Notes & Reviews:
Albrecht Menzel (b. 1992) received his first violin instruction at age 4 and made his solo debut, age 13, at the Dresden Music Festival. Trained by renowned violin pedagogue Professor Boris Kuschnir, he now studies with Professor Julian Rachlin at the Vienna Conservatory University. He has meanwhile won numerous national and international music competition prizes and received a stipend from the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, amongst others. He has selected a Schumann/Ernst program for his first OehmsClassics CD release and chosen a partner far from unknown at Oehms: Amir Katz.
American Record Guide, July/August 2015
Oehms has blessed Menzel with good sound, and the German Music Foundation in Hamburg has blessed him with a fine Stradivarius built in 1709, the middle of the maker's Golden Period.