Fabian Ziegler, Raphael Christen — Der MaiHof, Lucerne, 2019-12-01

Concert review, ★★★★, Fabian Ziegler, Raphael Christen @ Der Maihof, Lucerne, 2019-12-01 — Avner Dorman (*1975): Udacrep Akubrad; Alejandro Viñao (*1951): Dance Groove Drifting; Steve Reich (*1936): Piano Phase; Emmanuel Séjourné (*1961): Departures
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Organ Fascination

(…) once my record collection started featuring organ recordings — though organ recordings took a rather slow and non-systematic start. At least, the beginning was OK — for that time (1970), at least: a box with all of Handel’s organ concertos, played by the Collegium aureum and Rudolf Ewerhart on magnificent organs such as the famous Gabler organ in Weingarten, or the Riepp organs in Ottobeuren…

Music Dreams

(…) throughout high school I was (day)dreaming about what I wanted / liked / wished to make out of music in my life: I had the idea of becoming a conductor! I mostly kept that for myself, certainly did not mention it to schoolmates — but I have once mentioned it to my violin teacher at high school. He told me to …