Tabea Zimmermann's recording of Enno Poppe's viola concerto was hailed by the jury for its "sensitory density of aural events" and a "dramaturgically concise structure". The concerto, written for her in 2013/14, was recorded for the Wergo label with Ensemble Resonanz.
Congratulations to Tabea Zimmermann: She is on the longlist for the German Record Critics Award.
"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.