New DVD: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with Hans-Christoph Rademann and Gaechinger Cantorey

Posted on September 7, 2017

Accentus Music’s new DVD of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion will be available in Germany in the middle of September and at the end of the month in other countries. Hans-Christoph Rademann and the Gaechinger Cantorey performed this monumental work together with one hundred schoolchildren, who, under the direction of Palucca pupil Friederike Rademann, danced and expressed themselves on stage. For more information click here.

  

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.

New DVD/Blu-ray: Beethoven 5 and Triple Concerto with Herbert Blomstedt and Gewandhauorchester

Posted on June 10, 2017

With this release, Accentus Music completes its Beethoven DVD trilogy that started with Beethoven’s Ninth, Sixth and Seventh Symphonies performed by Herbert Blomstedt and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. It also leads the way to the release of all Beethoven Symphonies in this summer, recorded between 2014 and 2017 at the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig and conducted by the maestro, who is celebrating his 90th birthday in July.

For more information click here, you can watch the trailer here.

      

New album – Zhu Xiao-Mei plays Bach’s French Suites

Posted on May 15, 2017

The new recording of the French Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach is the fourth CD release of Zhu Xiao-Mei on the Accentus Music label and will be available on May 19 in Germany and soon in other countries. It will also be available on most digital platforms. For more information about the album please click here.

Zhu Xiao-Mei and Accentus Music plan to continue their collaboration with a recording of Bach’s English Suites by the end of this year.

 

    

Sunwook Kim plays Beethoven – his third solo CD will be available soon

Posted on February 9, 2017

After his first CD featuring Beethoven’s piano sonatas No. 21 (“Waldstein”) and No. 29 (“Hammerklavier”), Sunwook Kim’s third solo CD with Accentus Music presents an impressive interpretation of Ludwig van Beethoven’s three most well-known piano sonatas: “Pathétique” (No. 8), “Moonlight Sonata” (No. 14), and “Appassionata” (No. 23). For more information about Sunwook Kim’s newest CD click here.

The recording will be available on February 17 in Germany an France, on March 3 in the UK, and in the USA on March 17.

   

CD 2: Sunwook Kim plays Franck and Brahms – more information here.

CD 1: Sunwook Kim plays Beethoven Sonatas No. 21 & No. 29 – more information here.

 

Michael Barenboim plays Bach, Bartók and Boulez

Posted on January 10, 2017

Michael Barenboim’s first solo CD, conceived like a solo recital, comprises the works of three composers that have had a profound impact on his musical upbringing. Together the works create an unexpected yet all the more exceptional listening experience: Bach’s Sonata in C major, BWV 1005; Bartók’s Sonata Sz. 117, BB 124; and Boulez’s Anthèmes I & II. For more information click here, you can watch a trailer here.

The CD is now available in the UK and later this January in Germany and on February 3rd in France.