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Konzerthaus Klagenfurt 2011

In ihrer Musik geht die Sonne auf – das Acies-Quartett mit Christopher Hinterhuber. Was für ein Heimspiel! Fünf Kärntner Musiker, die ihre musikalische Grundausbildung am Kärntner Landeskonservatorium erfahren…

Helmut-List-Halle, Graz, 19.4.2011

Variationen über politische Botschaften Zuletzt aktualisiert: 20.04.2011 um 20:08 UhrKommentare Christopher Hinterhuber brillierte in der List-Halle. GRAZ. Mit einem iPad anstelle gedruckter Noten als Gedächtnisstütze wagte sich der…

Wiener Symphoniker/Cambreling, Wr. Konzerthaus 2009

…Früher, viel früher entstand das „Cappriccio“ für Klavier und Orchester (1928/29, rev. 1949), mit dem Christopher Hinterhuber wirklich brillierte. Strawinsky hatte es einst selbst als Pianist auf Schallplatte…

Gramophone, September 2009

Entertaining visions of England from a pupil and friend of Beethoven Ferdinand Ries (1784–1838), pupil, friend and biographer of Beethoven, made London his home from 1813 to 1824….

Styriarte 2009

Werthers Leiden, Ernst Kovacic, Christopher Hinterhuber, Wolfram Berger, Schloss Eggenberg, 12. Juli 2009 Wie reizvoll es sein kann, Spekulationen über literarische Bezüge in Beethovens Musik zu projizieren —…

Audiophile Audition, July 2009

Composer Ferdinand Ries (1784–1838) wrote fourteen works for piano and orchestra, and I had remained unfamiliar with all of them until I auditioned this recording. An associate of…

Fanfare, July 2009

Perhaps the mother of Ries’s invention was the necessity of mass appeal. Writing to accommodate the tastes of the less musically sophisticated middle-class audiences that were increasingly finding…

American Record Guide, July 2009

While actual numbers are arbitrary at best—given the wide disconnect between known dates of composition and publication—the present notes seem fairly certain that the work in A minor…

MusicWeb International, June 2009

Beethoven’s pupil Ferdinand Ries didn’t quite manage nine symphonies—he wrote eight—but he did outstrip his friend and mentor when it came to piano concertos (nine in all). Colin…

InsideCatholic.com, May 2009

Naxos has continued its survey of Beethoven protégé Ferdinand Ries’s excellent music. The latest release features the Piano Concerto Farewell to England (Op. 132), which is a wonderful…

Classical Lost and Found, May 2009

The concert begins with his seventh concerto (A minor, 1823) written as a farewell to England, and accordingly given the title “Abschieds-Concert von England.” In the standard three…

Allmusic.com, May 2009

No critic in his/her right mind would assert that Ferdinand Ries’ piano concertos are in the same aesthetic class as Beethoven’s works in the same form. Like the…