Screening at Lanzarote Visual Music Festival: The Lost Paradise

Posted on July 20, 2017

Our documentary about Arvo Pärt, “The Lost Paradise” (directed by Günter Atteln), will be shown at the Lanzarote Visual Music Festival on October 4 and 12 at 9 p.m. The screening will take place at the Centro de Innovación Cultural El Almacén in Arrecife, Calle José Betancort 33. 

For more information about “The Lost Paradise” visit the website: adamspassion.de

Accentus Music records Gabriela Montero playing her new piano concerto

Accentus Music will be recording Gabriela Montero playing her latest composition – the second piano concerto “Latin Concerto” – together with the pan-American youth orchestra (YOA) under the baton of Carlos Miguel Prieto. The performance will take place on July 21 in one of the most beautiful concert halls in the world: the Teatro del Lago in Frutillar, Chile. Furthermore, Montero is one of the most political musicians of our times – as a native Venezuelan she is no longer performing in her home country for political reasons. With her new concerto, Gabriela Montero extends an invitation to share in her attitude and passion towards her native continent.

  

Accentus Music at Abbey Road Studios – Zhi-Jong Wang and Philharmonia Orchestra play Violin Concertos

Posted on July 14, 2017

This week, Accentus Music recorded Stravinsky and Sibelius Violin Concertos performed by Zhi-Jong Wang, the Philharmonia Orchestra, and conductor Thomas Sanderling at London’s famous Abbey Road Studios. Discovered at a young age by Yehudi Menuhin, Zhi-Jong Wang is considered one of the most promising violinists of her generation. The album will be released on the Accentus label in January 2018.

Here are some impressions of the recording sessions!

  

 

Herbert Blomstedt conducts Beethoven 5 | on MDR

Friday, July 15, 0h35, MDR Fernsehen

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth, the “Symphony of Fate”, is one of the most popular works of classical music. At the beginnig of the year the Gewandhausorchester played the famous symphony in the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig under the baton of Herbert Blomstedt. For more information click here.

Rudolstadt Festival 2017 – Concerts still available online

Posted on July 11, 2017

This year’s concerts from the Rudolstadt Festival, streamed live on Arte Concert by Accentus Music from July 6-9, are still available on the platform. Here are the links to the concerts:

Amy MacDonald (Folk-Pop from Scotland, 30 days available)
Jupiter/Okwess (Afropop/Funk from Congo, 90 days available)

Bears Of Legend (Folk-Pop-Americana from Canada, 90 days available)
Emicida (Hip-Hop from Brazil, 90 days available)

Imarhan (Tuareg Desert-Rock from Algeria, 90 days available)
Toots & The Maytals (Reggae Legends from Jamaica, 90 days available)

Accentus Music at Rudolstadtfestival 2017 – Livestreams on Arte Concert

Posted on July 4, 2017

Starting from Thursday, July 6, until Sunday, July 9, Accentus Music will deliver the live signal of six concerts from the Rudolstadt Festival 2017. The concerts will be available for live and catch up viewing on the Arte Concert platform here.

The program:

Thu, July 6, 21:00 – Amy MacDonald (Folk-Pop from Scotland)
Thu, July 6, 24:00 – Jupiter/Okwess (Afropop/Funk from Congo)

Sat, July 8, 7:30 – Bears Of Legend (Folk-Pop/Americana from Canada)
Sat, July 8, 1:00 – Emicida (Hip-Hop from Brazil)

Sun, July 9, 16:30 – Imarhan (Tuareg Desert-Rock from Algeria)
Sun, July 9, 21:00 – Toots & The Maytals (Reggae Legends from Jamaica)

 

now available: Herbert Blomstedt conducts Beethoven – the complete symphonies in a 5 cd box set

Posted on June 29, 2017

In celebration of Herbert Blomstedt’s 90th Birthday in July 2017, Accentus Music releases a new Beethoven cycle that captures the spirit of the long-standing partnership between the legendary conductor laureate and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. All nine symphonies, released in a box set containing five CDs, are live recordings made at the Leipzig Gewandhaus between May 2014 and March 2017. The box set will be available on June 30 in Germany and soon in other countries. For more information click here.

Amarcord – the book of madrigals | on Arte

Sunday, July 30, 18h25, Arte

The secular repertory of the Renaissance seems made to order for the five singers of amarcord. In the incomparable setting of the Villa Godi in northern Italy, the group recorded some of the best-known and most beautiful madrigals of the 16th century, creating a bridge to the present day. The members of amarcord are accompanied by Hille Perl (viola da gamba) and Lee Santana (theorbo), as well as the virtuoso percussionist Michael Metzler. For more information click here.