Einst Schnapszucker-Schnuller - heute
Wiener ZeitungEinst Schnapszucker-Schnuller - heute Kleinkind-Tablet?Wiener ZeitungErnst Smole ist Musiker und Musikerzieher, war Berater der Unterrichtsminister Fred Sinowatz, Herbert Moritz und Helmut Zilk, lehrte an der Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität und leitet den Nikolaus Harnoncourt Fonds Wien. Ernst Smole ist Musiker ...
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 9:03 am
Harmony and the Scriptures: Lenten
Harmony and the Scriptures: Lenten Reflections on Harnoncourt and BachFirst Things“Do you know this performance of the St. John Passion conducted by Karl Richter?” a friend wrote. “Good for Lenten reflection, I think.” The message arrived on March 5, the one-year anniversary of the death of Nikolaus Harnoncourt—the Austrian ...
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 3:01 am
Contemporary composer: Georg Friedrich Haas
Contemporary composer: Georg Friedrich HaasGramophoneOver the past few years I've been fortunate enough to interview Riccardo Chailly, Simon Rattle and Nikolaus Harnoncourt for this magazine I write for, called Gramophone, and, without any prompting from me, they've all talked up Haas in extraordinarily ...
Posted on 20 March 2017 | 5:04 am
Tenor Michael Schade To Join Schwalbe And
Tenor Michael Schade To Join Schwalbe And PartnersBroadway WorldRecent highlights in Salzburg include Haydn's The Creation and The Seasons under the baton of Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerinwith Rudolf Buchbinder. In 2008 he initiated and was appointed the Creative Director of the Salzburg ...
Posted on 20 March 2017 | 4:07 am
Itzhak Perlman trades one Stradivarius for
Philly.comItzhak Perlman trades one Stradivarius for anotherPhilly.comAt times, the Mozart work took on an emotional deliberation that suggested the late Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Clearly, Perlman -- who conducts with a contained Ormandyesque beat -- had worked on a series of attractively evolving textures in the symphony.and more »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 11:41 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