Auteur: mary kaptein

New CD Mikhail Zemtsov with Utrecht String Quartet

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

10th anniversary Zemtsov Viola Quartet

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”

Metamorphoses UK tour February 2020

Today Metamorphoses start their UK tour in Ilkley. Pianist Ilona Timchenko is at home with a new baby on the way. We are grateful that Elena Fischer-Dieskau could take over from Ilona.
UK Tour dates are:
12-2-2020 Ilkley
13-2-2020 Morpeth
14-2-2020 Matlock
16-2-2020 Spalding
17-2-2020 Bury St Edmonds
19-2-2020 Preston

Release new album Camiel Boomsma The Innermost Side: Unfold

This week saw the release of a new stunningly beautiful album by Camiel Boomsma.
Two small portraits on classical radio4 Netherlands:
https://www.nporadio4.nl/fragmenten/audio/363371-hollandsche-nieuwe-gretchen-am-spinnrade-van-schubert-door-camiel-boomsma?programme=2445
https://www.nporadio4.nl/fragmenten/audio/363501-hollandsche-nieuwe-schubert-impromptu-door-camiel-boomsma

On the 16th September 2019 Jean will record an album as guest principal clarinettist with the RSNO

Concerts Jean Johnson

Upcoming concerts for Jean Johnson are:
22-9-2019 Lammermuire Festival (Messian Quartet)
28-9-2019 Linlithgow Arts Guild (with Steven Osborne)
12-10-2019 Balerno Music Festival Gala Concert
13-10-2019 Haddington, recital with Steven Osborne.