Anderszewski, Zimmermann / ZKO — Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-05-29

Concert review, Piotr Anderszewski, Willi Zimmermann / Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO) @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-05-29 — Haydn: Symphony No.86 in D major, Hob.I:86; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.12 in A major, K.414 (385p); Schreker: Intermezzo for string orchestra, op.8; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 in G major, K.453

Kristian Bezuidenhout / ZKO — Zurich, 2018-03-07

Concert review, Kristian Bezuidenhout / Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO) @ Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2018-03-07 — J.C. Bach: Symphony in G major, op.3/6 — C.P.E. Bach: Concerto in C major for Fortepiano and Strings Wq.20; Symphony in F major, Wq.183/3 — Mozart: Piano Concerto No.9 in E♭ major, K.271, “Jenamy” (“Jeunehomme”)

Hope / ZKO: Mendelssohn, Bach, Weinberg, Beethoven — Zurich, 2016-09-27

Concert review, Season’s Opening with Daniel Hope & the Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO) — Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Octet in E♭ major, op.20; Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041; Mieczysław Weinberg: Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra, op.42; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D major, op.36

Maurice Steger / ZKO — Zurich, 2014-10-28

Some media are proclaiming Maurice Steger the “world champion of the recorder”. I think this is a rather odd statement, as musical interpretation can’t be measured, remains subjective, both on the side of the artist, as well as in the listener’s perception and receptivity; however, it is certainly legitimate to state that Maurice Steger’s recorder playing is in the world’s very top league…