The Musical Advent Calendar unites the joyous anticipation for Christmas and enjoyment of music in a unique way: Each day a new window is opened and a fresh piano piece is brought to life by Hanna Bachmann. Find all the information here.
Review by Jed Distler on Classics Today
Although the pandemic upended the Schwarzenberg Trio’s plans to tour with this provocatively contrasted program, they did manage to record it. In the Beethoven Op. 1 No. 1 Trio, the ensemble favors dry-eyed clarity and absolute precision, with textures that emphasize leanness and transparency. Indeed, the unanimity with which the string players and pianist Hanna Bachmann match each other’s runs and cadences is almost scary.
Hanna Bachmann has chosen two female and two male composers that were inspired by spring. She will present them and share their music in four videos.
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