Mendelssohn & Enescu: String Octets (Diary 2023-07-24)

Media Review (Listening Diary) — Gringolts Quartet and Meta4 performing Mendelssohn Octet op.20 & Enescu String Octet op.7; comparisons with Emerson String Quartet (Mendelssohn), Merel Quartet & Castalian String Quartet (Mendelssohn), and Vilde Frang & Friends (Enescu)
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Vilde Frang, Sakari Oramo, BBCSO — Zurich, 2018-03-24

Concert review, Vilde Frang, Sakari Oramo / BBC Symphony Orchestra @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-24 — Anna Clyne (*1980): “This Midnight Hour” (2015); Britten: Violin Concerto, op.15; Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68, “Pastorale”

Vilde Frang & Friends — Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-12

Concert review: Vilde Frang, Tai Murray, Gregory Ahss, Rosanne Philippens, Lawrence Power, Lily Francis, Nicolas Altstaedt, Jan-Erik Gustafsson @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-12 — Veress: Trio per archi (1954); Arensky: String Quartet No.2 in A minor, op.35; Enescu: String Octet in C major, op.7

Festival Academy Budapest 2017, Day 4 — 2017-06-13

Review, Day 4 of the Festival Academy Budapest, Pesti Vigadó, Grand Hall, Budapest, 2017-06-13 — Kodály: Sonata for Cello and Piano, op.4 (Andreas Brantelid, Shai Wosner); Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, op.7 (Barnabás Kelemen, László Fenyő); Enescu: Octet, op.7 (Vilde Frang, Gábor Homoki, Aleksey Semenenko, Alexandre Dimcevski, Gareth Lubbe, Maxim Rysanov, Andreas Brantelid, Dóra Kokas)

Festival Academy Budapest 2017, Day 3 — 2017-06-12

Review, Day 3, Festival Academy Budapest, 2017-06-12 — Old Franz Liszt Music Academy: Popper, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms (“Young Talents” Matinee Concert) — Széchenyi Spa: Handel: Water Music (Jonathan Cohen) — Pesti Vigadó: Mozart, Dvořák, Schumann (“Young Talents” Matinee Concert)

Festival Academy Budapest 2017, Day 2 — 2017-06-11

Review, Day 2, Festival Academy Budapest, Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest — 2017-06-11: Schubert, Fantasy for Violin and Piano in C major, op.159, D.934; Kodály: Song Cycle “Énekszó”, op.1 (excerpts); Ravel: “Ma mère l’oye” for Four Hands; Beethoven: String Quartet No.7 in F major, op.59/1, “Razumovsky”