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.
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.
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) .
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)
Louis Lortie – Saint-Saëns CD Release
Louis Lortie’s recording of the Saint-Saëns Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 2 and 4, with Edward Gardner and the BBC Philharmonic, has been lauded as ‘spectacular’ (Le Devoir ****) and ‘a superb reading’ (Audiophile Audition *****). The recording, which is the first in a cycle of Saint-Saëns’ piano concertos, is available now from Chandos.
Llŷr Williams – ‘Beethoven Unbound’ is Recording of the Month
Llŷr Williams’ 12-CD Box set ‘Beethoven Unbound’ (Signum Records) was named ‘Recording of the Month’ for August in BBC Music Magazine
Roman Rabinovich – 42 Haydn Sonatas at the Bath Festival
Roman Rabinovich started his month in Europe with a Haydn exploration at the Bath Festival. The 42-Sonata cycle over 2 weeks was met with audience and critical acclaim, including The Sunday Times
Our Artists' Upcoming Concerts – Jan 19
|1 Jan||Philippe Bach & Itamar Zorman||Arosa, Switzerland||2 Jan||Philippe Bach & Itamar Zorman||Chur, Switzerland||4 Jan||Philippe Bach & Itamar Zorman||Ilanz, Switzerland||5 Jan||Philippe Bach & Itamar Zorman||Pontresina, Switzerland||5 Jan||Liza Ferschtman||Amsterdam, Netherlands||9 Jan||Liza Ferschtman||Brussels, Belgium||11 Jan||Philippe Bach||Bern, Switzerland||11 Jan||Liza Ferschtman||Liège, Belgium||12 Jan||Joseph Swensen||Wrocław, Poland||13 Jan||Llŷr Williams||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||13 Jan||Louis Lortie||Monte Carlo, Monaco||14 Jan||Liza Ferschtman||Turnhout, Belgium||15 Jan||Mitsuko Uchida||Bilbao, Spain||15 Jan||Dimitris Botinis||Yekaterinburg, Russia||17 Jan||Llŷr Williams||Abergavenny, UK||17 Jan||Mitsuko Uchida||Barcelona, Spain||18 Jan||Joseph Swensen||Granada, Spain||19 Jan||Joseph Swensen||Granada, Spain||20 Jan||Mitsuko Uchida||Prague, Czech Republic||22 Jan||Louis Lortie||Montréal, QC||23 Jan||Itamar Zorman||Kotka, Finland||23 Jan||Louis Lortie||Montréal, QC||24 Jan||Itamar Zorman||Kouvola, Finland||24 Jan||Louis Lortie||Montréal, QC||25 Jan||Dimitris Botinis||Kislovodsk, Russia||25 Jan||Roman Rabinovich||London, UK||25 Jan||Llŷr Williams||Caernarfon, UK||26 Jan||Dimitris Botinis||Kislovodsk, Russia||27 Jan||Mitsuko Uchida||Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany||29 Jan||Ildikó Szabó||Budapest, Hungary||29 Jan||Mitsuko Uchida||Salzburg, Austria||31 Jan||Liza Ferschtman & Phillipe Bach||Meiningen, Germany||31 Jan||Llŷr Williams||Cardiff, UK||31 Jan||Mitsuko Uchida||Brussels, Belgium|