American Recorder Concertos is nominated for the ICMA AWARD 2020
21 November 2019
American Recorder Concertos is nominated for the International Classical Music Award (ICMA) in 2020. It is a very important prize, since it is not a "Local" Award, but 19 journalists/magazines/Radio Starions from 15 different countries!
Petri is, of course, a genius
05 April 2019
Quotes from reviews already received,- what a GREAT start for the new Album:
"Petri is, of course, a genius" CD HotList (US)
10/10/10 Klassik Heute, Germany
"Any serious collector of contemporary concertos would be foolish to pass this one up". Fanfare 4
"The recorder is now a full-fledged citizen of the 21st centuryand should no longer be pigeonholed as a Renaissance or Baroque holdover. Enthusiastically recommended". Fanfare 3
"Has anyone done more to expand the recorder's repertory than Danish musician Michala Petri?" Fanfare 2
"The indefatigable Michala Petri continues her championship of the recorder repertoire in this beautifully recorded and annotated disc". Fanfare 1
The new CD "American Recorder Concertos" just arrived from Sonopress
08 February 2019
The new CD "American Recorder Concertos" with music by Roberto Sierra, Steven Stucky, Anthony Newman and Sean Hickey just arrived. The Danish release will be February the 14th in connection to the Danish Music Award Event in Ålborg,- and the world wide release is scheduled to be primo April 2019.
Recording of Anthony Newman´s Concerto for recorder, harpsichord and strings
25 July 2018
Tomorrow we will record the wonderful Concerto for recorder, harpsichord and strings by Anthony Newnam. The composer will paly the harpsichordpart, and Nordic String Quartet will paticipate. The recording will take place in Mariendal Church in Frederiksberg, Denmark, and Michala Nymand and Lars Hannibal will produce. The pice will be part of the Album American Recorder Concertos.
Michala Petri´s 60 Years Birthday Concert i Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall.
28 June 2018
On July the 1st Tivoli Garden in Copenhagen celebrate Michala Petr´s 60 years Birthday with a concert with Tivoli Copenhagen Phil in the Concert Hall. Alexander Shelley is conduction and Michala will world premiere Roberto Sierra recorder concerto,- and play Telemann A-minor suite. As a surprise 100 recorderplayers will play together with Michala "Michalauet", and new piece for this occasion written by Sunleif Rasmussen. Michala played with the same orchestra and in the same Hall 50 years ago on July the 17st 1968. CONGRATULATIONS
Michala Petri with Concerto Copenhagen conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen.
01 October 2017
The next 3 days Michala Petri and Concerto Copenhagen conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen will play concerts togehther. It is the first time they play together,- and the concerts are in Ålborg Musikhus, Gram Castle, and Garinsonskirken in Copenhagen. The concerts in Copenhagen will be live broadcast in 8 European countries by Danish National Radio.
A Pacifying Weapon Gold Medal Winner of Global Music Award
18 June 2017
Congratulations to all involved! Saturday June the 18th, it was announched that the recording of Sean Hickey`s concerto for recorder, brass, winds, percussion and harp, with Michala Petri, and The Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Band conducted by Jean Thorel, was awarded the the Gold Medal Winner og Global Music Award.
New Live Videos launched today
04 April 2017
Live performance video`s of "A Pacifying Weapon" for recorder, brass, winds, percussion and harp by Sean Hickey is uploaded on OUR Recordings YouTube Channel. (Part l, ll and lll) Michala Petri and the Royal Danish Academy of Music Concert Band is directed by Jean Thorel in a concert at The Academy´s Concert Hall. Young musicians from 11 different countries are participating in this unique project.