Introduction

For Seasons

by Deutsche Grammophon

| March 09, 2017

Join Daniel Hope for monthly posts on his new album 'For Seasons' in which he unites his first recording of Vivaldi’s 'Four Seasons' with works spanning acclaimed neo-classical pieces by Aphex Twin, Nils Frahm, Max Richter and Chilly Gonzales to romantic pieces by Brahms and Schumann in a compelling new reflection on time’s passing. There 12 such pieces arranged for the violin - one for every month of the year and in each video Daniel comments on the creative relationship between music, art and the ever-changing calendar - month by month.

Introduction

Four Seasons - Summer 3

by Deutsche Grammophon

| March 10, 2017

The first "half" of Daniel Hope's For Seasons album is his first recording of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. To the music of the 3rd movement of the Summer concerto listen to Daniel explaining why he decided to pair this music with four charcoal drawings by the artist Dirk Dzimirsky.

Webisode #1 - January

January - Nils Frahm / Ambre

by Deutsche Grammophon

| March 09, 2017

Daniel Hope begins his 12-month tour of the 2nd half of his For Seasons album with an arrangement of Nils Frahm's Ambre that Daniel has partnered with a painting by Caio Fonseca called Fifth Street.

Webisode #2 - February

February - Rameau / Danse des Sauvages

by Deutsche Grammophon

| March 09, 2017

February sees Daniel Hope programming the Danse des Sauvages by Rameau from his opera Les Indes galantes, performed with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra. The music is paired with a caricature painting of by Emess called Ol' Fritz

Webisode #3 - March

March - Max Richter / Spring 1

by Deutsche Grammophon

| March 31, 2017

March's track is Spring 1 from Max Richter's Recomposed: Vivaldi Four Seasons, performed with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and Jane Berthe (harp). The music is paired with a drawing called Drawn Face VI
by Dirk Dzimirsky.

Webisode #4 - April

April - Aphex Twin / Avril 14th

by Deutsche Grammophon

| April 07, 2017

April's track is Avril 14th by Aphex Twin in an arrangement by Christian Badzura, performed with Jacques Ammon, Christoph Anacker, Jane Berthe and the Kaiser Quartett. The music is paired with a painting called "Après nous le déluge" by Simone Haack.