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Nikolai Badinski

Nikolai Badinski

The Composer

Prominent personalities of the international music life have expressed great admiration for Nikolai Badinski’s music. György Ligeti characterizes it as “very refined, very highly rated in its quality.” The ‘musical Pope’ H.H. Stuckenschmidt praised the “unmistakable personal language” of his music in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and wrote that “one is captivated until the end”.

The notable musicologist Carl Dahlhaus has written that “Badinski combines a well-founded and many-sided musical education with an acute sense for contemporary tendencies; there is a balance between the inclination towards the experimental and an aesthetic conscience dedicated to ...



Critical Reviews:

His music is far from mere contrivance and shows a true creative impulse...all these compositions, while uncompromisingly ‚modern’, seem to aim at giving contemporary music a human voice. (Record Reviews, 1981)

The concerto (Violin Concerto Nr.3) was very successfully performed as world premiere with the Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra under Cristobal Halffter and Christiane Edinger as soloist. (Deutsche Tagespost, 1980)

Nikolai Badinski has created a remarkable and rich oeuvre. (Radio France, 1982)

His music has really a truly new sonority. (Radio RAI, 1981)

Badinski´s music displays an exciting richness of invention, an abundance of constructive solutions and a ...


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