Our Journal

01 Feb :
HÉLÈNE WITH THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

In May this year, Hélène will return to Philadelphia where she performs Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 and Brahms Piano Concerto No.1 with the Philadelphia orchestra and Yannick Nezet-Seguin, at Verizon Hall. The orchestra and Hélène will then embark on a European tour performing Brahms Piano Concerto No.1 in Brussels, Luxembourg, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Vienna and Haifa. Hélène and Yannick have performed together all over…

30 Jan :
“CLARITY, VISION AND PRECISION”

What a week! When Teodor Currentzis and Hélène Grimaud came together to perform with the Zurich Philharmonia… “Conductor Teodor Currentzis and pianist Hélène Grimaud joined the orchestra for Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Just as the composition combines a structural and gestural nod to classicism with the harmonic language and passions of jazz, Grimaud married incredible precision and…

29 Jan :
WELL RECEIVED IN GERMANY

Last week, Filippo Gorini appeared in recital at the Kleiner NDR-Sendesaal in Hannover and the Robert-Schumann-Saal in Dusseldorf, performing a programme of Schumann Geistervariationen, Brahms Fantasien op. 116 and Beethoven Hammerklavier Sonate op. 106. Tonight he makes his debut at the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg. “In spite of his young age one can certify his artistic maturity. He played Schumann’s ‘Geistervariationen’ with inner peace. In contrast, the…

26 Jan :
MORE COMING UP FOR TOMÁŠ AND WNO!

On Sunday, Tomáš returned to Cardiff to conduct the orchestra of the Welsh National Opera in a programme of Beethoven Egmont Overture, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto (with Henning Kraggerud) and Dvorak Symphony No.9 ‘New World’. More concert performances this year from Tomáš and WNO include a joint concert later this month with BBC National Orchestra of Wales, as part of the Association of British Orchestras…

23 Jan :
HÉLÈNE AND TEODOR JOIN FORCES IN ZURICH

This week marks the unmissable meeting of Hélène Grimaud and Teodor Currentzis, with the Zurich Philharmonia. Rehearsals are now underway for performances of Ravel Piano Concerto in G, and Stravinsky Firebird, later this week in Zurich and Vienna. 25th January Opernhaus, Zurich 26th January Konzerthaus, Vienna