Janiv Oron, Baldur Brönnimann, Basel Sinfonietta — Saint-Louis (F), 2022-06-26

Concert review, ★★★★½, Janiv Oron, Baldur Brönnimann & Laurent Zufferey / Basel Sinfonietta @ Sportzentrum Pfaffenholz, Saint-Louis/Basel, 2022-06-26 — Christophe Bertrand (1981 – 2010): Mana (2005); Anna S. Þorvaldsdóttir (*1977): Dreaming (2008); Courtney Bryan (*1982): Sanctum (2015); Fausto Romitelli (1963 – 2004): Flowing down too slow (2001); Janiv Oron (*1975) / Oliver Waespi (*1971): Datendieb (2022, World premiere)
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Stephen Waarts, Diyang Mei, Julia Hagen, Sir András Schiff — Zürich, 2022-06-19

Concert review, ★★★★, Stephen Waarts, Diyang Mei, Julia Hagen, Sir András Schiff @ Tonhalle am See, Zurich, 2022-06-19 — Schumann: Märchenbilder for viola and piano, op.113; Beethoven: 7 Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” for piano and cello, WoO 46; Schumann: Violin Sonata No.2 in D minor, op.121; Brahms: Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.25
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Schumann Quartet — Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2022-06-19

Concert review, ★★★★½, Schumann Quartet @ Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2022-06-19 — Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn (1805 – 1847): String Quartet in E♭ major; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 – 1847): String Quartet No.6 in F minor, op.80, MWV R37
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Christian Tetzlaff, Gevorg Gharabekyan, Kammerorchester I TEMPI — Basel, 2022-06-18

Concert review, ★★★★, Christian Tetzlaff, Gevorg Gharabekyan, Kammerorchester I TEMPI — Stadtcasino Basel, 2022-06-18 — Mozart: Overture to “Die Zauberflöte”, K.620; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, op.47; Encore — Bach: III. Largo, from Sonata No.3 for Violin solo in C major, BWV 1005; Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E♭ major, op.55, “Eroica”
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Sebastian Bohren, Cristian Măcelaru, Romanian Chamber Orchestra — Brugg, 2022-06-05

Concert review, ★★★★½, Sebastian Bohren, Cristian Măcelaru, Romanian Chamber Orchestra @ Stadtkirche, Brugg, 2022-06-05 — Georges Enescu: Two Intermezzi, op.12; Frank Martin: Polyptyque, for violin and two small string orchestras (1973); Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C minor, op.110a (arr. Rudolf Barshai)
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Zgraggen, Brönnimann / Basel Sinfonietta: Dieter Ammann 60 — Basel, 2022-05-26

Concert review, ★★★★½, Simone Zgraggen, Baldur Brönnimann, Basel Sinfonietta @ Stadtcasino Basel, 2022-05-26 — Aregnaz Martirosyan (*1993): “Kraft” (2022); Alsu Nigmatullina (*1989): “Alexithymie” (2022); Dieter Ammann (*1962): “Unbalanced instability” for violin and chamber orchestra (2013); “Core” (2002); “Turn” (2010); “Boost” (2002)
Pre-concert: Moser String Quartet performing Ammann’s String Quartet No.2, “Distanzenquartett” (2009); Álvaro Rodríguez Cabezas and Miguel Fernández de la Fuente performing Ammann’s “d’accord(s)” for two alto saxophones (2004)
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