Paganini's first Caprice could well have been the backdrop to the cosmogonic collision of primeval contradictions. This piece is the troubling evidence that there is order, life and love in the dark nonsense of the indicible. And Itzhak Perlman is the daimon hammering it all together. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCePRgqO-HI&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Saptamana trecuta, situl revistei Gramophone anunta premierea ansamblului român de coarde "Arcadia Quartet" din Cluj-Napoca la concursul international de la Wigmore Hall, Londra. Nu am auzit niciodata de ei, dar felicitari, un moment de a se simti din nou mandru de muzicienii nostri români:[Gramophone] "The Arcadia Quartet, four string players from Romania who studied in... Continue Reading →
Guten Abend, gute Nacht, mit Rosen bedacht, mit Näglein besteckt, schlupf′ unter die Deck! Morgen früh, wenns Gott will, wirst du wieder geweckt. Good evening, good night, With roses adorned, With carnations covered, Slip under the covers. Tomorrow morning, if God wants so, you will wake once again.
from gramophone.co.uk Fri 10th December 2010 Tuning, sight-reading, tone and knowledge - the secrets of a glorious tradition Eric Whitacre recording his recent Decca disc in London (photo: Alex MacNaughton) Gramophone's January issue asked an international jury to name the world's leading choirs, and then invited American composer Eric Whitacre to reflect on why the... Continue Reading →