For their first album together, BOMSORI and Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz chose to combine pieces from two musical traditions – Polish melancholy and French elegance:
Gabriel Fauré Sonata No.1 in A major op. 13
Debussy Sonata in G minor
Szymanowski Sonata in D minor op. 9
Chopin Nocturne No.20 in D sharp minor op. posth.
(Arrangement of Nathan Milstein)
We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Hope to our roster.
The violinist, author, musical activist, music and artistic director of orchestras and festivals,
Daniel Hope belongs to the most important personalities of classical music world today.
The violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for 25 years and is celebrated for his musical versatility as well as his dedication to humanitarian causes. Since the start of the 2016/17 season, Daniel Hope is Music Director of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra – an orchestra with whom he is closely associated since his early childhood.
Bomsori Kim will debut with the New York Philharmonic on February 6, 2019 as part of the Philharmonic's annual Lunar New Year celebration. Bomsori will give the US Premiere of Tan Dun's Violin Concerto: Fire Ritual, under the baton of Kahchun Wong.
Out today, the fabulous violin album of Nemanja Radulovic - violinist. Watch a teaser for the visually stunning music video shot in his home country Serbia which will be released shortly and explore Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, 1. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship and much more on the album:
LIU KOTOW welcomes German violinist Niklas Liepe and his "#The new Paganini Project" to its roster for general management.
Niklas Liepe,, has been described by the press from an early age as a „soloist in a class of his own who seems to meld with his violin and capti- vates the audience with breath-takingly brisk, spirited but also dreamy and romantic passages“ and whose „purity and clarity of his playing, ‚sweetness‘ of the violin, and its soft and emotive tones have an enchanting effect“.
He has given recitals in New York (Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center), Washington, D.C. (Kennedy Center), San Francisco, Vancouver, Detroit and in London (Wigmore Hall), Hamburg, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Antwerp, at the Lucerne Piano, Gilmore, Bergen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festivals and at Beethoven-Haus in Bonn. Juho Pohjonen was selected by Sir András Schiff as winner of the Klavier Festival Ruhr Scholarship in 2009.
The New York Times:
‘If we needed proof that exciting new talent is in the pipeline, there was the marvelous American debut of Juho Pohjonen at [Carnegie's] Weill Recital Hall. Mr. Pohjonen offered a formidable mixed program, topped by thrilling accounts of two fiendishly difficult works by a fellow Finn, Esa-Pekka Salonen."
Juho Pohjonen performs Presto from Aleksandr Scriabin's Sonata no. 2 :
BOMSORI KIM & WARSAW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Jacek KASPSZYK - conductor
Henryk Wieniawski - Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 22
Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 6 in A Minor, Op. 77
Recording Producers: Andrzej SASIN, Aleksandra NAGÓRKO
Premiere: 27 October 2017
This exciting collaboration marks Bomsori's recording debut, in which the fiendish virtuosity of Wieniawski’s Romantic Violin Concerto No. 2
is coupled with Shostakovich’s searingly intense Violin Concerto No. 1
in A Minor.
Although nearly 100 years apart, both concertos presented on this album had their premieres in Saint Petersburg. Saint Petersburg is also the city in which Henryk Wieniawski held the post of soloist at the Tsar’s court, as well as the birthplace of Dmitri Shostakovich and where he spent most of his life.
Winner of Gramophone’s ‘Recording of the Year 2016” award, Igor Levit manifests his position as one of the most relevant pianists of his generation – as an artist “built to last” (The Guardian).
The 2016-17 season marks Igor Levit’s debuts with the Staatskapelle Dresden (Christian Thielemann), the Bavarian State Orchestra (Kirill Petrenko) and London Symphony Orchestra (Fabio Luisi) and reunites him amongst others with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra (Sondergard), NDR Elphilharmonie Orchestra (Thomas Hengelbrock), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich (Lionel Bringuier) and San Francisco Symphony (Fabio Luisi)
Igor Levit will be on tour in Asia with Bavarian State Orchestra and Kirill Petrenko in September 2017
LIU KOTOW is delighted to welcome violinist
Bomsori Kim to its roster for General Management.
Bomsori is the prize winner of ARD, Tchaikovsky, Montreal, Joachim, Sendai, Qingdao and Wieniawski Violin competitions.
The debut Album with Shostakovich and Wieniawski violin concertos
with Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Jacek Kaspszyk will be released in 2017 for Warner Classics.
Bomsori Kim will also make her Carnegie Hall debut in November 2017 and perform in Europe and Asia duo program with pianist Rafal Blechacz.
Find more about Bomsori Kim
Piotr Anderszewski and Camerata Salzburg
9.& 10. March 2017 at Hong Kong Arts Festival
Sold out concert!
11. March 2017 at Lotte Hall, Seoul, Korea
Great concerts, congratulations!
LIU KOTOW will bring Camerata Salzburg in 2018 back to Asia with Renaud Capuçon
Beethoven Project in Taiwan: June 2017
Rudolf Buchbinder will perform complete Beethoven Piano Concertos in Taiwan
8. 6. 2017 in Hsinchu 19:30
Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op.15
Concerto No. 5 in E -flat major, Op.73
10. 6. 2017 in Taipei, National Concert Hall Taiwan
15:30 Concerto No. 2, No. 4 and No. 3
19:30 Concerto No. 1 and No. 5
11. 6. 2017 in Kaohsiung, Zhide Concert Hall
19:30 Concerto No. 2, No. 4 and No. 3
2. 6. 2017 in Kaohsung, Zhide Concert Hall
19:30 Concerto No. 1 and No. 5
LIU. KOTOW is thrilled to welcome Berlin Staatskapelle String Quartet to its roster for Worldwide General Management.
The Quartet will make its debut at the new Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin on the 1. April 2017 and perform in New York at the Green Space of WQXR with Daniel Barenboim.
Berlin Staatskapelle String Quartet Debut in Berlin Boulez Saal
April 1, 7:00pm
String Quartet in C Minor D 703 "Quartettsatz"
String Quartet D 18
String Quartet in B-flat Major D 112
String Quartet in D Minor D 810 "Death and the Maiden"
Asian Tour 2016
13, October Seoul
14. October Ulsan
16. October Hong Kong
18. October Shanghai
19. October Shanghai
2016 Sabine Meyer + the Munich Chamber Orchestra Asian Tour
31. 10. Taipei National Concert Hall
2. 11. Wuhan Qingtai Concert Hall
4. 11. Beijing National Center for Performing Arts
5. 11. Shenzhen Concert Hall
6. 11. Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall
Breguet Geneva International Music Competition Prize Winner Tour ASIA 2016
4. November Shanghai
5. November Shanghai
8. November Singapore
10. November Tokyo
13. November Seoul
has completed their successful Asian tour:
23. 2. Taipei
25. 2. Beijing
27. 2. TongYeong
01. 3. Singapore
Avi Avital ( Mandolin ) will be on tour in Asia in October 2015
with the Cologne Academy
Pinchas Zukerman and Zukerman ChamberPlayers
on tour in Asia
25. 3. Xian Concert Hall
27. 3. Taipei National Concert Hall
28. 3 Beijing Concert Hall
29. 3 Suzhou Culture Center
30. 3 Tokyo
The Violin's Virtuoso Zukerman and His Chamber Players Piano Quintet Recital
被誉为当代最伟大的十大小提琴家之一的平夏斯·祖克曼(Pin chas Zukerman)，曾获得21次格林美奖提名并两次获奖——1980年的“最佳室内乐演奏会”和1981年的“无乐团的乐器独奏之最佳古典乐表演”，他的音乐天才很早就让乐评人与听众叹为观止。无论是作为小提琴家、中提琴家、指挥家、音乐教育家还是室内乐演奏家，祖克曼都备受尊敬。在乐坛，他是公认的属于这个时代的大师。
这位知名的艺术家透过他的生命启发了许多年轻的音乐家，并于2002年与四位门徒组成了「祖克曼室内乐团」(Zukerman Chamber Players)。祖克曼室内乐团经常受邀至全美各地著名的音乐节演出，也曾受邀到世界各地，如伦敦的BBC逍遥音乐节 (BBC Proms)、阿姆斯特丹的大会堂、义大利的科托纳音乐节 (Cortona Festival)，以及维也纳、巴黎、米兰、布达佩斯、那不勒斯、巴塞隆纳、哥本哈根、韦尔比亚、华沙、埃里温等地演出。
R. Wagner: “Tannhäuser” Overture
J. Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, op.102
C. Franck: Symphony in D minor