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 28, 2015 CD-REZENSION MATT HAIMOVITZ Neue Welten Sucht nie nach Kompromissen: Matt Haimovitz mit ungewöhnlichem Cello-Repertoire von Christoph Vratz Orbit – Werke für Cello solo von Berio, Glass, Ligeti, […]
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.”
September 2, 2015 “Orbit”: Music for Solo Cello (1945-2014) Matt Haimovitz, cello (Pentatone) In this fascinating three-disc survey of music for solo cello written since the end of World War […]
September 1, 2015 In Brief: Over the long summer there was of course a plethora of other offerings that held my attention. Orbit – Music for Solo Cello (Pentatone PTC […]
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.