Videos

Thomas Beijer visiting the Frank Martin House 
August, 2021

Thomas Beijer is a Dutch pianist with a special interest in the music of Frank Martin. In February 2022, Thomas Beijer received the Dutch Music Award (Nederlandse Muziekprijs), the highest award given by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science to a musician who performs classical music.

Excerpts of music by Frank Martin
• Petite symphonie concertante (1944-1945)
  Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  Armin Jordan, conductor
• Concerto II for piano and orchestra (1968-1969)
  Paul Badura-Skoda, piano
  Orchestre della Svizzera Italiana
  Christian Benda, conductor
• Danse grave (1941)
  Daniel Spiegelberg, piano

Javier Somoza visiting the Frank Martin House 
Autumn, 2021

The Spanish guitarist Javier Somoza visits the Frank Martin House in Naarden (NL), welcomed by Teresa Martin, youngest daughter of the composer.

Excerpts of music by Frank Martin
• Quatre pièces brèves pour guitare (1933)

Alain Corbellari visiting the Frank Martin House 
September 2021

Alain Corbellari, Swiss biographer and musicologist, visits the Frank Martin House in Naarden (NL), welcomed by Teresa Martin, youngest daughter of the composer.

Excerpts of music by Frank Martin
• Fantaisie sur des rythmes flamenco (1973)
  Daniel Spiegelberg, piano
• Concerto II for piano and orchestra (1986-1969)
  Paul Badura-Skoda, piano
  Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
  Christian Benda, conductor
• Petite symphonie concertante (1944-1945)
  Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  Armin Jordan, conductor

Frank Martin – Un lyrisme intranquille
by Alain Corbellari

A short introduction of this book about Frank Martin, written by Alain Corbellari.

Savoir Suisse, May 2021
EPFL Press

 

Interview with Maria Martin

Interview with Maria Martin (1915-2017), Frank Martin’s widow, at the Frank Martin House at the Bollelaan in Naarden. This film was made in the summer and autumn of 2011 by Véronique Cabois and commissioned by the Frank Martin Stichting, The Netherlands.
(with subtitles in English)

Entretien avec Maria Martin

Entretien avec Maria Martin (1915-2017), la veuve de Frank Martin, à la maison Frank Martin, Bollelaan à Naarden.
Ce film a été réalisé en été et en automne 2011 par Véronique Cabois, à la demande de la Frank Martin Stichting, Pays-Bas.
(avec sous-titres en français)