Ysaÿe: 6 Solo Sonatas op.27 (Diary 2017-12-29)

A short review with a brief comparison of several recordings of the six Sonatas for Solo Violin, op.27 by Eugène Ysaÿe (1858 – 1931), featuring recordings by Oscar Shumsky (1982), Frank Peter Zimmerman (1994), Thomas Zehetmair (2002), and Kristóf Baráti (2013), and a brief outlook to further recordings.

Pahud, Zimmermann, ZKO — Zurich, 2017-05-21

Concert Review, Emmanuel Pahud, Willi Zimmermann / Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO) @ Schauspielhaus Pfauen, Zurich, 2017-05-21 — Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831): Symphony in D, Flute Concerto in C — W.A. Mozart (1756-1791): Andante in C for Flute, K.315; Symphony No.28 in C, K.200

Say, Boldoczki, ZKO: Shostakovich, Beethoven — Zurich, 2016-06-21

Zurich, Tonhalle, 2016-06-21: Fazıl Say, Gábor Boldoczki, Willi Zimmermann / Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO) — Handel: Suite in D, HWV 341; Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No.1 C minor, op.35; Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 in F minor, op.95 (arr. Gustav Mahler)