from the Glass Armonica
Philharmonic, Boulez and Bronfmann
atmosphere was mysterious and ungraspable, almost otherworldly,
filled with dreamlike shadings. A major, absolutely compelling
An agile, sensitive performance... exhibiting superb interplay..."
Sparkling Highlight: The Vienna Glass Armonica Duo
this perfectly balanced performance, ... met on a mutual level
of commensurate virtuosity..."
this duo was a stroke of luck for the Salzburg Mozart
Festival. No one in the hall could resist the charm of these
tones; seldom does such an enthralled silence palpably pervade
a concert hall after the very first notes..."
interplay of the two artists was perfect; even at incredibly
fast tempos the phrasing was executed with precision."
impressive finale for the Salzburg Mozart Festival. Performing
with precision, the two artists delivered an absolutely
with this type of perfection, the glass armonica and the verrophone are capable of producing all harmonic structures and
impressive is the creativity of Gerald Schönfeldinger, who
has succeeded in realizing personal psychograms in his
Sound of Glass for Modern Souls
creative, innovative treatment of delicate tones is exciting:
is the way the glass armonica can and must live on..."
the middle, the two glass music artists announced the
performance of an eerie eventide dance, and it became apparent
that old glass instruments can also produce modern fantasies.
Thus the Vienna Glass Armonica Duo expanded the scope of
expression of these instruments so that suddenly they were no
longer contemplative in character..."
the Schönfeldingers play -and they do so with glittering
perfection -the hearers are filled with a sense of joy both
earthly and ethereal..."