Furtwängler Symphony No. 1 CPO Review

March 3, 2022
Henry Fogel, Fanfare Magazine

Truly great music can survive mediocre performances. Beethoven symphonies make their impact to some degree no matter how unskilled the conductor and orchestra. But music that is less than great needs help from […]

Furtwängler Symphony No. 1 CPO Review2022-11-22T14:02:28-08:00

Classical CD Reviews: Furtwängler Symphony No. 1

August 20, 2021
Gavin Dixon, Classical CD Reviews

Fawzi Haimor is an American conductor, and may be familiar to audiences there as a former assistant conductor to the Pittsburgh Symphony. He has since pursued a career in Europe and was […]

Classical CD Reviews: Furtwängler Symphony No. 12022-11-22T14:03:11-08:00

Review: War and Departure to the Stars

September 18, 2018
Otto Paul Burkhardt, Südwestpresse

Anyone who wants can stream it all, download it or anything else. But be honest: all the “Digital Concert Halls” are just a substitute. It is still the live experience that counts. Therefore […]

Review: War and Departure to the Stars2018-10-14T10:18:05-07:00

Review: Power chords and a Beethovenfest

January 31, 2018
Armin Knauer, Reutlinger Generalanzeiger

“It may be because Beethoven was once the key to classical music for the new Chief Conductor. That he listened to him non-stop in his room and really took it in. It’s almost […]

Review: Power chords and a Beethovenfest2018-03-17T09:59:42-07:00

Review: Happy New Yeah!

January 17, 2018
Otto Paul Burkhardt, Südwestpresse

“It comes down to the “how”: The way the Philharmonie played under the new Principal Conductor Fawzi Haimor was simply intoxicating. The result: a diversely dazzling, precise and detailed audible sound, presented with […]

Review: Happy New Yeah!2018-03-19T19:32:20-07:00

Review: A jolt goes through the orchestra

September 20, 2017
Uschi Kurz, Reutlinger Blatt

“What followed was a performance in which the orchestra and the conductor sparkled of joy of playing.”

“Haimor is exceptionally charismatic. Before he even picked up his baton to audition last autumn, […]

Review: A jolt goes through the orchestra2018-03-17T09:12:31-07:00

Review: The Sound of the Appalachians at the Foot of the Alb

September 20, 2017
Moritz Siebert, Schwäbisches Tagblatt

“Haimor takes the wheel, steers through the complex rhythmic structure and has the pace under control at all times: he has arrived in Reutlingen.”

“Haimor succeeds to show even more than just […]

Review: The Sound of the Appalachians at the Foot of the Alb2018-03-28T18:01:42-07:00

Review: Strong Start in a new Era

September 20, 2017
Otto Paul Burkhardt, Südwestpresse

“The new Principal Conductor Fawzi Haimor takes the
audience by storm – with a strong yet lucid sound performing works from Adams, Copland and Tchaikovsky.”

“What a debut! Full of energy. And with […]

Review: Strong Start in a new Era2018-03-28T13:00:04-07:00

For some Muslim classical artists, music can speak louder than politics

July 5th, 2017
John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune.

All performing and creative artists who hold complex identities also face complex journeys. Certainly, classical musicians of Middle Eastern heritage and/or Muslim faith often find themselves navigating very complex spaces in the […]

For some Muslim classical artists, music can speak louder than politics2017-09-02T23:18:59-07:00

Fawzi Haimor Anounced As Music Director Designate

December 20th, 2016
Website of the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen

Fawzi Haimor has been announced as Music Director Designate of Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen (WPR), following an impressive debut with the orchestra in December 2016. He will assume the role in September […]

Fawzi Haimor Anounced As Music Director Designate2017-09-02T23:17:44-07:00
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