The composer’s sister has her say

The composer’s sister has her say

Album Of The Week

norman lebrecht

January 22, 2023

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:

No instrument does introspection like the violin. Ours may not be a time for big violin personalities – the Mischa, Jascha, Toscha , Sascha pack of George Gershwin’s song – but some of today’s smaller voices have much to say, if only we can find the esoteric releases and spare the time to listen.

Carolin  Widmann, sister of the eminent German composer Jörg Widmann…

Read on here.

And here.

En francais ici.

In czech here.

In The Critic here.


  • amazonian says:

    Carolin Wiedmann has played out-of-the-beaten-track programs with OSESP (the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra).
    Last time she brought along composer-clarinetist-conductor brother Jőrg. Fabulous musicians.

  • Tom Hase says:

    She is certainly more than “the composer’s sister”. She was already an established artist when he came onto the scene and used her influence to get his (and other composers’ which she generously supported) works performed. But nice that finally also the UK noticed her…