By Marianne Schmocker
AccordiNov 07, 2023
Ep6 - The Mendelssohn Siblings on DG Stage Plus: a chat with the Aris Quartet
2 members of the Aris Quartet, one of Germany's foremost string quartets, join host Marianne Schmocker. We hear about the quartet's beginning, their career advancements, and the recording of 2 string quartets by composers Felix Mendelssohn and his sister, Fanny Hansel.
Ep5 - "RealBadNow": A philosophical conversation between composer and musician
Worlds and Cultures apart, Swiss percussionist, Fabian Ziegler, and New Zealand - Greek composer John Psathas discuss the new commission for percussion instrument, called "RealBadNow". How does the friendship between a musician and composer impact the creative process? And how does a percussionist interpret a work which merges live performance with pre-recorded sounds.
Ep4 - Beethoven: The Archduke Piano Trio in History and Present Performance
Musicologist Julius Reder Carlson and Trio con Brio Copenhagen discuss the relevance of Beethoven's masterwork. You will listen to extensive performance samples and discovers the place of this work in the composer's life.
This piece is part of an upcoming concert at Da Camera Society in Los Angeles in 2024: www.dacamerasociety.org
music curtesy of www.orchidclassics.com
Ep3 - Motto: Mankind-Sound-Space-Modern
A talk with four guests about an exciting event that took place at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, Germany. The audience experienced a concert with 6 string performing each a contemporary work. Placed in different spaces at the museum their sound was enhanced by a moving video installation that also included the audience. Eric Dietenmeier from the Museum, Monika Henschel of the Henschel Quartett which performed Kaleidoscope by Steffen Wick and Video Artist Manuela Hartel guide us through their artistic procedure.
Ep2 - Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in the Studio
How does Trio con Brio Copenhagen master the emotional, technical and physical challenges, they faced in the studio setting while recording the second piano trio by Dimitri Shostakovitch, inspired by WWII. The trio members and Bernhard Guettler talk about their experience. CD: https://orchid-music.lnk.to/TCB_Shostakovich
Ep1 - Faure Songs: Frederica von Stade takes the stage with the Faure Quartett
Frederica von Stade and the Faure Quartett share their mutual love for the Faure Songs before performing together at Kohl Mansion, San Francisco.
They will also let the listener know what their biggest challenge is as a performing musician. You may be surprised what both their answers are respectively.
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