About the album
Giger's first album in seven years finds the innovative Swiss violinist exploring new territory - in the distinguished company of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir under Tõnu Kaljuste, plus cellist Beat Schneider and violist Marius Ungureanu. The material explores the nexus between early music, improvisation and modern composition and includes arrangements of pieces by Hildegarde von Bingen and the monks of St. Gallen as well as new works by Giger.
And the Edison nominees are...
On Tuesday 21st of October Stichting Edison announced the Classical Edison nominations. We are delighted with the nominations for Challenge Classics. In the catagory chamber music and the opera: - Goeyvaerts String Trio (Pärt, Moody – Stabat Matar, Simeron)- CC 72616 - De Nationale Opera o.l.v. Marc Albrecht (Trojahn – Orest) - CC ...Read more
14th of December: award ceremony of Buma Boy Edgarprijs winner Jeroen van Vliet
On Sunday the 14th of December 2014 pianist and composer Jeroen van Vliet will receive the Buma Boy Edgarprijs 2014, the most important award for jazz and improvised music. Besides receiving the award, which consists of € 12.500 and a sculpture by Jan Wolkers, he composed a special program with performances ...Read more