Moving across the pond!
Change is on the cards for us and as creatures of habit we all know how scary that can sometimes feel. I have the feeling of uncertainty, unease, anxiety and a need to look into the future to see what will happen next. I was totally surprised by the EU referendum result as I quite […]Continue reading
Love makes the world go round..
With our 1901 Arts Club concert just around the corner, I’ve been spending quite a bit of time recently thinking about this tiny four letter word that is at the centre of our themed programme celebrating St Valentne’s Day. L.O.V.E. It gets used so freely in my world, I hear it, feel it and […]Continue reading
Three is the magic number!
It’s a very odd feeling when suddenly the ground is moving beneath your feet and you’re in the middle of doing the washing up! Or when you feel sick to your stomach at the prospect of eating when your whole body is crying out to lie down right now, next to the washing machine, curl […]Continue reading
Review from the 1901 Arts Club
We were delighted to receive the following review from Frances Wilson on her blog: [quote] This powerful and emotional work was given a passionate and involving account by Steinberg Duo who allowed the music to speak for itself.[/quote] Click here to read the full reviewContinue reading
Reviews for our Franck, Dvorak & Grieg CD
[quote] Louisa Stonehill and Nicholas Burns, the Steinberg Duo, themselves hit the target in their superbly characterised and open-hearted account of the Sonata, which is well complemented with a bright, confident performance of Grieg’s rather underrated Third Violin Sonata, Franck’s gentle Andantino Quietoso, and Dvorak’s Four Romantic Pieces, in which there is more substance than […]Continue reading
This weekend we will be performing at the 1901 Arts Club on London’s Southbank on Saturday night, and in our own studio in Greenwich on Sunday evening. As we know many of you would love to join us for our concerts we will be live-streaming both events on our youtube channel! We really hope you […]Continue reading
BBC Radio 3 Broadcast on Essential Classics!
We are delighted that our performance of Grieg’s C minor Sonata from our latest CD release was broadcast yesterday Wednesday 21st January on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Essential Classics’. Rob Cowan described it as ‘a sensitive performance’ and we’re thrilled that it got airtime. We’re really hoping some of our Franck & Dvorak make it on […]Continue reading
New CD release for the New Year!
We are delighted to announce that our latest CD for Nimbus is out now! Recorded last January at the Banff Centre in Canada, it features three major works for Violin & Piano, written within a few months of each other in 1886/7, along with a rarely performed miniature by Franck: Franck Andantino quietoso & […]Continue reading
Reviews for our latest Sawyers CD
[quote]Scarcely less impressive is the strikingly cogent and compact Concertante for violin, piano and strings from 2006. Certainly it enjoys dashingly eloquent advocacy from the Steinberg Duo[/quote] Andrew Achenbach, Gramophone Magazine [quote]his music is emotionally direct and always involving the intelligent listener. This is the kind of music for which many people have been secretly hoping for […]Continue reading
Second CD release for Nimbus Alliance out now!
We are absolutely delighted to announce that our 2nd CD release featuring Philip Sawyers’s Concertante for Violin, Piano & Strings is out now on the Nimbus Alliance label. Recorded in May 2013 with the Orchestra of the Swan and Kenneth Woods, we appear alongside Sawyers’s 2nd Symphony and magnificent cello concerto, played beautifully by Maja Bogdanovich.Continue reading