“Haimovitz brings a beguiling lightness to the line that propels the listener from the sunny serenity of the Prelude to the moto perpetuo of the final Gigue, despite the deceptively complicated harmonic structure of that Suite as a whole. This, in turn, allows the almost preternatural control he displays in the Sarabande of the Fifth Suite to unravel it with all the desolation of a melodic line that has no hint of that previous complexity, and create the impact it should – as a profound statement of emotional isolation.”
November 12, 2015 Matt Haimovitz’s attitude toward his 1710 cello is that “it’s survived 300 years, and if you take good care of it I’m not going to be afraid […]
Cellist Matt Haimovitz brought a unique concert-going experience to Hamilton and Clinton on Nov. 6 – a moveable feast of Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello.
October 28, 2015 Certain masterworks are very tempting for artists to return to – Glenn Gould famously bookended his recording career with very different interpretations of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Cellist […]
By DAVID ALLEN,photographs by MICHAEL GEORGE October 26, 2015 Matt Haimovitz and his cello case with staff members from the Miller Theater before his pop-up concert at Brad’s Cafe at […]
By DAVID ALLEN October 26, 2015 Students eating at Columbia University’s John Jay Dining Hall, an airy den reverberating with undergraduate chatter, were in for a surprise last Wednesday. When […]
“The new PentaTone recording (this company is knocking it out of the park, audiophile-wise) is beautifully natural.”