Marc Bouchkov, Claire Huangci — Basel, 2021-03-31

Marc Bouchkov, Claire Huangci (Orpheum Foundation — recording session) @ Paul Sacher Saal, Don Bosco, Basel, 2021-03-29 — Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Violin Sonata No.2 in F minor, op.4, MWV Q12 (1823) & Violin Sonata No.3 in F major, MWV Q26 (1838)
Blog post #573 — #rolfsmblog •

Marco Rapetti — Anatoly Lyadov: Complete Piano Works (Diary 2021-03-02)

Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov (1855 – 1914): Complete piano works, including works for piano 4-hands, and for 2 pianos 8-hands, performed by Marco Rapetti, Akanè Makita, Giampaolo Nuti, and Daniela de Santis (5 CDs, 2010); includes a short look at an alternative recording (2012 / 2016) by Olga Solovieva

Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues op.87

Dmitri Shostakovich, Preludes & Fugues op.87: comparison, recordings by Tatiana Nikolayeva (1962), Boris Petrushansky (1992/92), Vladimir Ashkenazy (1998), Konstantin Scherbakov (1999), and Alexander Melnikov (2009)

Hodges, Volkov / Basel Sinfonietta — Don Bosco, Basel, 2021-01-24

Concert review, ★★★½, Nicolas Hodges, Ilan Volkov / Basel Sinfonietta @ Paul Sacher Saal, Don Bosco, Basel, 2021-01-24 (ghost concert) — Tania Léon (*1943): “Ácana” for Chamber Orchestra (2008); Linda Catlin Smith (*1957): “Memory Forms” for Orchestra (1995); Christian G. Wolff (*1934): “Mountain Messengers” for Piano and Orchestra (2021)
Blog post #564 — #rolfsmblog •

Els Biesemans, Capriccio Barockorchester — Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2020-10-18

Concert review, ★★★★, Els Biesemans, Dominik Kiefer, Capriccio Barockorchester @ Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2020-10-18 — Haydn: Overture to “Acide e Galatea”; C.P.E. Bach: Piano Concerto in E minor, Wq.15 / H.418; Zelenka: Capriccio in D major, ZWV 182; Mozart: Piano Concerto in E♭ major, K.271
Blog post #559 — #rolfsmblog •