The second son of the Thomas cantor was born under a lucky star, but anno 2014 he has to cope with his father’s heavy musical inheritance.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was perhaps the greatest historical performer on and composer for the clavichord. His ‘empfindsame Stil’ (sensitive style) was so eminently suitable for this instrument.
CPE Bach’s ‘Empfindsamer Stil” was well-suited for the keyboard.
Especially for her recording of Tchaikovsky’s Romances Christianne Stotijn acquired the Russian language, with the commitment and sense of perfectionism that are so typical of her.
The deepest suffering often results in the most beautiful works of art … A theory that is certainly applicable to the repertoire for Holy Week.
The Belgian Goeyvaerts String Trio found the Dutch vocal collective Cappella Pratensis willing to work in tandem for a daring musical adventure: the combination of Johannes Ockeghem’s 15th-
Making music is communicating – across languages and cultures. How does that sound? Like the delicious mix of Omar Bashir, for example.
France and the viola da gamba: a win-win combination! Mr.
A contrasting background is essential with a view to doing justice to intense colours: that is the premise of B’Rock’s new combo of baroque and contemporary repertoire.
The collaboration between Oxalys and composer Annelies Van Parys during last year’s concert season was a hit: this was a Pelléas & Mélisande to frame!