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Feb 14, 2020 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension German Record Critics’ Award for archival recordings of Edith Mathis

After numerous awards and the nomination for the International Classical Music Awards 2020 (ICMA) the production Edith Mathis: Selected Lieder  from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series has now prevailed in the pre-selection of 280 new CD releases and received the quarterly German Record Critics' Award in the category "Classical Lied and Vocal Recital".

We are very happy about this appreciation!

Jan 17, 2020 | Kristina Damiani | News | News Three audite productions on new longlist of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

​153 jurors from 32 specialist juries have chosen 280 productions (CDs, DVDs and audio books) from new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") 1/2020 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be issued on February 15th.

Among these are also three audite productions:

Johann Bernhard Bach: Orchestral Suites was nominated in the category Early Music, String Trios by Weinberg - Penderecki - Schnittke was chosen in the category chamber music and in the category historical recording Edith Mathis sings Mozart, Bartók, Brahms, Schumann and Strauss: Selected Lieder.
We are very happy about this appreciation!

Jan 16, 2020 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension Diapason d'or for Edith Mathis

The historical release Edith Mathis from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series received after several highest ratings by the national and international specialized press and the nomination for the International Classical Music Award 2020 now also a Diapason d'or.

We are very happy about this appreciation!

Dec 10, 2019 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Recording of the Year

audite's​ recording of Liszt's previously unheard opera Sardanapalo was given the Presto Classical award "Recording of the Year" for Premiere Recording (rediscovery / reconstruction).

We are very happy about this appreciation of our product!

Nov 22, 2019 | Wencke Wallbaum | News audite winter sale: 25% and more on all physical products

​Until 18.12.2019 we are offering on all orders via a discount of 25% on all physical products. The discount applies to physical releases such as CDs, SACDs and LPs.
In addition, you will find in our section "Special Offer" a variety of sound carriers, which are even more discounted.
Audio downloads via are available during our winter sale at a 20% discount in MP3, WAVE and FLAC format, in stereo as well as in surround, including HD downloads.

Nov 20, 2019 | Kristina Damiani | News 9 audite productions nominated for ICMA 2020

A total of 9 audite productions was nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2020. Among them new releases with Kirill Karabits and the Staatskapelle Weimar, (Joyce El-Khoury /Airam Hernandez / Oleksandr Pushniak), Franziska Pietsch / Josu de Solaun, Andrea Lucchesini, Thüringer Bach Collegium and Trio Lirico. In the field of historical releases productions from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL series (Edith Mathis / Karl Engel) and from the RIAS archive (Moshe Atzmon, Jorge Bolet Vol. III) were nominated.

We are very happy about these nominations!

Oct 2, 2019 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Interview Record Geijutsu

​Thanks to audite's distribution partner KING INTERNATIONAL, during a stay in Japan label owner Ludger Böckenhoff was given the opportunity  to speak to the leading Japanese music magazine Record Geijutsu about his label's policies and future plans. The extensive interview has now been published in the current October issue. See here!

Sep 12, 2019 | Sabine Wiedemann | News Longlist Annual Awards PdSK: Kurtág

​Next success for the new Kurtág production: The recording was nominated for this year's PdSK Annual Awards and included in the longlist!
Once a year, the Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik ('German Critics' Awards') awards annual prizes from various musical genres for the best productions of the past year, which are selected by a jury-spanning committee. The ten annual prizes are awarded to the winners in the context of public concert appearances or literature readings (in the field of audio books) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
We are very happy that Kurtág made it onto the longlist!


Current Reviews | 2/20/20 Kirill Karabits et la Staatskapelle Weimar, l’authentique lisztien

Si d’aucuns ont pu émettre des doutes quant aux qualités d’orchestrateur de Franz Liszt, Kirill Karabits et la Staatskapelle Weimar leur apportent, par l’intermédiaire de ce disque, un cinglant démenti !

Süddeutsche Zeitung | 2/17/20 Ein Star, zwei Talente

Der große Emanuel Feuermann, einer der heiligen drei Könige des modernen Cellospiels neben Pau Casals und Gregor Piatigorsky, hat die beste Definition dessen gegeben, was denn ein Virtuose sei: "Virtuose sein bedeutet: das größte Spielvermögen zu haben, das Kunstwerk zu achten und über die Fähigkeiten zu verfügen, die eigene Persönlichkeit sinnvoll

Süddeutsche Zeitung
Süddeutsche Zeitung

De Gelderlander | 2/15/20 Sidderen en optimaal genieten van Liszt's hellepijnen en hemelse visioenen

Zelden hebben orkestmelodieën zo zuchtend en melancholiek geklonken als in deze partituur. De Staatskapelle Weimar weet precies de juiste snaar te raken.

De Gelderlander
De Gelderlander

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