Screening of our new St. Matthew Passion production at Musikfest Stuttgart on August 28th

Posted on August 17, 2017

During the Musikfest Stuttgart, on August 28th at 7 p.m., the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart will be screening our new production: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion performed by Gaechinger Cantorey and Hans-Christoph Rademann. The concert was filmed at the beginning of this year and will be officially released this September on DVD. For more information about the screening click here, for more information about the new DVD click here

 

  

Lucerne Festival 2017: Broadcasts of the concert with the Festival orchestra and Riccardo Chailly on August 18th

Posted on August 8, 2017

The Lucerne Festival Orchestra and its music director Riccardo Chailly will be performing parts of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream as well as Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony on Friday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m. The concert in the KKL Lucerne will be streamed simultaneously on Arte Concert. On the same day, SRF 1 will be broadcasting the concert at 10:25 p.m. Later in August, on the 27th at 6:20 p.m., Arte is presenting the performance of the Manfred Symphony.

Open-Air transmission of the Lucerne Festival’s opening concert on August 11th

Posted on August 8, 2017

Accentus Music is delivering the live video stream of the Lucerne Festival’s opening concert on Friday, August 11th, at 6:30 p.m. The ceremonial act which is going to take place in the KKL Lucerne will be streamed simultaneously open-air at Lucerne’s Inseli Park as well as on Facebook Live. The Lucerne Festival Orchestra and its music director Riccardo Chailly will be performing three symphonic poems by Richard Strauss: Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Death and Transfiguration as well as Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks.

Gramophone Awards 2017 – Wozzeck-DVD is on the shortlist

Posted on August 2, 2017

After receiving the International Classical Music Award and the BBC Music Magazine Award (DVD Jury-Award) in 2017, Accentus Music’s “Wozzeck”-DVD has been shortlisted for this year’s Gramophone Award (Opera). The winners of each recording category will be announced on September 1st. You can read the full review of “Wozzeck” in Gramophone Magazine here. For more information about the DVD itself click here.

 
  

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 –  her Piano Concerto No.1, the “Latin Concerto” – together with the pan-American YOA Orchestra of the Americas 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. As an Honorary Consul of Amnesty International, Montero is one of the most outspoken musicians on matters of human rights, particularly on the well-documented abuses of power by the Venezuelan regime. With her 1st piano concerto, Gabriela Montero extends an invitation to share in a multi-layered and passionate expression of her beloved, 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!

  

 

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)