BIS Records At 40 – A Brief Conversation With Robert Von Bahr

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BIS Records At 40 – A Brief Conversation With Robert Von Bahr

  • 31/12/2013
BIS Records At 40 – A Brief Conversation With Robert Von Bahr

Robert von Bahr
Photo: ICMA / Bjoern Woll

BIS records was founded in 1973 and is one of the most respected boutique classical music labels in the world. Known for its commitment to high quality sound and deep explorations of composers such as Sibelius and Bach, BIS records celebrates its 40th birthday in 2013. In this conversation published by ResMusica, the founder of BIS records, Robert von Bahr, reflects briefly on the industry and his many accomplishments. Read More →

Alessandro Mazzamuto: Without emotion, music ceases to exist

  • 27/05/2013

Interview by Stephen Hastings (Musica)

Alessandro Mazzamuto is ICMA’s Young Artist of the Year 2013  in the instrumental category. He was born in Catania in 1988 and graduated from the Music Institute Vincenzo Bellini in Catania, under the guidance of  Epifanio Comis, with honors and honorable mention. Finalist at the 58th edition of the prestigious Busoni Competition in Bolzano (2011), he was awarded the special prize Gianandrea Lodovici which consists in the production of a CD for the German label Arts. Read More →

Aldo Ciccolini: « And then there is this endless passion for music… »

  • 02/05/2013
Aldo Ciccolini: « And then there is this endless passion for music… »

Photo: Nora Roitberg

The ICMA jury gave the Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 to Aldo Ciccolini. The Jury says: « A pianistic legend in his own lifetime, Aldo Ciccolini has been performing all over the world for more than seventy years now. His numerous recordings, some of which offer a generous overview of a composer’s works, have gained ever-increasing critical recognition with the passing decades. At a very advanced age he continues to share his passion for music with audiences and his profound knowledge of the repertoire with his pupils. ICMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 honors a great musician and an extraordinary personality. » And here is the interview made by Jury member Stephen Hastings right before the Award Ceremony at the Auditorium in Milan, 18 Mar Read More →

Dmitrij Kitajenko: « Continuously dig deeper in the music »

  • 12/04/2013
Dmitrij Kitajenko: « Continuously dig deeper in the music »

Photo: ICMA-Bjoern Woll

For his recording of Stravinsky’s ‘The Firebird (in the Melodiya box Les Ballets Russes) Dmitrij Kitajenko won the ICMA prize in the category ‘Historical Recording’. Backstage, Radio Orpheus’ Roman Berchenko made the following interview with Maestro Kitajenko. Read More →

Audite – Label of the year 2013

  • 12/04/2013

Audite, ‘Label of the year 2013’ at the International Classical Music Awards, has been established 40 years ago in Germany and has developed since as a major classical label in Europe. In this interview made by ResMusica, Ludger Böckenhoff, General Manager of Audite, tells more about its history and its projects. Read More →

John Axelrod: « Le concert, un service public! »

  • 22/03/2013
John Axelrod: « Le concert, un service public! »

John Axelrod

Le chef américain John Axelrod, un des musiciens les plus charismatiques de notre époque, a dirigé  le Concert de Gala des ‘International Classical Music Awards’ (ICMA) à Milan. Après un concert dans le cadre des MCA à Cannes  et le concert des ICMA à Nantes, en 2012, John Axelrod répondit pour la troisième fois ‘présent’ pour le concert des lauréats. Voici une interview publiée par la revue luxembourgeoise Pizzicato. Read More →

Carolin Widmann: Kreativ und eigensinng

  • 26/02/2013
Carolin Widmann: Kreativ und eigensinng

Carolin Widmann
Photo: Marco Borggreve

Erfolgreich mit Neuer Musik? Wie das geht, zeigt seit einigen Jahren die Geigerin Carolin Widmann – mit leidenschaftlich und intelligent zusammengestellten Programmen, in denen sich Alt und Neu begegnen. Sie ist ‘Artist of the Year’ der ICMA. Lesen Sie in PDF-Form ein Interiew mit ihr aus Fono Forum (Jurymitglied der ICMA). Norbert Hornig traf die Künstlerin vor einem Konzert in Frankfurt zum Gespräch über Musik, Karriere und Motive.
PDF Interview Fono Forum Widmann

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