at the Bath and Lammermuir Festivals, and in Tel Aviv, Roman Rabinovich’s double CD ‘Haydn Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1’ has been released on First Hand Records. The highly-anticipated recording is the first in a series of the complete piano sonatas. Watch Roman discuss the project here.
(November 2018)

Joseph Swensen conducts McLeod premiere
Joseph Swensen conducted the world premiere of John McLeod’s viola concerto Nordic Fire with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and soloist Jane Atkins. The performance received great acclaim, with critics calling it ‘remarkable’ (The Scotsman) .
(October 2018)

Llŷr Williams makes his International Piano Series debut
On 3 October, Llŷr Williams made his ‘impressive [and] compelling’ (Seen and Heard) debut at the International Piano Series. The Series hosts “the most prestigious pianists on the concert platform, combining the talents of the grand masters alongside the best of a current generation of rising stars.” (Southbank Centre)
(October 2018)

Our Artists' Upcoming Concerts - February 2019

1 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Utrecht, Netherlands
2 Feb Christian Baldini Davis, CA
2 Feb Dimitris Botinis Khabarovsk, Russia
3 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Dortmund, Germany
4 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Eindhoven, Netherlands
6 Feb Mitsuko Uchida London, UK
7 Feb Louis Lortie Katowice, Poland
8 Feb Dimitris Botinis Thessaloniki, Greece
8 Feb Llŷr Williams London, UK
10 Feb Roman Rabinovich Fresno, CA
11 Feb Liza Ferschtman Alicante, Spain
13 Feb Liza Ferschtman Seville, Spain
13 Feb Itamar Zorman Jerusalem, Israel
14 Feb Liza Ferschtman Madrid, Spain
15 Feb Dimitris Botinis Kislovodsk, Russia
15 Feb Joseph Swensen Glasgow, UK
16 Feb Dimitris Botinis Kislovodsk, Russia
16 Feb Christian Baldini Sacramento, CA
16 Feb Roman Rabinovich Des Moines, IA
17 Feb Christian Baldini Sacramento, CA
17 Feb Roman Rabinovich Des Moines, IA
18 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Cologne, Germany
20 Feb Llŷr Williams Montréal, Canada
20 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Frankfurt, Germany
21 Feb Liza Ferschtman & Roman Rabinovich Ede, Netherlands
22 Feb Liza Ferschtman & Roman Rabinovich Bonn, Germany
22 Feb Itamar Zorman Winter Park, FL
23 Feb Joseph Swensen Wrocław, Poland
23 Feb Itamar Zorman Winter Park, FL
23 Feb Philippe Bach Eisenach, Germany
24 Feb Liza Ferschtman & Roman Rabinovich Baden-Baden, Germany
24 Feb Dimitris Botinis Moscow, Russia
24 Feb Itamar Zorman Winter Park, FL
25 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Hamburg, Germany
27 Feb Mitsuko Uchida Leer, Germany
28 Feb Dimitris Botinis Moscow, Russia
28 Feb Louis Lortie Milan, Italy