Challenge Records released this video of Camiel playing Gretchen am Spinnrade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKCZcw6KT80&feature=youtu.be
Duo Camiel Boomsma and Marieke Vos (clarnet) played live at the studio of Radio4 programme Podium.
They played a beautiful Busoni together and Camiel played a Mendelssohn solo:
The programme started at 16:00, scroll to 1:20:00 https://www.nporadio4.nl/gids-gemist/2020-05-22
You can hear Camiel’s podcast every week in Lex Bohlmeijer’s programme Passaggio. The last two were about Bruckner and Wagner:
Podcast Wagner Radio4: https://www.nporadio4.nl/fragmenten/audio/385584-brief-aan-wagner-van-camiel-boomsma
Podcast Bruckner Radio4:
Jean Johnson and Steven Osborne were guests at BBC’s In Tune. To hear them scroll to 1:26 in the programme: http://ow.ly/fsqF50zX5lL
Beautiful live recording! You can hear Steven in Ravel’s piano concerto, just before the interview.
We are delighted to welcome Katie Stillman, you can read the announcement on their website: http://villiersquartet.com/2020/06/08/newfirstviolinist/
You can hear Katie play with Tamaki and Carmen in Dvořák ‘s Cavatina from Miniatures Op. 75a: https://youtu.be/8XjI5sApjac
Sarah Kapustin will teach at the Spanish Festival Forum Musikae in Valencia from 15-26 July: https://www.forummusikae.com/forum-musikae-verano/
Utrecht String Quartet CD recording for MDG label (Germany), Clarinet Quintets by Reger and Hindemith
80 Years Birth Anniversary of the Composer Evgeni Zemtsov (father of Mikhail)
CD recording for Toccata Classics https://toccataclassics.com/of the String Quartet and Piazzolla Gran Tango arrangement for Viola and String Quartet
Live Stream performance with Dana Zemtsov in Bethlehemkerk,Amsterdam op 26/6 om 19:00
Werken van Bridge, Ernst, Kugel, Tarrega
10 Years anniversary of the Quartet is celebrated in spite of the corona pandemic! They will perform for this occasion at the Grachtenfestival Amsterdam https://www.grachtenfestival.nl/ at the Vondelkerk at 14:00 and it will be repeated at 16:00. Famous Dutch composer – Leo Samama – has written a piece specially for this occasion. The comission has been sponsored by the Dutch Fund of Arts (Fonds voor Podiumkunsten). He based the composition on two works that were going through his head at that time, An American in Paris and Tristan und Isolde”
The Villiers Quartet embarks on a new chapter for the 2020/21 season. They are having a personnel change.
Quartet founders Tamaki Higashi and Carmen Flores, whom you all know so well from your past relationships with the quartet, are continuing the Villiers forward with exciting and first-class musicians. They are looking forward to this new chapter and cannot wait to reveal the new members, with whom they are working now to prepare the upcoming season. With their new energy and outstanding musicianship, the Villiers Quartet continue their spirited journey of exploring the art of string quartet. Known for their live performances that are intellectually imaginative and deeply emotional, the Villiers also remain strong in their commitment to uncovering and sharing treasures of British repertoire.