Tim Homfray is a regular contributor to The Strad.
Three composers seen through a glittering Nordic prism
The Strad Issue: November 2019 Description: Three composers seen through a glittering Nordic prismMusicians: Danish QuartetWorks: BACH Fugue in B minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1) (arr. Emanuel Aloys Förster) SCHNITTKE String Quartet no.3 BEETHOVEN String Quartet in B flat major op.130Catalogue Number: ECM NEW SERIES 481 8564
At this year’s quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Competition, the judges awarded the $30,000 first prize in both the violin and cello categories. Tim Homfray attended the violin section in Moscow, while Andrew Mellor visited St Petersburg to hear the cellists – and both were impressed by what they saw
Tim Homfray visits London’s Wigmore Hall for the concert on 22 July 2019
Tim Homfray hears the concert at London’s Wigmore Hall on 17 July 2019