“Il faut entendre avec quelle maîtrise d’archet et inventivité sonore le violoniste rend les diaprures quasi immatérielles de Sciarrino”
Blog for strad.com A tendency in the classical music world is to limit oneself to a certain type of repertoire, with the idea being that this is the best way to acquire a deeper understanding of that particular genre, and how it should be played. While the advantages of this approach are apparent, there’s one obvious catch: ignoring other types of repertoire can limit one’s capacity to spot things that should be seen. It’s therefore important to remember that we learn about new music from older works, and – just as importantly – the opposite is true: we learn about … Read More
On the occasion of the centenary of Alberto Ginastera, Michael Barenboim will perform his violin concerto with the Orquesta Nacional and Juanjo Mena in Madrid on the 11th, 12th and 13th of March. Inspired by Paganini, this concerto demands virtuosity of the highest order. More Information: ocne.mcu.es Michael will also play the same concerto again with the Orquesta de Valencia in June.
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