NIGHT MUSIC WINS AT ICMA 2020
Dorothée Oberlinger and Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca win the International Classical Music Awards in the Baroque Instrumental category. The Jury comprising members from the most important international media ANDANTE (Turkey) – CRESCENDO (Belgium) – DAS ORCHESTER (Germany) – DEUTSCHE WELLE (Germany) – GRAMOFON (Hungary) – IMZ (Austria) – MUSICAL LIFE (Russia) – MDR KULTUR (Germany) – MUSICA (Italy) – MUSIK & THEATER (Switzerland) – OPERA (UK) – ORPHEUS RADIO (Russia) – PIZZICATO (Luxembourg) – POLISH RADIO CHOPIN (Poland ) – RADIO 100,7 (Luxembourg) – RESMUSICA (France) – RONDO CLASSIC (Finland) – SCHERZO (Spain) – UNSISON (Croatia) awarded the prize to Night Music, a fabulous cd that brings together various examples of night music from the European tradition and constitutes a kaleidoscope refracting the manifold facets of night. In tells of brilliant celebrations, nocturnal love dramas and desires, tender lullabies, ghosts, birds of the night and the most holy of nights. It is Antonio Vivaldi’s music that is pivotal to our recording. Providing a bridge between his works and functioning as interludes are songs, diminutions, motets, madrigals, sommeils and chaconnes from Spain, the Netherlands, France, England, Italy, Germany and Austria.
“Offering a thrilling and stylish tour through nocturnal music across the ages, the German recorder player Dorothee Oberlinger and Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca present various facets of the night. The well selected repertory from Middle Ages to the 20th century requires a wide spectrum of styles and techniques. The result of this nocturnal exploration is fascinating: the sophisticated, colourful playing and the rhetoric performances reveal Dorothee Oberlinger’s creative intelligence, which is stimulatingly paired with much poetry and charm”.