Roberta Invernizzi

The Italian Soprano Roberta Invernizzi is today one of the most sought after soloists in the field of baroque and classical repertoire and internationally recognized as a benchmark of style and baroque singing.

Born in Milan, she studied piano and double bass before turning to singing, studying with Margaret Heyward.

She has sung in many of the most important theatres in Europe and the United States, working with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Giovanni Antonini, Fabio Biondi,  Ivor Bolton, Franz Brüggen, Alan Curtis, Ottavio Dantone, Gustavo Dudamel, Antonio Florio,  Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Ton Koopman, Gustav Leonhardt and Jordi Savall and ...

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The term ‘musical journey’ has certainly been used since ancient times, one may think of the exquisite reports of Charles Burney, who travelled through Europe in the 1700s reporting his impressions and collecting manuscripts. This recording of Ensemble Chiaroscuro sees a very authentic and original concert programme, a journey through time and space.

From Dario Castello’s stil modern, rich in enthusiasm and exploration, to the eighteenth-century sonatas that are the culmination of that research. A champion, Captaine Hume, who plays the viola evocatively, Italian composers who write in the style of the French and Germans who write in the ...

Listen to Pergolesi and Vivaldi by Sara Mingardo, Silvia Frigato and Accademia degli Astrusi, now on YouTube

An incredible live recording with an exceptional cast!

Marianism is the fil rouge that unites the world famous compositions presented in this CD. From the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi through the Nisi Dominus and the Sinfonia Al Santo Sepolcro by Antonio Vivaldi, it is the Virgin’s lament that guides the two composers in the realization of what are among their most renown and heart felt works. According to a widely known legend, Pergolesi died the day he completed Stabat Mater: but whether true or not, the diffusion of the Stabat was immediate, European-wide and highly acclaimed. This work set ...

Mozart by Domenico Nordio and Danilo Rossi is out now.

Live recording of some of the young Mozart’s masterpieces, brilliantly performed by soloists Domenico Nordio (violin) and Danilo Rossi (viola) with the Ensemble Respighi directed by M° Federico Ferri.

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MOZART THE 5 VIOLIN CONCERTOS SINFONIA CONCERTANTE

Ensemble Respighi

 

The Respighi Ensemble, founded by Federico Ferri in 1995, gathers together a group of prestigious musicians, winners of national and international competitions.  It performs a vast repertoire, giving particular attention to Italian music, taking care to adopt appropriate performance techniques and original instruments according to the historical period in which the piece was written.

The Respighi Ensemble collaborates with soloists such as Bruno Canino, Franco Maggio Ormezowsky, Domenico Nordio, Danilo Rossi, Emanuele Segre and actors such as Arnoldo Foà, Nando Gazzolo, Ugo Pagliai and Paola Gassman.

The group performs regularly in Italy and other countries in prestigious concert halls ...

Danilo Rossi

Danilo Rossi graduated with all distinctions with Fabrizio Merlini and then completed his studies with Piero Farulli, Dino Asciolla, Yuri Bashmet and Paolo Borciani for chamber music.

He won the Stresa and Vittorio Veneto Competitions, was awarded the  Accademia Chigiana Prize, the second Prize and the Jury Special Prize at the Third International Viola Competition in Moscow. At the age of just 20, in 1986 Danilo Rossi was appointed by Riccardo Muti to the position of first violist of the Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, so becoming the youngest first viola in the story of the Milan Theater.

Since then he ...

Domenico Nordio

Domenico Nordio is one of acclaimed musicians of our time. He has performed in the world’s prestigious halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Barbican Center in London and Suntory Hall in Tokyo), with leading orchestras, including London Symphony, National de France, Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Istanbul Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra, Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Moscow State Symphony and with conductors such as Flor, Steinberg, Casadesus, Luisi, Lazarev, Aykal.

Recent seasons included concerts at St.Petersburg Philharmonic Great Hall, Bucarest Enescu ...

Opera News review about Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater

Judith Malafronte review of the CD Stabat Mater – sacred music of the italian Eighteenth century.

contralto Sara Mingardo“Contralto Sara Mingardo is an arresting and stylish singer who combines technical security with a seemingly effortless delivery; her artistry and vocal allure never fail to please. Vivaldi’s multi-movement Nisi Dominus, for solo alto with strings in a variety of demanding musical styles, is a perfect vehicle to showcase Mingardo’s tasteful and committed singing. Written for the Ospedale della Pietà—the orphanage, convent and music conservatory where Vivaldi ...

Sacred Music by Andrea Luchesi on American Record Guide

American Record Guide

Independent critics reviewing classical recordings and music in concert

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LUCHESI: Salve Regina; Stabat Mater; Kyrie; Miserere; Te Deum Laura Antonaz, Elena Biscuola, Luca Dordolo, Matteo Bellotto; Busoni Chamber Orchestra; Trieste Civic Chorus/ Massimo Belli Concerto 2098—61 minutes

“Andrea Luchesi (1741-1801) began his career in Venice, where he was trained in both operatic and sacred composition. He had operatic successes in Venice and accepted commissions to write both ...

Ferruccio Busoni 150th Anniversary

Our new September release wants to honor an importat composer from Orchestral music of the XIX century during his 150th Anniversary: Ferruccio Busoni.

Busoni and Trieste – the city to which the pianist and composer, native of Empoli and adopted by Berlin, is chromosomally linked, is celebrated here in concert and brought to life in this disk.

The concert took place on 1st April 2016, on the occasion of the 150th Birthday of Busoni, with the Trieste Chamber Orchestra and Chloe Mun, the young winner of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in 2015, at the piano.