Lev Sivkov, Alexander Boldachev — Zurich, 2024-04-13

Concert review, ★★★★½, Lev Sivkov, Alexander Boldachev @ Alte Kantonsschule, Zurich, 2024-04-13 (Musik an ETHZ und UZH) — Vivaldi: Concerto in F minor, op.8/4, RV 297, “L’inverno” from “Le quattro stagioni” (arr. for harp); Cassadó: Suite for Cello Solo; Schubert: Sonata for arpeggione & piano in A minor, D.821, arranged for cello & harp
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Croisé, YES Chamber Orchestra — Zurich, 2017-11-22

Concert review, Christoph Croisé, Sherniyaz Mussakhan / Young Eurasian Soloists (YES) Chamber Orchestra @ Kirche Oberstrass, Zurich, 2017-11-22 — Mozart: Violin Concerto in D major, K.218; Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C major, Cello Concerto No.2 in D major; Vivaldi: Double Concerto in B major, RV 547

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…