Premi Abbiati 2017:
Our congrats to Alexander Lonquich for winning the Premio Franco Abbiati della critica musicale italiana in the category best soloist.
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Liv Migdal's new CD
Violinist Liv Migdal's new CD with the Deutsche Kammerorchester Berlin was released last Friday. You can listen to some parts of the "8 seasons" by Piazzolla and Vivaldi here.
INGRID MARSONER - PIANO
We are proud to announce our new collaboration with pianist Ingrid Marsoner, who is highly praised by the press: "Crystal cleary articulating, strikingly brillant and present, distinctive, devoted and whimsical performance. It sparkles and shines incessantly." (Klassik Heute).
Piano duo Soós-Haag at Lucerne Festival
On Sunday, November 22nd 2015, the piano duo Soós-Haag will be guest at the Lucerne Festival's "Tastentag". On the program: Olivier Messiaen's Visions de l’Amen for two pianos.
Liv Migdal at the celebration of The Day of German Unity
On Oct. 3rd, violinist Liv Migdal has the honour to play at the celebration of the Day of German Unity, together with the Junge Deutschen Philharmonie in front of the Berlin Reichstag.
This highlight will also be broadcasted live at ZDF.
The Wave Quartet
With pleasure we may announce the representation of the Wave Quartet (Marimba) since August 1st. We are looking forward to an exciting collaboration!
Claire Huangci's new CD
After her successful debut album in 2013, Claire Huangcis second CD was released last week - a double CD with sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti.
Jasmine Choi among the Top 10 flutists worldwide
Sinfinimusic of the UK has selected Jasmine Choi as being one of the ten greatest flutists ever. She joins a list which includes James Galway, Emanuel Pahud, Julius Baker, Jean Baxstresser and others.
With the beginning of 2015, we may proudly announce our collaboration with violinist Alissa Margulis. The Guardian describes Margulis’ playing as „exceptional“, Ivry Gitlis praises it as “a revelation” and Martha Argerich calls her a “strong musical personality”. We are looking forward to some exciting projects!
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Lockenhaus on Tour 2014
The Lockenhaus on Tour 2014 is over. Nicolas Altstaedt, Ilya Gringolts, Benjamin Schmid and Aleksandar Madzar toured all over Europe to present pieces by Beethoven, Kodály and Korngold. There have been two wonderful critics (in German), which you can view here:
NEW CD BY ESTHER HOPPE
Last week, Esther Hoppe's new CD with works for violin and piano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Igor Stravinsky (recorded with pianist Alasdair Beatson), has been released by Claves records.
Feel free to order or listen to some audio samples here.
ALTSTAEDT: Artistic Director of the A.-H. Haydn Philharmonic
From the season 15/16, Nicolas Altstaedt will be the new artistic director of the Austrian Hungarian Haydn Philharmonic:
London Haydn Quartet
With pleasure we announce our new cooperation with the London Haydn Quartet from the UK. Welcome to Cadenza Concert, we are looking forward to some exciting projects!
An overwhelming review was published by "Hamburger Abendblatt" about Carolin Widmann, Nicolas Altstaedt and Alexander Lonquich:
On July 3rd 2014, this year's Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus started. The Austrian TV reports about the opening concert and the artistic director Nicolas Altstaedt: Opening Lockenhaus, ORF 2
1. Prize for Kelemen Quartet
Congratulations to the Kelemen Quartet, who won the First Prize of the 10th INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET COMPETITION Premio Paolo Borciani!
You can watch the final round and the inauguration here:
Cadenza Concert proudly welcomes Jasmine Choi
We are happy to announce our new collaboration for Europe!
Praised by the Korea Times as “The goddess of flute”, Jasmine Choi is one of the most celebrated flutists of our generation. She has been critically acclaimed on international stages for her rich tone, technical brilliance, superb musicianship, and charismatic stage presence since an early age.
Find more about Jasmine here or on HELLO STAGE!
Claire Huangci in Bregenz
Piano Duo Soós & Haag
Gefaltet in Lille
From Wednesday till Friday, Sasha Waltz & Guests will be performing their piece "Gefaltet" at Opéra de Lille. Among others, Alexander Lonquich & Nicolas Altstaedt will be responsible for the music part. More info to be found here.
Nicolas Altstaedt/Czech Philharmonic
On April 2nd, 3rd and 4th, Nicolas Altstaedt will play 3 concerts together with the Czech Philharmonic and Mo. Inbal at Rudolfinum Prague. Programm: Schumann's cello concert. More info to be found here!
"Lange Nacht der Romantik"
Alexander Lonquich & Camerata Salzburg
OCM & Alexander Lonquich
On Sunday, February 2nd Alexander Lonquich will play pieces of Schubert and Shostakovich together with the Orchestra da Camera die Mantova at Concertgebouw Amsterdam. More info to find here.
Review - Wiener Konzerthaus
For his concert on Wednesday, 22nd of January at the Wiener Konzerthaus, cellist Nicolas Altstaedt received an outstanding review by the "Wiener Zeitung".
Wiener Symphoniker & Nicolas Altstaedt
Mo. Vassily Sinaisky will stand in for Mo. Neeme Järvi, who had to cancel the concerts due to health reasons. For more info click here.
Our agency Cadenza Concert will take part at the Congress of the ISPA | International Society for the Performing Arts in New York from January 14th till 16th.
Looking forward to meeting many new faces from the music world!
New SAOS Homepage
The Salzburg Orchestra Soloists' (SAOS) new website is now online: www.saos.at!
"Like a bathtub full of Pommery"
Last Monday Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich and Cristina Barbuti performed at the Pianosalon Christophori in Berlin, where a stunning review was published:
COOPERATION WITH ESTHER HOPPE
With great pleasure we announce our collaboration with violinist Esther Hoppe, who has been praised for „her richly colored and touching playing, always in good taste“.
Marie-Christine Klettner in Solothurn
After her debut with the "Stadtorchester Solothurn", the young violinist Marie-Christine Klettner received an outstanding review, which is available for download here: Solothurn 2013
Betulia Liberata in Málaga
On November 1st and 2nd 2013 Mozart's Bethulia Liberata was performed at the Teatro Cervantes in Malaga. It was a great honor for the whole production team to bring the brilliant work of the 15-year-old Mozart - in the staging of Donaufestwochen Grein 2012 - to the stage.
The Gstaad Festival Orchestra in Vienna
On October 8th 2013 the Gstaad Festival Orchestra - under the baton of Kristjan Järvi - performed in the Big Hall of the Vienna Konzerthaus. The Austrian premiere of Fazil Say's work "Water", in which the composer himself appeared as soloist, was also received with enthusiasm.
Lockenhaus on Tour 2013
After last year's successful debut of the "Lockenhaus on Tour", the project was realized for the second time in mid October. With concerts in Elmau, Hombroich, Utrecht, Salzburg and Vienna, the artists - who were chosen by Nicolas Altstaedt, the artistic director of the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival - enjoyed great appreciation.