Daniel Hope invited Adrien La Marca to his Arte program Hope@home last December. Together with the German-Greek pianist Danae Dörken, he performed not only Beethoven and Prokofiev, but also Charles Aznavour's La Bohème as an encore - a musical encounter that laid the foundation for the joint CD project.more
“After a very difficult year, I wanted to offer the listeners an album full of positivity, lightness and beauty in a desire to return to a serene life“, violist Adrien La Marca explains about his new duo album Chanson Bohème.
"Drastic and clear" - "strong and accurate": Johannes Klumpp received enthusiastic reviews for his conducting of the two opera premieres From a House of the Dead and The Makropulos Affair on April 30 at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden. The Janáček double bill was performed again in May; individually, the operas will be shown until July.
Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen was premiered in Frankfurt in January 2023 and received enthusiastic reviews. Before the world premiere, we spoke to the composer about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern, which played under Michael Wendeberg.