video project: recording with Charles Dutoit

  In this video conductor Charles Dutoit opens up about this recording and his relationship with the orchestra, during an interview at the Victoria Hall, while they record “Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn – Violin Concertos” with Arabella Steinbacher and Charles Dutoit which we are releasing this summer. Video production: Festina Amsterdam Copywriter, art production: Rina Sitorus

video project: Let the instruments speak

Charming stories from the members of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande  where they answered my intruding questions about their life as members of such an outstanding orchestra. Video production: Festina Amsterdam Copywriter, art direction: Rina Sitorus

An Interview with Mari Kodama

Momo made her recordings, I made mine. Until something very special came up: a good friend of ours came with Arensky’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s ballets. He said it was special because this music by Arensky had never been published or made available, thus had never been recorded. primephonic had the pleasure of interviewing Mari Kodama,…

Interview with: Arabella Steinbacher

  In September 2016, Arabella Steinbacher released ‘Fantasies Rhapsodies and Daydreams’ with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo under the baton of Lawrence Foster. The recording features much-loved virtuosic pieces by Camille Saint-Saëns, Maurice Ravel, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Pablo de Sarasate, Jules Massenet and Franz Waxman. Arabella spoke to primephonic’s Rina Sitorus about the recording, her…