|SHLOMO MINTZ & ROBERTO PROSSEDA
In 2019/2020, the fruitful musical cooperation
between Mintz and Prosseda is documented in a series of CDs to be released by Universal
The first recording with
the Double Concerto for Violin & Piano by
Mendelssohn is programmed to be releasedin July.
Mendelssohn's Sonotas for
violin& piano will follow in automn.
Finally a 3rd CD will follow in 2020, dedicated to the music of the 20th century
with works by Stockhausen, Omizzolo and Fano.
All those recordings are connected to corresponding concert programs.
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|Aside Mintz's international
teaching and concert activities
and conductor, the upcoming season will be marked by his increasing
presence on European concert podiums
supported by the release of several new recordings.
On March 1st, Mintz' longtime expected album with the
solo sonatas by Ysaye
has been released by Universal
Italy/DECCA and is available at Amazon, Apple Music, spotify and quobuz.
In early summer and automn will follow both the Mendelssohn albums recorded
with Prosseda: already in July
the Double Concerto for
violin & piano
and in late automn the Sonatas for violin & piano.
Complementarily, an updated complete
edition of all of Shlomo Mintz' Deutsche
Grammophon recordings has been released on April 5 at UniversaL/DG
- a present to all the admirers and fans of his exceptional music.
The 15-Cd box isalso available at
Alongside, Shlomo Mintz' upcoming seasons on
European concert podiums will include
a cycle of solo
sonatas, a duo recital series and
chamber music program with the Philharmonic
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|After a successful debut as conductor in June in Milano , Prosseda is looking forward
to intensify this aspect of his career.
In the focus of his recitals
and concerts and recordings in 2019 will be again Mendelssohn
The first mark was set in January
by Mozart when Universal/ DECCA
released the last album with Prosseda's complete recordings of all
piano sonatas, waited for with curiosity by
The double CD includes the sonatas 13-18, completed by the Fantasia K 475 and the
posthume K 312.
Prosseda's Mendelssohn canon, brilliantly
based on his complete recordings of the works for solo piano, will
get new spectacular facets by 3 new
the Double concerto f. violin & piano,
programmed to be released by Universal/DECCA in July, followed in automn
by the Sonatas f. violin and piano - both recorded with Shlomo
- and finally the Concerts for 2 pianos
, recorded with Alessandra
Together with 1st+2nd piano
concert (released in November 2018), the 3rd piano
on the completed fragment and recorded with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig), a large spectrum
of Mendelssohn's concerts will be available till the end of the
Complementarily, a recording of the
concert for piano and strings in A Minor
is planned to follow later on.
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premiere", that was one of
the reactions with which the world premier
of a new composition upon a biblique theme ("Sarah
& Hagar) performed by the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker in the frame
of the Schumann-Fest 2019 was received in May 19.
are also plans to produce several new Cds,
including a recording of his string quartetts.
This summer, Lombardi is going to return to his work upon a new
"OFER", the libretto of which is based upon
a novel by Man Booker-Prize winner David Grossmann.
Furthermore, several commissions for new compositions are in discussion,
among them an European theme
and probably a text by late Nobel price winner Günter
" The aim of my musical creation is
... to participate in the essence
of oral tradition:
transmission of essence, preservation
and change ...
|In our period of worldwide wars and
"Neharo't, Neharo't gets an increasing,
but deeply sad importance and is currently often performed:
With women in mourning,
mothers, widows and sisters who had
lost their loved ones, live recorded and woven into the composed
music, Olivero gives the suffering of the victims in the battle
zones of the world a moving voice.
Another of her compositions,
The shadow which brings dreams, is dedicated to
original writings of children who had been
deported to Theresienstadt, is meant to be a message of
hope, since the children,
even though surrounded by death and despair, speak in simple words
upon hope and the beauty of the creation.
Among the many works she composed for
great international orchestras and chamber music ensembles, there's
the successful original soundtrack
for the German silent movie
"Der Golem" commissioned
by ART WORKs Berlin
for Giora Feidman and the Arditti String Quartet.
After it's successful world premier
in 1996, the music went around the world
, accompanying the silent movie or as
chamber music version for string orchestra:
f. clarinet and string quartett or string orchestra.
Video footage for all
Info Silent movies from
of the highlight of Buchwald's activities in spring 2019 was the world premiere of
a new music for the silent movie "The Scarlet
Flower" with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
under his baton, followed by the world premier of his new sound track for the silent movie "Die Stadt ohne Juden"
(The city without Jews) on
April 15 in Seattle.
In automn 2019,
a thrilling film-concert will
have it's world premiere:
Buchwald's new music
a French-Russian silent
movie from 1927 will be performed for the first time
in October in Freiburg, with the
Freiburg Philharmonic orchestra
conducted by Buchwald.
Further performances are programmed
for Pordenone, Bristol, Venice and Paris.
Likewise, the Cinémathèque
Francaise will release a DVD of the film together with Buchwald's new sound track.
DVD-Democopies for Buchwalds
Murnaus "Nosferatu" and
"The Wind" and the Japanese silent movie
"Sumiko" as well
as the corresponding scores are available.
|JEAN JACQUES LEMETRE
Music written for the ThdS
Music from "Cds à ID"
are 2 new publications available upon Lemêtre's work
"Jouer avec la musique"
a book upon his work with the Théâtre du Soleil
has been published by Actes-Sud.
And a DVD with 4 films by Anne
Lacombe upon his music, "L'oeil
been released at Fortdecafe.
last production of Ariane Mnouchkine's Théâtre
du Soleil, "Une
chambre en Inde" with
the music of Lemêtre has been nominated for French Prix Molière.