Zlata Chochieva: CD release and concert at the Konzerthaus, Berlin

Today Zlata Chochieva releases Chiaroscuro, a daring combination of works by Mozart and Scriabin. ‘[Her] grasp of Scriabin is full of poetry, lean in tone and – like her Mozart – of great clarity.’ – PIANIST magazine, May 2022. Chiaroscuro is Chochieva’s first disc on the naïve label. Listen and order here: Chochieva returns toRead more ›

Grant Llewellyn with Renée Fleming in North Carolina

Music Director Laureate of the North Carolina Symphony, Grant Llewellyn returns after a 3-year break due to the pandemic for a special one-night-only event with Renée Fleming on the 90th anniversary of the Symphony’s very first concert, before conducting two performances of Beethoven’s epic Symphony No.9 in June.

‘Breathtaking’ music-making in Munich

Congratulations to Hyeyoon Park and Benjamin Grosvenor for a wonderful week in Munich! The duo gave a recital on Tuesday evening at the Allerheiligen-Hofkirche which received the highest praise from Suddeutsche Zeitung – describing their partnership as at the ‘highest quality in every respect’. Tomorrow (Saturday 14th), Benjamin opens the Berliner Klavier Festival at theRead more ›

Matthew Halls returns to Finland

This week, Matthew Halls returns to conduct the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and is joined by violinist Augustin Hadelich, performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Schubert’s Symphony No. 5. Watch and listen live here.

Alpesh Chauhan: Associazione Nazionale Critici Musicali award

Warm congratulations to British conductor Alpesh Chauhan on receiving the prestigious Conductor Award from the Italian National Association of Music Critics for ‘Miglior Direttore’ for concerts across 2021. The award singled out his work with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Orchestra della Toscana and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano. On receiving theRead more ›

Juho Pohjonen joins JBM for general management

We are delighted to announce that Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen is joining our artist roster. Pohjonen is regarded as one of today’s most exciting and unique instrumentalists, performing widely in Europe, Asia, and North America. An ardent exponent of Scandinavian music, Pohjonen’s growing discography offers a showcase of music by Finnish compatriots such as Esa-PekkaRead more ›

5 singles from ‘Chiaroscuro’ album out now!

Today Zlata Chochieva releases Scriabin’s 5 Preludes Op.15, the first singles from her upcoming album Chiaroscuro. Listen and pre-order here. To be released on 20th May 2022 and coinciding with Scriabin’s 150th anniversary year, Chiaroscuro is a delightful combination of Mozart and Scriabin. Watch the album trailer for more.

Zlata Chochieva embarks upon US tour

In the lead-up to the release of her first album on the naïve label, Chochieva returns to the US for the first time since the pandemic. She performs at the Miami International Piano Festival on 1 May and the Frederic Chopin Society in Minneapolis on 8 May, culminating in further recitals in Duluth on 9Read more ›

Olli Mustonen in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Olli Mustonen takes up his triple-role as conductor, composer, and pianist, returning to Brazil after two and a half years to conduct the Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais in an exhilarating programme featuring Mustonen’s The Old Church at Petajavesi, and his playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major.  

JBM Artists at the BBC Proms 2022

This summer the BBC Proms return to the Royal Albert Hall for another season of exhilarating live performances – with three notable highlights from the JBM family:   29 July PROM 18 British conductor Alpesh Chauhan makes his much-anticipated Proms debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – where he is Associate Conductor. He brings a powerfulRead more ›