Paul Carasco (Left) Phillip Kawin (Centre) Gerard Schwarz (Right) Steinway Hall NY, Photo by Evgeny Evtyukhov
NEW YORK - MOSCOW - BRISBANE
Phillip Kawin & Gerard Schwarz set to return to Moscow
Phillip Kawin has told Colin Clarke of Fanfare Magazine in an interview that he will continue recording and filming the Beethoven Piano Concerti with the Russian National Orchestra in Moscow. In this next installment, filming will take place at Zaryadye Concert Hall near the Kremlin.
Leanne Jin wins 11th Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition
Sydney pianist Leanne Jin has stunned Brisbane audiences with her performance of Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra during the finals of the 11th Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition where she took out first prize.
Thomas Hecht - A Different Kind of “B”-Line
Thomas Hecht made a film of his masterful A Different Kind of "B" - Line programme featuring the works of Beethoven, Brahms and Barber. The film, directed by Paul Carasco, was made at the Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and will be released on Master Performers in 2020.
Thomas Hecht Photo courtesy of Master Performers
Nikolai Demidenko, Photo by Mercedes Segovia
NIKOLAI DEMIDENKO RELEASES ALBUM on new Label BEHEMOTH & Murr
Industry veteran, Richard Wenn has launched his new record label with an all Schumann disc by Nikolai Demidenko. This album was recorded by Classical Film & Sound in the ABC Building in Southbank Brisbane, under the guidance of Demidenko himself.
Queensland Ballet's DANGEROUS LIAISONS
The Queensland Ballet has just released Liam Scarlett's Dangerous Liaisons on the Master Performers record label. This mammoth score arranged by Martin Yates of Camille Saint-Saëns' is sure to please. This recording features piano soloist Roger Longjie Cui.
Principal Artist Laura Hidago and Soloist Alexander Idaszak, Photo by David Kelly