Our new CD of CPE Bach's hamburg symphonies was featured in the Editor's choice section of Gramophone magazine in January! "Janiczek and his 24-strong band are also closely attuned to the inwardness and precarious lyricism of the slow movements. Never was the veneer of innocence more deceptive than in No. 4's Largo ed [....]
On Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century played a concert of works by Clara Schumann, Emilie Mayer and Ludwig van Beethoven. On Friday, the AVRO TROS recorded the concert, live from TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.
With concertmaster Alexander Janiczek leading the way during the first two programs, it was clear that developments were continuing. The expressive power Janiczek exuded in his violin playing gave a tremendous boost to the ensemble playing. The ferocity with which the bows were laid on the strings and the sharply profiled rhythm gave the Third Symphony, during the second [...]