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Andreas Ottensamer presents a dazzling selection of the clarinet's early repertoire from 18th Century Mannheim, with works by J. and C.P. Stamitz, Mozart and Danzi, together with the Kammerakademie Potsdam. This recording features duets with Albrecht Mayer and Emmanuel Pahud - two of the great wind soloists of our time and Ottensamer's friends and colleagues at the Berliner Philharmoniker.
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GRAMOPHONE: Listening Room - Episode 55 includes Ottensamer, Wang, Lisiecki and Denk pre-release tracks
to whet the appetite.....Mendelssohn from Andreas Ottensamer and Yuja Wang (this is a partnership of real character) as well as from Jan Lisiecki (a former Gramophone Young Artist of the Year). The pianist Jeremy Denk is due to give us a characteristically imaginative programme ranging from Machaut from Ligeti, ‘c1300-c2000'. Along the way, he swings by Brahms - here's his Intermezzo Op 119 No 1. A...
Andreas Ottensamer - New Era is WCRB: CD Of the Week
"It's fascinating to think that Mannheim inspired so many composers and musicians, and it was the players themselves who made it happen - it gave them the chance to do their own thing. Every aspect of composition, playing, teaching and conducting was concentrated there, and audiences went wild, blown away by the kind of rock-star ensemble that they heard."
- Andreas Ottensamer With a spi...
Andreas Ottensamer - New Era is KDFC 'Album of the Week'
Tune in throughout the week for tracks from KDFC: San Francisco - Album of the Week. For the Week of March 12th, is New Era from Andreas Ottensamer. Clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer's third solo album is dedicated to the Mannheim School: an 18th-century melting pot of musical revolutionary experimentation. Mannheim became the birthplace of the modern orchestra and the source for the first great cl...
Andreas Ottensamer - New Era is WFMT 'Featured Release'
Clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer presents a dazzling selection of the clarinet's early repertoire from 18th Century Mannheim, with works by Johann and Carl Stamitz, Mozart and Danzi. The album also features duets with Albrecht Mayer and Emmanuel Pahud, two of the great wind soloists of our time and Ottensamer's colleagues at the Berlin Philharmonic. Andreas Ottensamer: New Era on Decca is the ...
Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms: The Hungarian Collection / WQXR 'Album Of the Week'
One of this week's featured albums on WQXR: New York is 'The Hungarian Connection' and the music of Brahms from Clarinetist - Andreas Ottensamer on Deutsche Grammophon. The 26-year-old Austrian clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer is a classic over-achiever: the son and brother of principal clarinetists in the Vienna Philharmonic, in 2011 he took the same position with the Berlin Philharmonic. ...
Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms: The Hungarian Collection / KDFC 'CD Of the Week'
Austrian clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer releases a new album on Mercury Classics/Deutsche Grammophon which explores the connections Brahms had to Hungarian folk music. Joined by a virtuoso ensemble of musicians, Ottensamer records Brahms' Clarinet Quintet combined with Hungarian dances and waltzes by Brahms, all newly arranged to include additional material from Brahms' original musical sou...
Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms: The Hungarian Connection / WCRB 'CD Of the Week'
Clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer examines Brahms's adoration of Hungarian folk music in this collection of arrangements for chamber ensemble. Having dedicated a sizeable amount of time studying and composing music in the Hungarian folk tradition, Brahms helped disseminate this rich culture to a broader, worldwide audience. The chamber group also continues this transmission of Hungarian music through works ...
Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms: The Hungarian Collection / WFMT 'New Release Of the Week'
Austrian clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer presents a new album which explores the connections Brahms had to Hungarian folk music. Joined by a virtuoso ensemble of musicians, Ottensamer plays Brahms' Clarinet Quintet combined with his Hungarian dances and waltzes. All the music is newly arranged to include additional material from Brahms' original musical sources, with an authentic folk twist. B...