Category Archives: Performers

If that’s not reason enough to celebrate: 300 years of WTC I!

2022 seems to be particularly rich in musical anniversaries: Even … Continue reading

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Newly discovered 20th-century classics: Bartók’s six String Quartets in the Complete Edition

The Béla Bartók Complete Critical Edition that since 2017 the … Continue reading

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Schubert’s Wanderer Fantasy and the challenges of an Urtext edition

In the already more than 70 years since the founding … Continue reading

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“My fingering may inspire to play in the right style” – Interview with Pascal Rogé

To celebrate the French pianist Pascal Rogé’s 70th birthday on … Continue reading

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“The Hammerklavier Sonata opened the door for me” – Interview with Ian Fountain on Beethoven’s piano music

Today we’d like to continue our series of musicians’ views … Continue reading

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Part 3: Beethoven from the artist’s perspective

Starting from Beethoven Feature Films (1), then going to Beethoven … Continue reading

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Michael Korstick Interview: Beethoven as the fixed star of my musical universe

From time to time during the Beethoven year the team … Continue reading

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Is that still Urtext? On an often played variant in Sarasate’s “Carmen Fantasy”

To this day, the success of a new stage work … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 6: Interview with Pascal Rogé

In the final part of our little series we want … Continue reading

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A tear for or from Rossini?

November 13 marks the 150th anniversary of Gioacchino Rossini’s death, … Continue reading

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