Maurice Steger, Howard Griffiths — Bern, 2018-03-18

Concert review, Maurice Steger, Howard Griffiths / Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt @ Kursaal Bern, 2018-03-18 — Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B♭ major, K.191 (for recorder); Heberle: Recorder Concerto in G major; Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B♭ major, op.60 — plus: two exciting encores!


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Maurice Steger / ZKO — Zurich, 2014-10-28

Some media are proclaiming Maurice Steger the “world champion of the recorder”. I think this is a rather odd statement, as musical interpretation can’t be measured, remains subjective, both on the side of the artist, as well as in the listener’s perception and receptivity; however, it is certainly legitimate to state that Maurice Steger’s recorder playing is in the world’s very top league…


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Albrecht Mayer, Norrington / ZKO — Zurich, 2014-11-25

(…) The last position in the program (after the intermission) was Mozart’s Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550, in its first version (without clarinets), preceded by some explanations (in English) by the conductor. Sir Roger Norrington first alluded to numeric relations between the two symphonies (No.4 vs. No.40 — second vs. second-to-last symphony), then referred to the fact that K.550 is overused, known too well even, and played in warehouses and escalators…


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