Piano Recital Konstantin Scherbakov — Zurich, 2024-05-17

Concert review, ★★★★★, Piano Recital Konstantin Scherbakov @ Zurich University, Zurich, 2024-05-17 (Musik an ETHZ und UZH) — Mozart: Piano Sonata No.14 in C minor, K.457 — Fantasia in C minor for Piano, K.475 — Piano Sonata No.11 in A major, K.331, “Alla turca”; Liszt: Fantasy on Themes from Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Don Giovanni”, S.697 — Grande fantaisie “Réminiscences de Don Juan”, S.418
Blog post #667 — #rolfsmblog •

Piano Recital Ivan Bašić — Zurich, 2024-05-11

Concert review, ★★★★, Piano Recital Ivan Bašić @ Aula, Alte Kantonsschule, Zurich, 2024-05-11 (Musik an ETHZ und UZH) — Bach: Toccata No.5 BWV 914; Haydn: Piano Sonata No.49 in C♯ minor, Hob.XVI/36; Ravel: Menuet sur le nom de Haydn, M.58 — Jeux d’eau, M.30; Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage, 3me Année: No.4, Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este, S.163/4 — Bagatelle sans tonalité, S.216a — Transcription of Wagner’s Overture to “Tannhäuser”, S.442
Blog post #665 — #rolfsmblog •

Piano Recital Jaeden Izik-Dzurko — Zurich, 2024-04-11

Concert review, ★★★★½, Piano Recital Jaeden Izik-Dzurko @ Zurich University, Zurich, 2024-04-11 (Musik an ETHZ und UZH) — Liszt / Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 / S.462/1; Liszt: Sonata in B minor, S.178; Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No.1 in D minor, op.28
Blog post #664 — #rolfsmblog •

CD — Biber: Violin Sonatas 1681 — Lina Tur Bonet

CD Review — Lina Tur Bonet / Musica Alchemica performing violin sonatas by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644 – 1704): sonatas I, III, V, VI from Sonatae Violino solo 1681, Sonata V, VII from Harmonia artificio-ariosa (1696). In comparison, a (partly) complementary recording by John Holloway (sonatas III, IV, VI, VII from Sonatae Violino solo 1681, unpublished sonatas Nos.81 & 84
Blog post #660 — #rolfsmblog •

Piano Recital Aleksandr Kliuchko — Zurich, 2023-10-11

Concert review, ★★★★★, Aleksandr Kliuchko @ Aula der Universität, Zurich, 2023-10-11 (Musik an der ETH und UZH) — Liszt: Études d’exécution transcendante, S.139 (1 – 5, 8, 11, 12); Rachmaninoff: Morceaux de fantaisie, op.3; Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No.2 in B♭ minor, op.36; encores by Tchaikovsky (Nocturne) and Feinberg/Tchaikovsky
Blog post #653 — #rolfsmblog •

Bach: The Sonatas for Harpsichord and Viola da gamba, BWV 1027 – 1029

Media Review — J.S. Bach: The Sonatas for Viola da gamba, BWV 1027 – 1029: Jordi Savall / Ton Koopman (1977), Anner Bylsma / Bob van Asperen (1990); Lucile Boulanger / Arnaud De Pasquale (2011); includes “collateral” reviews of works included with the aforementioned CDs, such as J.C.F. Bach’s Sonata in A major, J.S. Bach’s violin sonata BWV 1023, and the Toccata No.2 in C minor, BWV 911
Blog post #650 — #rolfsmblog •