Senfter: Works For Violin
Label: PALADINO MUSIC
Format: COMPACT DISC
Eichhorn, Friedemann; Rivinius, Paul; Eichhorn, Alexia
Johanna Senfter, one of Max Reger’s favorite students, is one of the most prolific female composers of the 20th century, having written more than 130 vocal and instrumental works. Nowadays, however, her music is nearly forgotten. Violinists Friedemann and Alexia Eichhorn, together with pianist Paul Rivinius, have recorded some of her violin works for a double album, which is now published as a co-production between Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) and paladino music. These four world premiere recordings present music that deserves a wide audience. Friedemann Eichhorn began his violin studies with Valery Gradow at the Mannheim University of Music. He went on to study at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad, Switzerland, and with Margaret Pardee at the Juilliard School. As a soloist, he performs with many renowned orchestras that include, for example, the SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra. Paul Rivinius received his first piano lessons at the age of five. In 1994 he joined the Munich College of Music and graduated with distinction in 1998. For many years, he was a member of the German Federal Youth Orchestra and of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra under Claudio Abbado.