28 February 2024
Frank Peter Zimmermann plays Stravinsky, Martinů and Bartók

BIS Records recently released Frank Peter Zimmermann’s latest CD recording. Together with the Bamberger Symphoniker conducted by Jakub Hrůša he plays Stravinsky’s violin concerto, the first and second Rhapsodies by Bartók, as well as the rarely performed Suite concertante by Martinů. The Strad magazine hails it as “an outstanding album, successful in every regard.” https://bisrecords.lnk.to/2657

28 November 2023
New CD: Frank Peter Zimmermann – J.S. Bach Sonatas And Partitas, Vol. 2

Frank Peter Zimmermann waited until the fourth decade of his career to take on Bach’s six sonatas and partitas for solo violin. The first disc (BIS-2577) dedicated to this absolute pinnacle in the repertoire for the instrument was released in February 2022 to great critical acclaim. Now comes the much-awaited conclusion to this collection. Zimmermann […]

7 September 2023
New CD: Josef Špaček plays Martinů

On 8 September Supraphon released Josef Špaček’s new recording of works by Bohuslav Martinů. The recording includes three pieces for violin and piano, displaying various styles and influences the composer embraced. In the rarely performed Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra Josef Špaček and pianist Miroslav Sekera are accompanied by the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, […]

28 February 2024
Trio Zimbalist – Gramophone Editor’s Choice: March 2024

A great review – and Editor’s Choice March 2024 – in the Gramophone magazine for the debut CD of the Trio Zimbalist, released on the Curtis Institute label. The trio, with violinist Josef Špaček, cellist Timotheos Gavriilidis-Petrin and pianist George Xiaoyuan Fu play piano trios by Auerbach, Dvořák and Weinberg. ” …an astonishingly accomplished debut.” […]