“If there’s anyone who can pull off a 3-disc compilation of contemporary music for solo cello spanning from 1945 to 2014, it most certainly is Matt Haimovitz. […] This is a compilation designed for curious minds, encouraging listeners to explore and question rather than to define or decide how contemporary music should sound.”
August 21, 2015 It’s easy (too easy) to think of any classical artist who is covering a pop song as a musician who is engaged in a little bit of […]
April 10, 2013 In this cyber age, it is relatively easy to see all manner of recorded classical music performances online, from virtuosos fronting world-class orchestras to small ensembles filling […]
October 21, 2012 On Friday, there was no vibraslap in sight, though some talking of slapping a few of our fellow patrons at an unspeakable place down in the sea […]
March 16, 2011 It’s a fairly audacious idea for a cello octet to interpret the music of jazz icons such as bassist Charles Mingus, trumpeter Miles Davis and saxophonist Ornette […]
February 17, 2011 A cello ensemble playing big band arrangements is an unusual concept, but cellist Matt Haimovitz and the ensemble Uccello are heard doing material from John McLaughlin and […]
February 11, 2011 Peu de Montréalais savent que le violoncelliste montréalais Matt Haimovitz et son ensemble Uccello sont finalistes aux Grammys ce dimanche, catégorie «best classical crossover album». Classique? Crossover?