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  • Michael Fine inaugurated the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra's new recording facilty just after Christmas

    December 2012

    Michael Fine inaugurated the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra's new recording facilty just after Christmas with Lou Harrison's and John Cage's Double Music for percussion quartet featuring the SPO's superb musicians. Edward Choi, Miyoune Kim, Mun-Hong Kim, and Adrien Perruchon. The new state of the art studio has a Yamaha DM2000 mixing desk and 58 Sennheiser digital microphones, B&W Nautilus speakers, and a range of superb outboard equipment including 2 TC reverb units and Weiss EQ. Wolf-DIeter Karwatky was tonmeister for the session assisted by Jin Choi.

  • Decca releases our production of the Rachmaninov 2nd Piano Concerto performed by Valentina Lisitsa with Michael Francis

    November 2012

    Decca releases our production of the Rachmaninov 2nd Piano Concerto performed by Valentina Lisitsa with Michael Francis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. All four concertos plus the Paganini Rhapsody will be available in a deluxe box set this spring, we are told.

  • Handel at the Piano Nr. 1 on the Netherlands Itunes Classical Charts

    November 2012

    Daria van den Bercken's Handel at the Piano, released by SONY Classical and produced by Michael Fine has been at the top of the Itunes charts in the Netherlands and recently received a rare 5 star review from the Volkskrant. We couldn't agree more.

  • Master cellist Gautier Capucon and pianist Frank Braley will record a program of music

    November 2012

    Master cellist Gautier Capucon and pianist Frank Braley will record a program of music by Debussy, Schumann, Schubert, and Britten in Hohenems, Austria. Michael Fine will produce the recording for Virgin Classics with Jin Choi, engineer.

  • SONY Classics to release Daria van den Bercken's Handel at the Piano on October 25th

    October 2012

    SONY Classics to release Daria van den Bercken's Handel at the Piano on October 25th. The recording, made in Hannover's Beethovensaal on a Boesendorfer Imperial, was produced and edited by Michael Fine. Visit Daria's website Handel at the Piano.com for more information and some delightful video clips.