Brahms – the complete guide, part 1:
GramophoneBrahms – the complete guide, part 1: orchestral musicGramophoneKremer confesses that, for his latest recording of the Violin Concerto, whenever or wherever he suspected Joachim's influence (specifically with regard to phrasing), he would discuss the passage in question with conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt and try ...
Posted on 26 May 2017 | 2:23 am
45th Parallel, Bach Cantata Choir reviews:
Oregon ArtsWatch45th Parallel, Bach Cantata Choir reviews: new music, old strings; old music, new stringsOregon ArtsWatchOther “superstars” have accomplished the same feat over a longer period, and uncounted less-known choir directors worldwide have set themselves the same task. John Eliot Gardiner, Gustav Leonhardt, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and others have recorded the ...
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 10:23 pm
Daniel Hope – For Seasons - ArtsHub
ArtsHub (subscription)Daniel Hope – For SeasonsArtsHub (subscription)His dedication of the recording “to four of the most original 'seasons', all of whom departed in 2016: Pierre Boulez, David Bowie, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Roger Willemsen” declares his commitment as a man for all seasons. Very highly recommended.
Posted on 21 May 2017 | 5:10 pm
Baroque set-up is of secondary importance
The StradBaroque set-up is of secondary importance for getting results in Bach – violinist Christian TetzlaffThe Strad'Think about the information that has come from people who have used Baroque instruments: John Eliot Gardiner, Roger Norrington, Nikolaus Harnoncourt. These people have showed us about speech in music, about dances that are really dances, about ...and more »
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 5:58 am
BIFO to conclude season with Mahler's work -
BIFO to conclude season with Mahler's workDaily SabahOne of today's most successful artists, "lied" performer and soprano Dorothea Röschmann made her debut at the Salzburg Festival as Susanna in "The Marriage of Figaro" under the supervision of legendary conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Röschmann will ...
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 2:21 pm
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