OUR Recordings "Label of the Month" in the "Naxos Family" of distributed Label,
June 16, 2022
OUR Recordings is very proud to announce the Naxos group have choosen OUR Recordings a "Label of the Month" in the "Naxos Family" of distributed Label. Also today we did send out OUR Recordings Summer Newsletter.
Recording of 5 Chinese Tang Dynasty Poems with music by Lars Hannibal
May 24, 2022
Yesterday we recorded 5 Chinese Tang Dynasty Poems with music by Lars Hannibal for counter tenor (Stephen Yeseta), recorder, (Michala Petri), percussion, (Gert Mortensen) and guitar (Lars Hannibal) Due to the corona virus it was not possible for Chinese erhu player Xu Ziling to come to Denmark,- so the erhu part will be recorded later. Producer Preben Iwan. Video Julie Malmstrøm Media. We are working on a late August release for this release that will be a Digtital EP. The songs are all about the relationship between nature and human being,- a comment to the actual climate situation.
Release of Poul Ruders harpsichord concerto,- soloist Mahan Esfahani
May 19, 2022
Today was the official release of the amazing harpsichord concerto by Poul Ruders. Yyou can listen all all major streaming platforms to this Digital EP. Harpsichord star Mahan Esfahani is solist, and the orchestra is Aarhus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leif Segerstam. Producer Preben Iwan.
Today is the worldwide release of the SACD "Quatour pour la fin du Temps" by Olivier Messiaen
May 19, 2022
Today is the worldwide release of the SACD "Quatour pour la fin du Temps" by Olivier Messiaen with Christina Åstrand, violin, Johnny Teyssier, clarinet, Henrik Dam Thomsen, cello, and Per Salo, piano. Producer Preben Iwan. In the booklet you can read an essay by author Jens Christian Grøndahl on the piece. You can listen all all major digtital platforms,- or buy the SACD via OUR Recordings worldwide distributor NAXOS.
Album of the week in Times: The London Newspaper Times have Poul Ruders harpsiochord concerto as album of the week. Congratulations to all involved.
May 10, 2022
Classical album of the week in London Newspaper Times: Mahan Esfahani, the dynamic harpsichord star.
- think you know the harpsichord? Think again
Recording with Norwegian folk singer Birgitte Grimstad.
April 17, 2022
Monday the 11th we had to cancel the scheduled recording with Norwegian folk singer Birgitte Grimstad due to sicknes. Fortunatelly we can now make the recording on Monday the 18th. Michala Petri and Lars Hannibal will make the accompagnement for 4 old songs from the 60th and 70th, all 4 songs against war.
Producer will be Mette Duo,- and Julie Sunflower will make a video dokumentation.
Recording of Galina Grigorjeva "Lament"
March 21, 2022
Today Michala Petri recorded "Lament" for solo recorder by Ukrainian composer G. Grigorjeva. We recorded in Nr. Herlev Church with producer Mette Due. The release will be shortly on Digital EP
Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen is uploaded
March 20, 2022
I am very proud that OUR Recordings, as their 50th release, can announce that it will be Olivier Messiaen´s master piece "Quatour pour le fin du temps". The recording is in all aspects exceptional. The 4 solo players from Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Christina Åstrand, Johnny Teyssier, Henrik Dam Thomsen and Per Salo, has played this piece many times in concerts, and in a concept where an essay in 8 parts by the Danish writer Jens Christian Grøndahl, was read by the Danish actress Solbjørg Højfeldt. The essays is in 2 languages (English and French) and is printed in the booklet, so listeners can have the possibility to read about the single movements. On the SACD there is only the music. All four players are also each of them highly recognized soloist,- and on the sales sheet there is a link from a lovely live performance at the Danish Radio Concert Hall. Producer is Preben Iwan
Upload of Poul Ruders harpsichord concerto as new Digtital EP.
March 17, 2022
Mahan Esfahani recorded Danish composer Poul Ruders harpsichord concert0 with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leif Segerstam i Symphonic Hall i Århus September in September 2020. Producer is Preben Iwan. On OUR Reccordings website you can read more about this digital EP,- and on our YouTube channel you can watch videos where the composer and Mahan taks abiut the recording and the concerto.
Release and Newsletter March 2022.
March 3, 2022
Today is the international release of the album LUX AETERNA with Danish National Vocal Ensemble conducted by Marcus Creed. The repertoire is all Hungarian with musc by Kodaly and Ligeti. Also today OUR Recordings March Newsletter is send out. In the Newsletter you can read an update on releases,- and also my comments to the insane war in Ukraine.