Pentatone released two CDs by Mari Kodama last year. The solo CD Kaleidoscope – Beethoven Transcriptions with transcriptions of Beethoven’s string quartets for piano by Saint-Saëns, Mussorgsky and Balakirev as well as Beethoven’s variations of the finale of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet. Then the duo CD MON AMI, Mon amour – French Repertoire for Cello and Piano with Matt Haimovitz, with works by Francis Poulenc, Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy and Darius Milhaudso.
In December 2020, the world premiere of John Neumeier’s new ballet with Mari Kodama at the piano was scheduled, with a total of 13 performances of Beethoven Project II. More information about dates will be announced soon. Here you can already find some impressions.