Duo Recital Yaara Tal & Andreas Groethuysen @ Druckerei Baden/CH, 2017-02-25: Saint-Saëns, Variations on a Theme by Beethoven, op.35; Debussy: La mer; Th. Ysaÿe: Variations on an original theme, op.10; Debussy: Prélude à l’après midi d’un faune; R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op.28
Concert review — Xmas Concert, Münster Basel, 2016-12-17: Annedore Neufeld, Basler Münsterkantorei, Basel Sinfonietta — Arthur Honegger: Une cantate de Noël, H.212; Charles Koechlin: Vers la voûte étoilée, op.129; Camille Saint-Saëns: Oratorio de Noël, op.12
Duo recital in Schönenwerd / SO, Switzerland, on 2016-09-25: Christoph Croisé and Oxana Shevchenko — Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Cello & Piano No.1 in E minor, op.38; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso, op.62; Igor Stravinsky: Suite Italienne for Cello & Piano; Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise brillante in C major, op.3
Andrew Tyson (winner, Concours Géza Anda 2015), Piano recital at ETH Zurich, 2016-02-09 — Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas K.9, K.322, and K.96; Maurice Ravel: Miroirs; Isaac Albeniz: Iberia, 1st book; Franz Liszt: Rhapsodie espagnole , S.254
Review of a concert at the Zurich Tonhalle, on 2015-04-21, with Julia Fischer, Oliver Schnyder, and the Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields, featuring Joseph Haydn’s Violin Concerto in G, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Double Concerto for Violin and Piano in d, and Arnold Schönberg’s “Verklärte Nacht” (Transfigured Night) op.4 — a very enjoyable concert experience, indeed!
(…) stunned by Han-Na Chang’s performance of the Haydn C major concerto (…). That performance dates back some 7 years (2005) — but she had recorded both Haydn concertos already back in 1998, when she was 16; in that YouTube performance, it was amazing to see not only her enormous technical skills, but also her freedom of expression, and how much she has detached herself from technicalities, how much she is totally relaxed and appears to enjoy her own playing while visually communicating with the orchestra…