Accentus Music at IMZ Avant Première in Berlin with special guest Barbara Hannigan

Posted on February 14, 2018

From 17 to 21 February Accentus Music will be present at the IMZ Avant Première Music and Media Market in Berlin.
This year, Accentus Music – together with the Gothenburg Symphony and Barbara Hannigan, who will also be present – will be hosting a special presentation on Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm of the new documentary film project Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks. The film follows Hannigan as she prepares herself for her first opera production as a conductor of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress and recruits the cast of singers through a personal selection process. This opera production is the start of her new project Equilibrium.
Visitors to Avant Première will be able to find Accentus Music in the booth area. The screening of the trailer will be held on Tuesday between 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.


Michael Barenboim performs Paganini on ZDF-Morgenmagazin

Posted on January 31, 2018

At the beginning of the week, violinist Michael Barenboim was a guest on “ZDF-Morgenmagazin”. After a short interview conducted by Dunja Hayali, he performed Paganini’s “Caprice No. 9” (click here, to watch his performance). This piece is also part of Michael’s recently released second solo CD with Accentus Music. For more information about his new album, click here.

Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XXI and La Capella Reial de Catalunya at the Pierre Boulez Hall

Posted on December 12, 2017

Jordi Savall and his ensembles Hespèrion XXI and La Capella Reial de Catalunya have performed their program “Jerusalem” in Berlin’s new Pierre Boulez Hall. Together with musicians from across the Levant and beyond, they explored the history of Jerusalem based on Jewish, Christian and Arabic music. The concert can be viewed online on Arte Concert until March 5th.


Mahler 8 DVD wins Clef d’or award

Posted on December 12, 2017

Accentus Music has received the Clef d’Or 2017 in the DVD category by French music magazine ResMusica for the DVD with Mahler’s Eighth from last year’s Lucerne Festival. For more information about the jury’s decision, click here, and for more information about the DVD, click here.


ICMA 2018 – 8 productions of Accentus Music are nominated

Posted on November 21, 2017

The jury of 17 media out of 14 countries nominated three CDs of Accentus Music, the Beethoven CD box set as well as four DVDs for the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) 2018. The final result will be annouced on January 18th. For more information, click here.




J.S. Bach – The French Suites – Zhu Xiao-Mei (click here)
Sunwook Kim – Beethoven Piano Sonatas 8, 14, 23 (click here)
Bach: Solo Cantatas and Sinfonias – Michael Volle, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (click here)

CD box set

Blomstedt conducts Beethoven – The Complete Symphonies in a CD box set (click here)



Verdi: Messa da Requiem – a choreography by Christian Spuck – Opernhaus Zürich (click here)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 ǀ Triple Concerto – Gewandhausorchester, Blomstedt  (click here)
Mahler 8 – Riccardo Chailly, Lucerne Festival Orchestra (click here)
St. Matthew Passion – Gaechinger Cantorey, Hans-Christoph Rademann (click here)

Zhu Xiao-Mei performs Bach’s French Suites – CD received the Supersonic-award

Posted on November 21, 2017

“Nothing happens at random during her performance, and yet the formal and structural parameters in which the ‘French Suites’ evolve do not constrain the interpreter. Through her subtle sense for the most delicate turns in this music, a completely free interplay of emotional intimacy and simplicity develops. Zhu Xiao-Mei is not an outstanding artist – she is a great musician.”   

Guy Engels, Pizzicato              (click here to read the full article)



New documentary about Gidon Kremer – filming completed

Posted on November 14, 2017

Gidon Kremer is one of the most exciting artists of our time: the portrait “Bounding bridges and overcoming boundaries” will recall the stages of an unprecedented artistic career and will also focus on Kremer’s current work. This week we completed the filming in Moscow, accompanying Gidon Kremer during his week of rehearsals and concerts with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski and retracing his Moscow memories – here are a few impressions!

To see photos of the filming in Kronberg/Berlin, click here.
To see photos of the filming in Tokyo, click here.
To see photos of the filming in Paris, click here.





New documentary “Broken Music” – a second look

Posted on November 8, 2017

The filming for our new documentary „Broken Music“ (WT), directed by Marita Stocker, about the Zakaria Paliashvili Central Music School continues in Tbilisi, Georgia. There was hardly a great Georgian musician who didn’t break into the world of music via the eye of the needle of the Paliashvili. But the glorious history of the school is faced with extinction: the building itself is in danger of falling apart and the current teachers are over 80 years old. Here are some impressions (to see more photos, click here):




Photo credit: Tamuna Karumidze

Looking for interns!

Posted on October 19, 2017

If you are interested in working with and for us for a while, let us know. All the details can be found in the this (German) document.

Looking forward to your application!