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about Anna Vinnitskaya
~Recital in Lucern Summer Festival 2024~

 

Anna Vinnitskaya is going to have a recital in Lucern Festival,  at KKL Luzern, Concert Hall, at 11:00AM, on September 1st.

She will play Schumann's Carnaval and some selected pieces from Mendelssohn's Song without Word. And also a Widmann's suite for piano.

https://www.lucernefestival.ch/en/program/anna-vinnitskaya/2054

This would not be the first opportunity for her to perform in this festival. In 2021, she appeared in this festival with Berlin Philharmonic and Kirill Petrenko.

about Claire Huangci
~Recital@Prinzregententheater~

 

On Februrary 2nd, Claire Huangci made her recital debut at Prinzregententheater, one of the best prestigious venue in Munich. The recital made a great success.

Her interpretation of Felix Mendelssohn's Fantasy in F sharp minor op. 28 was reviewed as "What's astonishing is that in the final `Presto`, which has mutated into `Prestissmo`, there are none phrase blurred. Even at the highest tempo, every note remained clear. Once upon a time only Glenn Gould was able to do that".

about Maximilian Hornung
~With Maestro Paavo Järvi ~

 

On January 21st, Maximilian played Dvorak's cello concerto, under the tact of Maestro Paavo Järvi, with Estonian Festival orchestra, at one of the best prestigious concert halls, Tonhalle Zürich. Luzerner Zeitung put the review for the performance as the followings;

 “Finally, the acclaimed centrepiece was Dvoräk's cello concerto with Maximilian Hornung. The orchestra's introduction set the stage in an introduction that was outstandingly clear, played with great complexity. The soloist lived up to this spirit and mastered everything brilliantly.”

By the way, Maximilian has recently been very active also as a conductor. About Maximilian's conducting, the Maestro, Paavo Järvi, gave some remarks, such as "I know Maximilian Hornung as an exceptional cellist and musician but recently I was thrilled to also discover him as being a really talented and very promising young conductor."

about Ilya Rashkovskiy
~Jury in Hamamatsu, 2024~

Ilya is going to be a jury in the 12th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition.

Ilya was the 1st prize winner of the 8th HIPC, in 2012.

Ilya is going to participate in the competition again which has put him on international stages, but this time, as a jury.

about Danae Dörken
~The Success at the Berliner Philharmonie~

Danae Dörken has made a great success at the debut with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester.

She collaborated with Maestro Delyana Lazarova to play Mendelssohn's 2nd piano concerto.

How her performance was can be explained by the review on Berliner Morgenpost which says "One could only marvel at the remarkable ease with which she played the highly virtuoso passages“, and also by the review on a music magazine, Van., which says, "---- deeply fills the singing of the Adagio and creates sparking tension in the Presto finale, without ever just superficially displaying her immense skills".

The concert was broadcasted by Deutschlandfunk Kultur.

about Tamsin Waley-Cohen
~Back to stage/Back to Wigmore Hall~

 

One of the finest UK violinist, Tamsin Waley-Cohen, will make a come-back to stage from maternity leave,  on 30th, December, at Wigmore Hall, one of the best prestigious concert halls in London. The progrma will have Mozart, Beethoven's ”Kreutzer” and a contemporary piece which is going to be made its UK premier on the concert. The program is really a "Tamsin-Like" one which shows musical diversity.

https://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/202312301930

about Anna Vinnitskaya
~Boston Debut! ~

 

Anna Vinnitskaya made the Boston Symphony Orchestra debut in November. She played Tchaikovsky's 1st Concerto with collaborations with Maestro Joana Mallwitz.

According to "The Boston Globe”, "There’s a rhapsodic freedom to her playing that’s never self-indulgent". And it also said that "the BSO should leave the welcome mat out for Mallwitz, and for Vinnitskaya as well".

about Mariam Batsashvili
~Jury in Leeds, 2024 ~

 

Mariam Batsashvili is going to be a jury in The Leeds International Piano Competition, 2024.

It must be a great honor for her.

By the way, Mariam is going to come to Japan and Korea in May 2024. Further information will be on this web-site.

about Jonathon Heyward
~Made "Double-Debut"~

 

On August 9th, Jonathon made the debut in Ravinia Music Festival which one of the most renowned music festival not only in US but also in the world. But it was not just a Ravinia-Debut. It was also his Chicago Symphony Orchestra Debut, needless to say, one of the most renowned orchestra, not only in US but also in the world.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CvxtW0StwW1/?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

about Maximilian Hornung
~Embarking for European tour with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis~

 

All European tour, going around 10 cities, with a piano trio, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis  has just embarked.
Start from Wroclaw, Poland and its final destination will be Royal Festival Hall, London.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CsTVDVhI48C/

about Anna Vinnitskaya

~Stepping in to Elbphilharmonie —As replacement for Maurizio Pollini~

 

Elbphilharmonie has already become one of the best prestigious concert halls not only in Hamburg but also in Germany and in Europe.

Anna Vinnitskaya will step in to its recital series on 18th May as the replacement for Maurizio Polini.
https://www.elbphilharmonie.de/de/programm/anna-vinnitskaya-klavierabend/18312

about Jonathon Heyward

~Great Great success in New York Philharmonic Debut!~

 

Jonathon made a huge success in NY Phil. debut in April with long lasting standing ovation, almost stormy bravos and repeated curtain calls.

Recently, he has had, and also from now on, he will have many of major orchestral debuts, however this success should be outstandingly remarkable one.

Even before the start of the heavy responsible service as the music director of Baltimore, he would have many of important concerts, such as with Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Ravinia Festival.

about Johanna Malangré

~Stepped in to Helsinborg Symphony Orchestra~

 

In February, Johanna Malangré​, Chief Conductor of the Orchestre de Picardie, stepped in to a Swedish Orchestra, Helsinborg Symphony Orchestra, and performed, Copland, Piazzolla and Norwegian female composer, Anne-Marie Ørbeck’s works. The concert was broadcasted by Swedish Radio and she had many of good critics, such as “clear contrasts and refined effects”.

about Jonathon Heyward

~NY Phill., debut~

 

April 27th~29th.

Jonathon is going to conduct Brahms’ violin concerto, with having Christian Tetzlaff as the soloist and Concerto for Orchestra by Lutosławski.

https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/2223/brahms-di-castri-lutoslawski

about Anna Vinnitskaya and Golo Berg

~Reunite in Münster~

March 28th~April 2nd, Golo Berg invites Anna Vinnitskaya as the soloist to his orchestra. They will perform Rachmaninov’s 4th concerto.

They met each other for the first time in Japan, in the subscription concert of Kyushyu Symphony Orchestra, in 2015. After the encounter, Golo Berg has invited Anna to his concerts.

about Ilya Rashkovskiy

~Taiwanese Tour~

 

From March 16th to 21st, Ilya is going to have 4 concerts in Taiwan. 2 of those 4 concerts would be collaborations with a renowned violinist Akiko Suwanai. Ilya also will have 2 recitals in Taipei and Kaohsiung.

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