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  • First recording with the SPO/Chung goes 'Gold' three weeks after its release.

    August 2011

    First recording with the SPO/Chung goes 'Gold' three weeks after its release. In the photograph, Pete Song, head of Universal Classics, Korea, Maestro Chung, and Michael Fine. The photograph was taken after a full day of recording sessions for Tchaicovsky's Pathetique and Rachmaninoff's own orchestration of Vocalise. Michael will join the orchestra for their European tour beginning at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam on August 19, continuing to the Edinburgh International Festival, Grafenegg, and the Bremen Musikfest. Next CD release: Mahler Symphony 1 in October.

  • Deutsche Grammophon releases Libera with soprano Sumi Jo, the Prague Philharmonia, and conductor Ondrej Lenard.

    August 2011

    Deutsche Grammophon releases Libera with soprano Sumi Jo, the Prague Philharmonia, and conductor Ondrej Lenard. The recording celebrates the great Korean singer's 25th anniversary on the stage. The recording was produced by Michael Fine with engineer Jin Choi.

  • EMI/Virgin Classics announces the release of The Complete Chamber Music of Faure

    August 2011

    EMI/Virgin Classics announces the release of The Complete Chamber Music of Faure, recorded last summer and fall in Paris with a stellar group of French musicians. The recording was produced by Michael Fine with engineer Wolf-Dieter Karwatky.

  • A souvenir of Michael Fine's concert with the Opole Philharmonic in June

    August 2011

    A souvenir of Michael Fine's concert with the Opole Philharmonic in June, here accompanying the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with clarinetist Michael Kowalski.

  • The Seoul Philharmonic's first recording under the new DGG contract will be released in July.

    July 2011

    Maestro Myung Whun Chung leads the orchestra in a program of Debussy and Ravel. The recording was produced and edited by Michael Fine. The Seoul Philharmonic plays in Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, the Edinburgh Festival, Grafenegg, and opens the Bremen Musikfest in August.