Christian Tetzlaff

Concert Schedule

Thu 20Feb2020

Bremen

Die Glocke, Bremen
Bremen, Germany

Johannes Brahms: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 77

 

Fri 21Feb2020

Bremen

Die Glocke, Bremen
Bremen, Germany

Johannes Brahms: Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-Dur op. 77

 

Fri 28Feb2020

Tokyo

Suntory Hall
Tokyo, Japan

David Philip Hefti: Changements. Stimmungsbilder für Orchester
Alban Berg: Konzert für Violine und Orchester (Dem Andenken eines Engels)
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Anton Bruckner: Symphonie Nr. 2 c-Moll

 Cornelius Meister

Thu 05Mar2020

Minnesota

Minnesota Orchestra
Minneapolis, United States

Dmitrij Schostakowitsch: Konzert für Violine und Orchester Nr. 2 cis-Moll op. 129 (1967)

 Kirill Karabits

Discography

Press

Beethoven and Sibelius Violin Concertos

theclassicalreview.com by Leighton Jones, September 21, 2019 – Having recorded the concertos of Beethoven and Sibelius previously, now at the peak of his career, violinist Christian Tetzlaff returns to these two pinnacles of the repertoire. In this pairing for Ondine, Tetzlaff demonstrates how his artistry as a musician, poet and communicative artist have matured into something highly distinguished. Tetzlaff in these new recordings is paired with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin conducted by Robin Ticciati, who have bonded naturally to produce interpretations elevating these works to another level. Together they curate the most interesting path into the extraordinary emotions beneath the surface of the notes. Tetzlaff’s earlier, well-respected rendition of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with David Zinman and the Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra has a more vivacious feeling. Now a more muted opening movement evolves and grows, fully realizing the allegro ma non troppo indication. The exposition is paced and measured, the solo violin enters with a budding sound which grows organically out of the texture to bloom like a crimson rose. Tetzlaff’s tone has matured into the most exquisite sound, rich and luscious across the complete range. The cadenza, from the piano arrangement of the work, unfolds seamlessly into the coda as it maintains a dignified restraint. The slow movement has a hushed intensity, magnified by hugely impressive dynamics from both Tetzlaff and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, bringing a sense of intimacy. Throughout the quietest pianissimos, Tetzlaff’s tone is unwavering. Launching effortlessly into the final movement there is a measured momentum which becomes captivating. Only on reaching the end of the concerto […]