Conductor Jean-Claude Picard Joins Wittenberg Artists for General Management
Wittenberg Artists is delighted to announce general management and worldwide representation for conductor Jean-Claude Picard.
Formerly associate conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Jean-Claude Picard is starting his second seasons in two chief conductor positions: as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières in his native Quebec; and as Chief Conductor of the Scottish Ballet.
June 15, 2020
Eric Lu's Chopin Album Is Enthusiastically Received
"Lu's playing is in a rare class – one that has a vacancy since Radu Lupu’s retirement. This type of sensitivity and emotional intuition does not grow on trees, especially not when served by such a technique, with richly singing tone and delicate fleetness of finger."
October 16, 2020
Watch: Eric Lu returns to Wigmore Hall with Schubert
Pianist Eric Lu's Schubert recital at Wigmore Hall was live streamed on BBC Radio 3, youtube, and Facebook and is available to view.
Eric will open La Jolla Music Society's 2020-21 season with three performances on October 31 and November 1, featuring works by Mozart, Schubert, and Scriabin.
Ana de la Vega and Schaghajegh Nosrati nominated for Opus Klassik awards
Flutist Ana de la Vega has been nominated for Germany's prestigious Opus Klassik Award in three categories for her album of concertos by Haydn and Stamitz with oboist Ramón Ortega Quero and the Trondheim Soloists.
Watch: de la Vega plays Haydn
Pianist Schaghajegh Nosrati is nominated for her critically acclaimed recording of works by Alkan.
Watch: Nosrati plays Alkan
Congratulations Ana and Schaghajegh!
June 17, 2020
Wittenberg Artists Launches with Roster of Six Outstanding Artists
Wittenberg Artists is thrilled to collaborate with six world-class musicians from the US, Germany, Australia, and the UK:
Steven Isserlis Returns to Wigmore Hall in Live Broadcast Recital
Wigmore Hall and BBC Radio 3 resumed their daily 's lunchtime recital series in June with live broadcast performances without audiences in the hall.
Steven Isserlis, a Wigmore regular for many years, returned on June 8th with pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen and works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Fauré - to enthusiastic reviews:
"Judging from his playing…the celebrated cellist was feeling like a musical prisoner savouring his first day of freedom. Everything about his recital with the pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen spoke of a performer carried away by a reunion with his instrument and his art."