27 May 2013

Review of Andrea Luchesi I – Clic Musique

“(…) Pieces with refined character similar to the sonatas of Scarlatti, Mozart and Haydn. Thanks to a subtle and elegant touch, the pianist gives these little gems real brightness and brings out meaning through the beautiful harmonic colours. Undoubtedly one to be listened to!” Attached is the full review by Pierre Vassal in the April 2013 issue of Clic Musique. More here.

17 May 2013

5 stars for Castelnuovo-Tedesco on Amadeus

The splendid Concerto op.99, the intense quintet for strings and guitar op. 143 and the poignant music of Romancero Gitano have been reviewed by Marco Riboni in the May 2013 edition of Amadeus. “An excellent example of the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano e Trento”. “Of a similar standard are the results of the Polifonico Castelbarco di Avio Choir under the careful and attentive direction of Luigi Azzolini”. “Regarding Giulio Tampalini, not only are the technical and artistic qualities amazing but also the great quantity of recordings, concerts and masterclasses”. Download here.

09 May 2013

May’s new release – Kurt Weill, Igor Stravinsky, Darius Milhaud

Live at the San Carlo theatre: two exceptional recordings from the stage of the oldest theatre in Europe, recorded at different times but presented for the first time on this CD. The programme opens under the prestigious baton of Sir Jeffrey Tate who directs the violin concerto by Kurt Weill – the violin is played by Gabriele Pieranunzi with great soloistic quality; the second and more recent recording sees another great musical star, the brother of Gabriele, Enrico, take his turn for the first time with Alessandro Carbonare on the clarinet in a more classical style. The notes and interviews with ...