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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)

New Signing – Jonathan Swensen
We are delighted to announce that cellist Jonathan Swensen has joined our roster for General Management. A rising young star of the cello, Jonathan is a laureate of Young Concert Artists 2018, and winner of both the 2019 Windsor International String Competition and the 2018 Khachaturian International Cello Competition. We look forward to working with Jonathan as his career blossoms.
(May 2019)

Juno Award for Louis Lortie’s Vaughan Williams
Louis Lortie’s recording of the Vaughan Williams’ Piano Concerto, with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Peter Oundjian, received the 2019 Juno Award for ‘Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble’. The CD is available now from Chandos.
(March 2019)

Roman Rabinovich’s Haydn is Sunday Times Album of the Week
Roman Rabinovich’s latest recording, Haydn Sonatas Vol.1, has been chosen as one of the Sunday Times ‘Albums of the Week’. Hugh Canning, reviewing, describes the CD as “a foretaste of splendours to come.”
(March 2019)

Llŷr Williams – debut in Canada
Llŷr Williams has made his acclaimed Canadian debut at Salle Bourgie. Le Devoir praised the recital, writing: “Llŷr Williams’ impressive talent for creating colours and atmospheres is immediately evident, but reaches a degree of magic in Ravel’s La vallée des cloches.” Llŷr Williams returns to London on 19 March, playing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No.2 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
(February 2019)

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)

Our Artists' Upcoming Concerts - September 2019

1 September Jonathan Swensen Nørre Alslev, Denmark
3 September Philippe Bach Eisenach, Germany
6 September Louis Lortie Wellington, NZ
7 September Louis Lortie Auckland, NZ
7 September Llŷr Williams Cowbridge, UK
8 September Philippe Bach Eisenach, Germany
12 September Joseph Swensen Brisbane, QLD
13 September Louis Lortie Dunedin, NZ
14 September Jonathan Swensen Aarhus, Denmark
14 September Louis Lortie Christchurch, NZ
14 September Philippe Bach Meiningen, Germany
15 September Roman Rabinovich Richmond, VA
15 September Jonathan Swensen Aarhus, Denmark
17 September Roman Rabinovich Washington, DC
18 September Jonathan Swensen Windsor, UK
20 September Louis Lortie Bonn, Germany
20 September Philippe Bach Frutigen, Switzerland
21 September Mitsuko Uchida Bucharest, Romania
21 September Llŷr Williams Rochester, UK
22 September Dimitris Botinis Moscow, Russia
22 September Philippe Bach Bern, Switzerland
23 September Mitsuko Uchida Cologne, Germany
24 September Dimitris Botinis Yaroslavl, Russia
25 September Mitsuko Uchida Vienna, Austria
26 September Itamar Zorman Kronberg, Germany
26 September Mitsuko Uchida Vienna, Austria
26 September Philippe Bach Meiningen, Germany
26 September Jonathan Swensen Roskilde, Denmark
27 September Liza Ferschtman Toledo, OH
27 September Jonathan Swensen Copenhagen, Denmark
28 September Liza Ferschtman Toledo, OH
28 September Joseph Swensen Wroclaw, Poland
29 September Philippe Bach Meiningen, Germany
29 September Mitsuko Uchida Innsbruck, Austria