Comments for Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net All just my personal opinion Mon, 08 Jan 2018 20:46:53 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 Comment on Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A major, op.69 by Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C major, op.102/1 | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/beethoven-cello-sonata-major-op-69/#comment-2096 Mon, 08 Jan 2018 20:46:53 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=2432#comment-2096 […] For details / general information on the artists see my posting “Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A major, op.69“. […]

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Comment on Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Schnittke (Diary 2015-03-27) by Ysaÿe: 6 Solo Sonatas op.27 (Diary 2017-12-29) | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/2015-03-27-prokofiev-shostakovich-schnittke/#comment-2093 Sat, 06 Jan 2018 14:11:02 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=4505#comment-2093 […] excellent Russian violinist and the last pupil of David Oistrakh (1908 – 1974). I have discussed a recording of hers featuring chamber and solo music by Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 […]

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Comment on Bostridge, Zehetmair — Winterthur, 2016-12-04 by Ysaÿe: 6 Solo Sonatas op.27 (Diary 2017-12-29) | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/bostridge-zehetmair-winterthur-2016-12-04/#comment-2091 Sat, 06 Jan 2018 14:08:25 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=10269#comment-2091 […] as well as with his Zehetmair Quartet. I have previously discussed Zehetmair as conductor (from a concert in Winterthur on 2016-12-04), as well as his performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto op.61, in an extensive comparison […]

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Comment on Camilla Tilling, Pablo Heras-Casado — Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-12-06 by Pires, Haitink / Mozart, Bruckner — Zurich, 2017-12-20 | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/tilling-heras-casado-zurich-2017-12-06/#comment-2089 Sun, 31 Dec 2017 18:21:15 +0000 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=15949#comment-2089 […] recent text in the press noted that—different from the impression that I recently had as a listener—the temporary venue is somewhat of a challenge for the musicians (one that they can master, I […]

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Comment on Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, op.61 by Ysaÿe: 6 Solo Sonatas op.27 (Diary 2017-12-29) | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/beethoven-violin-concerto-in-d-op-61/#comment-2088 Fri, 29 Dec 2017 19:57:05 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=2808#comment-2088 […] Thomas Zehetmair (*1961) is an Austrian violinist and conductor. He grew up in Salzburg, studying at the Salzburg Mozarteum. In his education, he attended master classes with Nathan Milstein (1904 – 1992) and Max Rostal (1905 – 1991). Besides his work as a conductor, he pursues careers as soloist, as well as with his Zehetmair Quartet. I have previously discussed Zehetmair as conductor (from a concert in Winterthur on 2016-12-04), as well as his performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto op.61, in an extensive comparison post. […]

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Comment on Baráti, Bringuier — Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-06-15 by Ysaÿe: 6 Solo Sonatas op.27 (Diary 2017-12-29) | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/barati-bringuier-zurich-2017-06-15/#comment-2087 Fri, 29 Dec 2017 19:56:49 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=12028#comment-2087 […] with Kristóf Baráti “joined the club” a few months ago, after I heard that artist in concert in Zurich, on 2017-06-15 (where he actually did not play Ysaÿe). For details on the recordings & the artists see […]

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Comment on Frang, Pinnock, Kammerorchester Basel — Zürich, 2017-10-30 by Ferrández, Masleev, Eschenbach — Zurich, 2017-12-18 | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/frang-pinnock-zurich-2017-10-30/#comment-2085 Sun, 24 Dec 2017 20:01:45 +0000 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=15472#comment-2085 […] The original program announcement called for Mendelssohn’s Symphony No.4 in A major, op.90, the “Italian” symphony—this was later changed to Mendelssohn’s op.107, the “Reformation Symphony”, in line with this year’s Luther / Reformation celebrations. Coincidentally, that symphony featured in a concert in the same venue, just a few weeks ago, on 2017-10-30. […]

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Comment on Haydn: Works for Cello & Orchestra by Ferrández, Masleev, Eschenbach — Zurich, 2017-12-18 | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/haydn-works-for-cello-orchestra/#comment-2084 Sun, 24 Dec 2017 19:31:31 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=1368#comment-2084 […] have written about this concerto in a short comparison post, and I have posted reviews for earlier performances featuring this […]

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Comment on Yuja Wang — Depicted in Literature by Yuja Wang & Leonidas Kavakos — Zurich, 2017-12-12 | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/yuja-wang-depicted-in-literature/#comment-2082 Fri, 22 Dec 2017 13:43:07 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=3538#comment-2082 […] the Tonhalle in Zurich. I have also reviewed several of her CD recordings, and I have been asked to review a book where she is the key subject. With this, there is no need for further introduction. For additional […]

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Comment on Festival Academy Budapest, Day 2 — 2017-06-11 by Yuja Wang & Leonidas Kavakos — Zurich, 2017-12-12 | Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/festival-academy-budapest-2017-06-11/#comment-2080 Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:56:28 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=12313#comment-2080 […] This is Schubert’s last work for violin and piano. It appeared in print only after the composer’s death. I have discussed a performance of this Fantasy in a concert on 2017-06-11. […]

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