Borletti-Buitoni Trust
BBT Artists Rewarding Musical Excellence
Antoine Tamestit
BBT Award 2006

Antoine Tamestit - Audio

Olga Neuwirth Viola Concerto Remnants of Song… An Amphigory

Olga Neuwirth: Viola Concerto Remnants of Song… An Amphigory

Antoine Tamestit viola
RSO Wien
Peter Eötvös conductor

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Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award winner in 2006, violist Antoine Tamestit gave the world premiere of Olga Neuwrith’s Viola Concert entitled Remnants of Song… An Amphigory. It was co-commisioned for him by the BBT with ORF, Musikprotokoll Graz, Wien Modern, DSO Berlin and the late Betty Freeman.

This is an excerpt from the world premiere at the Musikprotokoll Graz on 10th October 2009, with the RSO Wien under Peter Eötvös. Further performances took place on 20 November 2009 at Wien Modern and 31 January 2010 with DSO Berlin conducted by Alejo Perez.

Schubert Trout Quintet

Martin Helmchen piano
Christian Tetzlaff violin
Antoine Tamestit viola
Marie-Elisabeth Hecker cello
Alois Posch double bass

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Three BBT Award Winners – Martin Helmchen, Antoine Tamestit and Marie-Elisabeth Hecker – are joined by BBT Honorary Committee member Christian Tetzlaff on Pentatone Classics for Schubert’s Trout Quintet.

“More completely satisfactory than any account I have ever heard of this work”
BBC Music Magazine, July 2009