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
Reviews for our Elgar & Sawyers CD…
Here are the critics’ thoughts on our first CD release: [quote]The Steinberg Duo prove passionately committed advocates not only of Sawyer’s works but of the Elgar too…It is good to welcome two works to the repertory that deserve to be widely performed. [/quote] Edward Greenfield, Gramophone Magazine, December 2013?[hr] [quote]Rarely does a recording exude so […]Continue reading
To Evaluate or Procrastinate?
Now in full swing of Malaysian life, we have been loving our time here. Nick has been working hard examining hundreds of nervous little souls and I have been beavering away at my much neglected ‘List’. I did bring my violin, however it’s collecting dust at the back of the cupboard after my poorly violin […]Continue reading
Under the microscope
Many, many apologies for the silence over the last two weeks, perhaps inevitably once the recording drew near, our heads went down and we focused entirely on our playing. We are now back at home after an incredible four weeks and we of course want to bring you up to date on the rest of […]Continue reading
Elgar Sonata Review
Here is a lovely review from MusettaStone.com of our performance of the Elgar Sonata at The Banff Centre at the beginning of January: It was simply magical!? The duo brought to the stage so many different moods, colours, and atmospheres.? I was particularly impressed in how unified their performance was, and how they moved with […]Continue reading