‘This composer was forgotten and first-rate’main
The violinist Linus Roth, a protégé of Anne-Sophie Mutter, has joined the growing band of Mieczyslaw Weinberg admirers. He has a new recording out of the Weinberg violin concerto. He tells Reuters that it reminds him more at time of Schubert than of Shostakovich.
Kolja Blacher and Elisaveta Blumina have announced a forthcoming release of the chamber music.
And Gidon Kremer’s new compilation is my Album of the Week on sinfinimusic.
Weinberg is finally on the rise. I have been banging the drum for his music since 1991.