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  • Michael Fine returns to Glasgow and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for two recordings in September.

    September 2017

    Michael Fine returns to Glasgow and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for two recordings in September.  Pianist Jae-Hyuck Cho will record Beethoven's and Liszt's first piano concertos with Adrien Perruchon conducting for SONY Classics. The second recording will feature Michael's own compositions including Suite for Strings, Seasonal Rites, and the Double Concerto with soloists Igor and Vesna Gruppman.  Philip Ryan Mann will conduct the sessions.  Jin Choi will be joining MIchael in the booth as engineer.

  • A collection of Scarlatti's ingenious and inventive Sonatas was recorded by Dutch-Russian pianist Daria van den Bercken for SONY Classics

    September 2017

    A collection of Scarlatti's ingenious and inventive Sonatas was recorded by Dutch-Russian pianist Daria van den Bercken for SONY Classics.  Michael Fine produced the sessions in the small hall of the Musikgebouw, Eindhoven, with Erdo Groot, engineer.  The piano technician was Michel Brandjes.  The recording is scheduled for a very quick turnaround and will be released in early November.  This is our third recording with Daria.

  • In between Prague and Eindhoven, we returned to one of our favorite recordings venues - the Leibniz Saal (formerly the Beethoven Saal) in Hannover's Congress Centrum for Michael Fine's fifth recording with cellist Mark Kosower, the solo cellist of the Cle

    September 2017

    In between Prague and Eindhoven, we returned to one of our favorite recordings venues - the Leibniz Saal (formerly the Beethoven Saal) in Hannover's Congress Centrum for Michael Fine's fifth recording with cellist Mark Kosower, the solo cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra.  The repertoire this time was Brahms: his two cello sonatas as well as the composer's transcription of the Violin Sonata in G - The Raindrop - for cello and piano.  Accompanying Mark on a Bosendoerfer prepared by Gerd Finkenstein was pianist Jee-Won Oh.  Wolf-Dieter Karwatky was engineer for the sessions.

  • Michael Fine traveled to Seoul to record the inaugural concerts of the One Korea Orchestra in an all-Beethoven program with Maestro Myung Whun Chung and pianist Seongjin Cho.

    August 2017

    Michael Fine traveled to Seoul to record the inaugural concerts of the One Korea Orchestra in an all-Beethoven program with Maestro Myung Whun Chung and pianist Seongjin Cho.  The program of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and Emperor Concerto will be released on Deutsche Grammophon in 2018.  The recording was made in Lotte Hall on the occasion of the second anniversary of the hall's opening.  Jin Choi worked with Michael as balance engineer.

  • Fine Sound Productions with Michael Fine producing recorded a particularly beautiful French program with Maestro Emmanuel Villaume, pianist Andrew van Oeyen and the Prague Philharmonia (PKF) in the studios of the Czech Radio.

    August 2017

     
    Fine Sound Productions with Michael Fine producing recorded a particularly beautiful French program with Maestro Emmanuel Villaume, pianist Andrew van Oeyen and the Prague Philharmonia (PKF) in the studios of the Czech Radio.  Along with the rarely heard Debussy Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra in its revised version along with Bizet's sparkling Symphony in C and the Suite from Ravel's magical Ma Mère L'oye.  Jakub Hadraba was engineer for the sessions.

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