November 11, 2015 After celebrating Matt Haimovitz’s recent recording of Bach’s unaccompanied Cello Suites (see October 13th posting) I was reminded that I had planned to cover his earlier unaccompanied […]
October 31, 2015 Matt Haimovitz, einst fest installiert im Stall der DG, dann in Europa etwas aus dem Blickfeld geraten, meldet sich nach seiner großartigen Aufnahme mit Beethovens Cello-Sonaten nun […]
“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.”
Over the course of three discs, Haimovitz takes the listener on a musical odyssey through time and space, from minimalism to maximalism, tonal to atonal, folk to avant-garde, abstract to narrative, and everything in between.
October 26, 2012 OPLIN, Mo. — The tones of a cello are the closest to a human voice as any instrument created. Matt Haimovitz is regarded as being able to […]
Click to listen and buy from: Works for solo cello by Ned Rorem, Paul Morevec and Lewis Spratlan. After Reading Shakespeare features literary-themed solo cello suites by […]