Mosaic of Articulation, Phrasing, and
The Boston Musical IntelligencerMosaic of Articulation, Phrasing, and ArchitectureThe Boston Musical IntelligencerWe all have an education on modern instruments from studying with Sandor Vegh or Andre Navarra, and also experience using period instruments, with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Jordi Savall. Did you rely on critical accounts of early performances to help ...
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 12:25 pm
Le clavecin perd Zuzana Ruzickova -
LibérationLe clavecin perd Zuzana RuzickovaLibération... font de Zuzana Ruzickova une partenaire muette et une accompagnatrice lointaine du renouveau baroque, mouvement qui dans les années 50-70 a repensé les conditions d'interprétation du genre sous l'impulsion du chef Nikolaus Harnoncourt et de son ...and more »
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 9:35 am
Die Zeichen der Finsternis - Potsdamer
Potsdamer Neueste NachrichtenDie Zeichen der FinsternisPotsdamer Neueste NachrichtenDer Komponist gehörte zu den experimentierfreudigsten und offensten Musikern, die es gab. Er betrat mit seinen Opern völliges Neuland und nahm sich in der Komposition alle nur denkbaren Freiheiten. Nikolaus Harnoncourt, der bedeutende Kenner und ...and more »
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 5:46 am
At the Symphony: 'The most important piece
Charlotte ObserverAt the Symphony: 'The most important piece of music ever written'Charlotte ObserverEssential recordings: Wilhelm Furtwangler and the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra for spiritual intensity, George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra for precision and energy, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe for a vital, scaled-down ...and more »
Posted on 21 September 2017 | 8:38 am
Authentic baroque performance is energising
The Economist (blog)Authentic baroque performance is energising young performersThe Economist (blog)The performance style the rebels, who included Ton Koopman and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, reintroduced became known as period performance. The practice features smaller ensembles playing on old instruments rather than ones built by contemporary ...
Posted on 6 September 2017 | 8:50 am
Beautiful music in beautiful Stams
They have a wide ranging repertoire which goes far beyond the Baroque era, and have worked either on disc or on high profile projects with such noted conductors as Claudio Abbado, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Pierre Boulez. As for the ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 5:00 am
Schubert's Unfinished symphony: should we
Nikolaus Harnoncourt believes that Schubert failed to finish his 8th symphony because ‘there is simply nothing else to say’. And yet the puzzle of this intriguing half work remains As the hot-headed debate surrounding the publication of Harper Lee’s ...
Posted on 27 July 2015 | 12:57 am
Why You Should Invest in a Good Turntable in
OK, then, call me a boomer; that’s what I am. But let me say this. I have an original 1972 pressing* of Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Vienna Concentus Musicus playing Bach’s “Brandenburg” Concertos on ancient instruments—and no digital format that ...
Posted on 3 June 2015 | 4:00 am
EXCLUSIVE Classicalite Q&A with Lang Lang on
If you haven't been on the Lang Lang train lately then you may want to board at the next station. And that station is non other than our C-LITE A.V. Club. With some exclusive clips from Lang Lang, premiering his ninth grade protégé Clayton Stephenson ...
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 2:48 am
Six of the best: Lang Lang performances
It may have been the big Romantic crowd-pleasers that made him a household name but, as the release of his latest recording of Mozart with Nikolaus Harnoncourt shows, that’s not all he can do. Here are six performances by Lang Lang that demonstrate the ...
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:58 pm