News and Press


Upcoming Kölner Akademie recording projects for BIS:

Mozart’s Masonic Music for release in fall of 2017

Complete set of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys works for Piano and Orchestra with Ronald Brautigam for release in 2018

Complete set of Beethoven Piano concertos with Ronald Brautigam which will be released in time for Beethoven’s 250th Birthday in 2020

Upcoming Kölner Akademie recording projects for CPO

Christmas cantatas by Johann Schelle for release for Christmas 2017
Passion Oratorio:  Jesu, deine Passion will ich jetzt bedenken by Ernst Wilhelm Wolf for release for Easter 2018



“Beguiling Baroque bonanza at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey”

The Kölner Akademie, presented “The 3 Sopranos” in a blockbuster vocal-fest of works by Handel, Vivaldi and Purcell on Jan. 21, as the first stop on their upcoming tour…


Beethoven piano concertos with Ronald Brautigam in Eindhoven



Esta es Mozart Festival: Bogotá., Columbia



Christmas concert in the Kölner Philharmonie



Saoû Chant Mozart Festival



Dahlheimer Musiksommer



Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 8, 11 & 13

Mozart Klavierkonzerte Nr. 8, 11, 13-page-001

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E.T.A. Hoffmann Symphony, Overtures

Hoffmann CD

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Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 18 & 22

Any new recording has to have something very special to offer in the way of performance or sound in order to make me sit up and take notice. This new album from pianist Ronald Brautigam with Maestro Alexander Willens and the Cologne Academy made me sit up and take notice.

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Graun: Easter Oratorio

Graun Easter oratorio

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