VÖ: OCTOBER 26, 2012
UNIVERSAL MUSIC - DECCA - DEAG MUSIC - ZDF
With his crossover album "Music", star violinist David Garrett virtuously combines the various musical styles and eras with each other and thus not only presents pieces that go straight to the blood, but also sets standards in terms of versatility of his violin playing. In arrangements from Ludwig van Beethoven to Michael Jackson, the violinist plays fascinatingly with the various elements from the world of classical and pop.
"Music" - a word that is understood around the globe. No wonder that David Garrett, who has successfully crossed all borders in his art for years and connects different styles, genres and generations, chose this title aiming at universality for his new album. With "Music"The exceptional artist seizes the musical opportunity to present the violin to his listeners from a completely different light. On his most versatile crossover album ever, David Garrett exploits all possibilities to show the world what the art of consummate violin playing is all about.
On his DVD "Music! - Live in Concert", he shows once again that he is not only comfortable in the studio, but also on stage. With classics like "We Will Rock You" he opens the live experience and then leads through a colorful program full of energy and music history. Between Beethoven's and Paul McCartney's works, one finds oneself with Nirvana, Coldplay and Justin Timberlake. With his versatility and the extraordinary atmosphere of his concerts, David Garrett once again captivates and draws the audience under his spell.
Recording of the concert from April 12, 2012 in Hanover by ZDF
Franck van der Heijden, conductor/guitar
Marcus Wolf, guitar
Jeff Allen, bass
John Haywood, keyboard
Jeff Lipstein, drums
New Philharmonic Orchestra Frankfurt
Tobias Feilen, Producer/ZDF
Hannes Rossacher, Director
Peter Schwenkow/Jan Schöttke, organizer DEAG classics AG