HOPKINSON SMITH

Hopkinson Smith has been called the most moving of present day lutenists...he approaches the lute's universe with a musicality which goes far beyond the seemingly limited voice of his instrument. We invite you to explore on this website the magic of his lute and its music.

FASCH, HAYDN, KOHOUT, HAGEN: Lautenkonzerte

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Auvidis - Astrée E 8641 - released 1999

HOPKINSON SMITH: 13-course lute, CHIARA BANCHINI: violin, DAVID COURVOISIER: viola, ROEL DIELTIENS: cello, DAVID PLANTIER: violin

Awards: 10 de Répertoire, 2000 Cannes Classical Awards prize for best 18th century concerto recording

Lute Concertos
By Fasch, Haydn, Kohaut, Hagen, Dieltiens