es freut mich unglaublich, dass es langsam wieder möglich ist, Live-Konzerte zu spielen. Der direkte Austausch mit dem Publikum ist durch nichts zu ersetzen und für uns Musiker von unglaublicher Wichtigkeit. Ich freue mich auf viele musikalische Begegnungen!
Violin Channel hat Esther Hoppe zum Thema "do's and don't for a first lesson - teaching advice" befragt. Hier geht's zum Artikel
Am Freitag, 21.9.18 um 19.30 Uhr sendet Ö1 den Live-Mitschnitt des Konzertes der Musiktage Mondsee vom 6.9.18.
Esther Hoppe als Gast in der Diskothek auf Radio SRF 2 Kultur am 18. September 2017 um 20 Uhr. Besprochen wird das Violinkonzert Nr. 1 von John Adams.
Das Magazin «das Orchester» mit einer 5-Sterne-Rezension für die neue CD «Mozart & Poulenc» mit Esther Hoppe und Alasdair Beatson.
Die «Schweiz am Wochenende» zeichnet die neue CD «Mozart & Poulenc» von Esther Hoppe und Aladair Beatson mit 5 Sternen aus.
My new CD with works for violin and piano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Francis Poulenc (recorded with pianist Alasdair Beatson) will be released by CLAVES Records on 20th January 2017. Preorder it here.
Two pictures of my current tour with Landesjugendorchester Baden-Württemberg conducted by David Philip Hefti.
Two photos of my concert yesterday with Münchner Symphoniker conducted by Attilio Cremonesi at Prinzregententheater.
The Swiss Cultural Magazine «Musik&Theater» published a fine profile about me. Read it here.
Radio Swiss Classic did a nice interview with me. Read it here.
My new festival and my presentation of Mozart's violin in Switzerland was a topic on Swiss Television. Watch the programhere.
Do you want to be part of a unique Pentecost experience in a castle built in the first half of the 13th century? – Enjoy a fabulous weekend full of sensual delights at my brand new festival at Brunegg Castle in the Swiss canton of Aargau where famous works from the classical chamber music repertory will contrast with new sounds from contemporary composers.
My swiss debut performance of Heinz Holliger's «3 kleine Szenen» for solo violin was highly acclaimed by Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Please read the review of the Swiss Chamber Soloists' Zurich concert here.
My new Mozart recording is discussed in the March issue of the renowned magazine «The Strad»: «Fire and ice on display in music by two contrasting composers». Read the nice review here.
BR-Klassik, the radio channel for classical music of Bavarian Broadcasting, is broadcasting a «Konzertabend» with recordings by Münchener Kammerorchester directed by myself. Please find more information on the programme here.
Broadcast date: Wednesday, 4.2.15, 8.03 p.m.
Some weeks have passed, but I have only the best memories about my stay as artist in residence at Illumina Festival in Brazil. Have a look at some pictures of the festival here.
Photo: Walter Rodrigues Vendas FIlho
I am honored to be Artist in Residence of the first edition of Ilumina Festival de Música Clássica in the beautiful mountains of Sapucaí Mirim in São Paulo, Brazil. Find out more about this exciting musical laboratory for creative thinking and talent development here.
My new CD got a nice review in the Basler Zeitung. Read it here.
The Austrian radio station Ö1 broadcasts a recording of this year's Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus. To be heard, amongst other works, is Ravel's piano trio with Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich and myself. Radio Ö1
Broadcast date: Tuesday, 11.11.14, 10.05 a.m.
My new CD with works by Mozart and Stravinsky got a nice review in the local newspaper of my home town Zug. Read it here.
My new CD with works for violin and piano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Igor Stravinsky (recorded with pianist Alasdair Beatson) has just been released by CLAVES Records. Please order it here.
Here comes a collection of photos from this year's edition of Delft Chamber Music Festival.
Photos: © Ronald Knapp
Just released on GENUIN classics: new Mozart CD with Swiss Chamber Soloists (flute quartet no. 1, oboe quartet, clarinet quintet). With Felix Renggli, Heinz Holliger, François Benda, Daria Zappa, Jürg Dähler, Daniel Haefliger and myself.
Order your CD here.
My recording with Mozart's Costa violin has been reviewed in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Read it here.
I'm on the cover of the current issue of «kulturtipp», a Swiss culture magazine. Read the interview here.
The live recording of my Mozarteum recital on Mozart's Costa violin (1764; see picture above) is now available at Mozarthaus Salzburg.
Photo: © Benjamin Schroeder
I'm filling in at this year's Ittingen Pentecost Festival and look forward to appearances with conductor Heinz Holliger and soprano Juliane Banse.
Concert dates: Sunday, 8.6.14, 11:30 / 19:00; Monday, 9.6.14, 11:30
A nice review of my concert with the Meininger Hofkapelle (violin concerto by Frank Martin) in today's Meininger Tageblatt.
I'm a guest at «Diskothek», a program on Swiss Radio SRF 2 Kultur. To be discussed: recordings of Mozart's violin concerto A Major KV 219. Guest of host Eva Oertle is next to me cellist Christoph Dangel. Not to be missed! Radio SRF 2 Kultur
Broadcast dates: Monday, 19.5.14, 20.00 / Saturday, 24.5.14, 14.00
World Premiere of David Philip Hefti's «Magma», sound sparks for string trio: 7.5.14 in Geneva, 10.5.14 in Lugano, 11.5.14 in Zurich and 18.5.14 in Basel (with Jürg Dähler and Thomas Grossenbacher). Highly recommended!
Swiss Chamber Concerts
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