Mstislaw Rostropowitsch – Ehrung eines Jahrhundertkünstlers

Mstislaw Rostropowitsch – Ehrung eines Jahrhundertkünstlers Im Konzerthaus Berlin finden mit schöner Regelmäßigkeit konzentrierte Ehrungen für Musiker (die Musikerinnen fehlen einstweilen noch!) sta tt – mit Konzerten, Gesprächen, Filmen, einer Ausstellung und einer gehaltvollen „Festschrift“. Künstlerische Weggefährten, Kollegen, Schüler kommen zu Wort und Gehör. Nach Hommages zuletzt an Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Yehudi Menuhin und Alfred Brendel … More Mstislaw Rostropowitsch – Ehrung eines Jahrhundertkünstlers

AMAZING: THE REBIRTH OF AN ORCHESTRA

The c/o chamber orchestra, a group of young musicians from different countries, meets these days to perform three concerts in Berlin. They are joined by the famous German cellist Alban Gerhardt and his wife Gergana Gergova (violin) in Brahm‘s rarely played concerto for violin, violoncello and orchestra. They perform Benjamin Britten‘s opus 1, the Sinfonietta, … More AMAZING: THE REBIRTH OF AN ORCHESTRA

Dmitry Masleev; Russia And Italy In Perfect Harmony

Rachmaninov. Paganini. Russia and Italy in perfect harmony created in neutral Switzerland. I’m talking about the marvelous Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Rachmaninov which he wrote at his summer house in Switzerland. Wonderful music full of lively rhythms, seductive tunes and of devilish difficulty for the solo piano. International Tchaikovsky Competition winner Dmitry Masleev accepted … More Dmitry Masleev; Russia And Italy In Perfect Harmony

Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble @ Konzerthaus Berlin: The Unbalance Between Classical Musicians And Others

Hello everybody! I haven’t been writing in ages, I know. Sorry about that. Not that I haven’t been to any concerts, I just didn’t feel like writing. But yesterdays concert got me going again. Brandt Brauer Frick played at Konzerthaus Berlin featuring the electric singers and some classical musicians. Note here, it does make a … More Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble @ Konzerthaus Berlin: The Unbalance Between Classical Musicians And Others

Discover The ‘Beyond’

Lithuania at sunrise, somewhere on the shore of the Baltic Sea, on tour with the outstanding Baltic Sea Philharmonic. An orchestra which set itself the task to not only play exceptionally well but connect nations and people especially in the Baltic region. Internationally famous conductor Kristjan Järvi is the driving energy-source behind the whole project and the … More Discover The ‘Beyond’

Neue Meister

Finally, I found a label which is doing for classical music what really needs to be done and pulls it out the dusty attic and into the living room. In the fancy halls of DRIVE which is the showroom of VW in Berlin Mitte, Neue Meister will launch their first Cd of a whole cycle … More Neue Meister

This is a ‘tuba’. -A what??? Featuring Andreas Martin Hofmeir

You can never imagine what Andreas Martin Hofmeir is able to do with a tuba. 2016 is getting started and is already at that early time full of surprises. I had the honor to travel with outstanding musician, teacher and creative Andreas Martin Hofmeir and get a glimpse into his professional life as a musician. … More This is a ‘tuba’. -A what??? Featuring Andreas Martin Hofmeir