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17/11/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

Tomoko Akasaka and Thorsten Johanns are quite a lot on the move this week: Tomoko Akasaka and her Amaryllis Quartet appear in Solothurn on November 20th, Lübeck on November 21st, Hamburg on November 22nd, Bremen on November 23rd and Icking on November 25th. Except for the last concert in Bremen, the ensemble performs together with Nobuko Imai (viola). Meanwhile, Thorsten Johanns and the Aris Quartet appear in… Read more

10/11/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

Which concerts are going to take place during the upcoming week? At least in Stuttgart, friends of the viola will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy themselves: On November 19th, Andra Darzins appears with the Gremonda Trio in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen where she will be interpreting works by Brower and Piazzolla. Also on November 19th (at 11 am - it is therefore possible to visit both concerts!), Nils Mönkemeyer interprets Bartóks… Read more

05/11/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

Curtain on: Ilia Papandreou sings the title role in Cherubini's "Medea" which is going to be premiered in Erfurt on November 11th. There are still some tickets available; further performances are going to take place on November 15th and 17th. 

Tomoko Akasaka appears with her Amaryllis Quartet this week: in Herisau on November 8th and in Ketsch on November 12th.… Read more

01/11/2017

It wasn't easy to decide this week for one video, so there are two:

1. "Viola Galante" with Pauline Sachse and Andreas Hecker - a good example for an unexitedly but well done album trailer. The music is beautiful, too...enjoy!

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2. Leonidas Kavakos, Emanuel Ax and Yo Yo Ma, three fantastic musicians recorded the Brahms Piano Trios. There are a few excerpts on YouTube and here is the complete  3rd movement from the C Minor Trio… Read more

30/10/2017

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The Echo Klassik is finally over...phew! What do you say? Did you watch it or not?

My comment: i was reading THIS article today and had the show in mind. ;-))
 
Let's stay in Hamburg at the Elphi, usually musicians are asked about their opinion/love to soccer, and now a player is being interviewed about his relation to classical music. Very nice and cool answers by Christoph Metzelder!
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27/10/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

The upcoming week features quite a lot of cello highlights - above all, the Cello Akademie Rutesheim began a few days ago! Both Jens Peter Maintz and Claudio Bohórquez teach in the masterclasses from October 29th to November 4th, and of course, they play themselves in several concerts, too. In the professors' chamber music concert on October 31st, Claudio Bohórquez interprets some of Johannes Brahms'… Read more

20/10/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

We are very proud and happy to welcome another new artist to premiertone and our preview: Tomoko Akasaka. She gives a concert with her Amaryllis Quartet in Titisee-Neustadt on October 27th and a masterclass in Schmochtitz on October 28th.

There is also something to celebrate in Bruges: On October 28th, the Gala Concert for the 5th anniversary of the International Flute Seminar Bruges takes place at the Ryelandtzaal -… Read more

13/10/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

We begin our preview with a "new face" this week: A few days ago, we relaunched László Fassang's website! You can listen to him on two occasions this week, as he plays the hammond organ in two further performances of Peter Eötvös' new composition "Multiversum" in Amsterdam - conducted by Eötvös himself!

Another remarkable concert is going to take playce in Aarhus: Robert Koller sings in Line Tjørnhøjs "AGONY - an eating opera" which… Read more

08/10/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

We begin our new preview with a song recitalJoseph-Maurice Weder and Eugen Hilti (baritone) interpret Schubert's "Die schöne Müllerin" in Schaan (Liechtenstein) on October 9th.

In Cologne, you can attend to the opening concert of the series "KammerMusikKöln": Along with other musicians, Oren Shevlin plays works by Schumann, Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Gade on October 15th. On the same… Read more

02/10/2017

Concerts and events with the premiertone artists

We start into our new preview with the premiertone singers! Ilia Papandreou will be celebrating a premiere on October 6th: She sings in "Reformhaus Lutter" with the WDR Funkhausorchester Köln. Further performances will take place on October 7th and 8th. Sunhae Im appears with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin in Wien on October 2nd - the title of her concert in the Musikverein is "Amore perduto"… Read more