Nikolaus-Harnoncourt-Platz erinnert an den
nachrichten.atNikolaus-Harnoncourt-Platz erinnert an den Maestro aus dem Attergaunachrichten.atST. GEORGEN I. A. Knapp ein Jahr nach dem Tod des Musikers und Dirigenten Nikolaus Harnoncourt wurde der Marktplatz in Nikolaus-Harnoncourt-Platz umbenannt. An der feierlichen Eröffnung nahmen Witwe Alice und Sohn Franz Harnoncourt teil.Der Jahrhundertdirigentklassik.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 3:04 pm
Alice Harnoncourt: For 20 years I was the
Alice Harnoncourt: For 20 years I was the only woman in the ensembleSlipped DiscNikolaus Harnoncourt's widow, now 86, has given a moving interview about the early days of the Concentus Musicus Wien and how her husband persuaded her to go against the conventions of the time and become its concertmaster. Interview here.
Posted on 30 April 2017 | 4:40 am
Endrik Wottrich (13 October 1964 – 26
Endrik Wottrich (13 October 1964 – 26 April 2017)Classical MusicIn 1996 he made his debut with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe under Nikolaus Harnoncourt – with whom he would work regularly – at Carnegie Hall and gave his first performance at the Bayreuther Festspiele, appearing as a young sailor in Tristan und ...
Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:51 am
Horst-Hans Backer heads Liceo Music
Kagay AnHorst-Hans Backer heads Liceo Music ConservatoryKagay AnNikolaus Harnoncourt (performance practice of early music). He completed his training in composition under Professor Jürg Baur at the Rhineland Academy of Music in Cologne, Germany (1986-1989). Since then, he has been commissioned to compose ...
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 11:54 pm
In Andenken an Dirigenten:
Kleine ZeitungIn Andenken an Dirigenten: Nikolaus-Harnoncourt-PlatzKleine ZeitungDer im Vorjahr verstorbene österreichische Dirigent Nikolaus Harnoncourt bekommt einen nach ihm benannten, zentralen Platz in seinem langjährigen Heimatort St. Georgen im Attergau. Der Festakt dazu findet am 5. Mai statt und ist der Auftakt der "1.St. Georgen bekommt Nikolaus-Harnoncourt-Platzmusik heuteall 2 news articles »
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 9:11 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