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Nov 15, 2022 | Wencke Wallbaum | News 6 audite productions nominated for ICMA 2023

​A total of 6 audite productions have been nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2023, including two new productions with Marc Coppey as well as recordings with the Mandelring Quartet and Sarah O'Brien. Among the historical releases, two productions from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series (Rafael Kubelík / Géza Anda) have been nominated.

We are very happy about the numerous nominations! 

Oct 5, 2022 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Two audite productions on new longlist of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

153 jurors from 32 specialist juries have chosen 223 productions (CDs, DVDs and audiobooks) from new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") 4/2022 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be issued on November 15th.

Among these are also two current audite productions: in the category "Keyboard Instruments II" the production "Liszt - The Friend and Paragon" by organist Anna-Victoria Baltrusch was nominated, and in the category "Historical Recordings" the latest release of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series "Rafael Kubelík conducts Haydn, Schoenberg & Tchaikovsky".


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Apr 25, 2022 | Wencke Wallbaum | News ICMA Award Ceremony & Gala Concert: Boreas Quartett Bremen

On 21 April, this year's ICMAs were awarded in Luxembourg and numerous prize winners were presented in a top-class and the most extensive gala concert ever with the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg (OPL) under the predominant direction of Adam Fischer.

audite was again honoured with an International Classical Music Award (ICMA): The jury's choice in the "Early Music" category fell on the production Basevi Codex - Music at the Court of Margaret of Austria with Dorothee Mields (soprano) and the Boreas Quartett Bremen (recorder consort). The Boreas Quartet, which travelled to the festival without Dorothee Mields, performed alone both at the preceding award ceremony and at the evening gala concert, shining with Thomas Tallis' "In Nomine" and the highly virtuosic "Flashing Flutes" from Piet Swerts' "Three Gadgets".
In addition to the almost 1000 spectators in the Philharmonie's Grand Auditorium, the gala concert could also be followed live by countless people via live stream and on Luxembourg and Romanian radio as well as Deutsche Welle.

Jan 6, 2022 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Two audite productions on new longlist of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

155 jurors from 31 specialist juries have chosen 294 productions (CDs, DVDs and audiobooks) from new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") 1/2022 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be issued on February 15th.

Among these are also two current audite productions: in the category "Chamber Music" the latest release of the Mandelring Quartett "Debussy & Rivier: String Quartets" was nominated, and in the category "Early Music" la festa musicale's recent production "G. J. Werner: Vol. 1, Salve Reginas | Pastorellas".

We are very happy about this appreciation!

Dec 6, 2021 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension | Release | Artists La Clef d'Or

​​Our January release Shostakovich: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 with Marc Coppey and the NOSPR under the baton of Lawrence Foster was awarded as best production of the year in the category "Concertos" with a "La Clef d'Or" by the French online magazine ResMusica.

We are very happy about this appreciation!

Nov 17, 2021 | Wencke Wallbaum | News 9 audite productions nominated für ICMA 2022

A total of 9 audite productions was nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2022. Among them two new productions with la festa musicale, Dorothee Mields and the Boreas Quartett BremenJulia Fritz and ensemble, the Thüringer Bach Collegium, Swiss Piano Trio and Mandelring Quartett. Likewise, Marc Coppey with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (NOSPR) under the baton of Lawrence Foster and in the category of historical releases a production from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series (Karl Böhm / Vienna Philharmonic) were nominated.

We are very happy about these nominations!

Nov 2, 2021 | Wencke Wallbaum | News "Stern des Monats" for Julia Fritz

​​Our July release Notari & Fontana - Early baroque music from the Basilica Palatina Mantova with Julia Fritz and her ensemble was awarded in the current November issue of FONO FORUM with a STERN DES MONATS. Reviewer Matthias Hengelbrock writes: "Fritz does not display virtuosity, but tells stories without words. [...] Recording-wise, too, this production is a delight." 

We are very happy about this appreciation of expert music critics!

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Deutschlandfunk | 11/20/22 BROADCAST

Man kennt ihn, wenn überhaupt, vor allem im Zusammenhang mit Joseph Haydn. Gregor Joseph Werner war Haydns Amtsvorgänger als Kapellmeister der Fürsten Esterházy in Eisenstadt, und das fast vier Jahrzehnte lang. Dass hochwertige geistliche Werke von ihm wieder ins Rampenlicht gestellt werden, das ist dem Alte-Musik-Spezialisten der ersten Generation Lajos

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RBB Kulturradio | 11/17/22 BROADCAST

Als direkter Amtsvorgänger von Joseph Haydn am Hof der Esterhazy in Eisenstadt hat es Gregor Joseph Werner heute schwer, da er sich immer völlig unverschuldet an seinem weltberühmten Nachfolger messen lassen muss. Das Ensemble la festa musicale unter Altmeister Lajos Rovatkay ist zur Ehrenrettung Werners angetreten und hat bereits die zweite

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www.pizzicato.lu | 11/12/22 Das Neurologische in der Musik

Der österreichische Arzt Alfred Huber (*1962), auf Rückenleiden spezialisierter Neurochirurg, ist auch Komponist. Oder ist es andersherum? Für den Arztberuf wendet er mehr Zeit auf, dennoch leiden seine Kompositionen nicht darunter. Vielmehr befruchten seine Erkenntnisse aus der Neurologie seine Musik, da er die Wirkung der Musik auf unser Gehirn

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