Thursday 27 July 2017

QUARTETTO DI CREMONA WINS ECHO KLASSIK 2017

Quartetto di Cremona wins the prize Echo Klassik 2017 for Volume N.7 of the Ludwig van Beethoven string quartets cycle, realised by the German label Audite.
It's the first time in the history of the prize, awarded by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Music Industry Association), that an Italian string quartet wins for the best recording in the section "chamber music of the XIX century" and, more over, for the performance of a German composer. 
Volume N.7 was already recognized as one of the best recording by the Quartetto di Cremona, awarded with the Supersonic Award by Pizzicato Magazine and getting a wonderful review on The Strad. The last CD of the cycle (volume 8) will be realised in September 2017 and presented in Germany on 29/09 while the Quartetto di Cremona will be playing at the Laeisz Halle in Hamburg. 

Friday 21 July 2017

STANDING OVATION IN AMSTERDAM FOR QUARTETTO DI CREMONA

Standing ovation for the Quartetto di Cremona in Amsterdam for the debut at the Concertgebouw on 18 July.
The audience particoulary apprecieted their performance of Beethoven op.132, with huge applauses at the end of the concert and after the encore.
Many people waited for the four musicians to ask autographs and to congratualte direclty with then for the wonderful concert.

Thursday 20 July 2017

DANIEL SMITH IN SEGESTA E PALERMO

Important debut for Daniel Smith who will conduct for the first time the Orchestra of Teatro Massimo di Palermo in two concerts, one at Teatro Greco (the ancient Greek theatre) in Segesta (28/07) and the other at the Pubblic Library "Casa Professa" in Palermo (29/07).
Daniel Smith and the Orchestra of Teatro Massimo will perform an extremly involving program with musics by Beethoven, Mahler and Schumann.

 

Tuesday 18 July 2017

QUARTETTO DI CREMONA DEBUTS IN AMSTERDAM

An important debut for the Quartetto di Cremona who will be playing for the first time at the eminent Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 18 July.
Internationally considered one of the best string quartet of our time, the Quartetto di Cremona will be back to Amsterdam in January 2018, invited to perform at the Biennale of String Quartets, one of the most important music event around Europe.
For more infos on the July concert click here, for the Biennale visit the website here.

Saturday 15 July 2017

GABRILE CARCANO AND LUCA BURATTO AT MARLBORO FESTIVAL

Invited in many previous editions by Mitsuko Uchida, Gabrile Carcano and Luca Buratto will play at the Marlboro Music Festival 2017, which will begin on Saturday 15 July.
Recently have been released both Gabriele Carcano and Luca Buratto first CDs, one dedicated to Brahms, the other to Schumann. Both recordings have gained wonderful reviews by the international critics, confirming the high artistic value of the two pianists and of the Italian piano school.

Friday 14 July 2017

TITO CECCHERINI IN LA PLATA AND BUENOS AIRES

From 14 July Tito Ceccherini will be conducting at the Teatro Argentino in La Plata "Le Grand Macabre" by György Ligeti, which will be performed for the first time in Argentina. 
Particoulary esteemed for his interpretations of the '900 repertoire and the contemporary one, after La Plata Tito Ceccherini will conduct three concerts at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, with a program including Lutoslawski, Adès and Berio.

Saturday 1 July 2017

ENRICO DINDO AND ANDREA LUCCHESINI IN ASTANA

Enrico Dindo and Andrea Lucchesini will have a prominent role in the program of cultural events organized during EXPO 2017-"Future Energy"in Astana (Kazakhstan). 
At the Hall of Energy, on Saturday 1 July Enrico Dindo will perform Dvorak Cello Concerto, while on Sunday 2 July Andrea Lucchesini will play Piano Concert n.3 and n.5 by Beethoven.
Together with Dindo and Lucchesini, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Kazakhstan, conducted by Kanat Omarov.
More info here.

Saturday 1 July 2017

STANISLAV KOCHANOVSKY IN AMSTERDAM

On Saturday 1st July Stanislav Kochanovsky will make his debut with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, which he will conduct in the prestigiuos hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, with a very interesting program including Poulenc Concerto for two pianos (Arthur & Lucas Jussen, soloists), a Suite from Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev and Ravel's Bolero.
For more infos click here.

Saturday 1 July 2017

JOHN AXELROD APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER AT ROSS

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Real Orquestra Sinfónica de Sevilla (ROSS), John Axelrod has been appointed also General Mangager of the Orchestra, strenghthening a long-lasting professional and personal relationship with the Spanish orchestra.
Before being back to Sevilla (07 July), John Axelrod will conduct in Grafenegg (01 July) a concert named "I got rhythm", including music by Gershwin, Shostakovich and Duke Ellington, three composers particoulary closed to Axelrod musical sensitivity.

Here the news about the new appointment at ROSS.
For more info about the Grafenegg concert click here.

Friday 30 June 2017

MARCO RIZZI "SHINES" IN MANNHEIM

Really good reviews for Marco Rizzi's interpretation of the Johann Stamitz Violin Concerto in D major, performed in Mannheim with the Kurpfälzische Kammerochester at the Mannheimer Schloss, during a celebration for the 300th birthday of the composer.
The critics especially admired the "vigorous sound", the "expansive cantability" and the numerous "colourful nouances" of the Italian violinist, who "had shined" for his interpretation. 

Thursday 22 June 2017

MAXIM EMELYANYCHEV AND GABRIELE CARCANO IN BARI

This week two important debuts at Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari: Maxim Emelyanychev, who will conduct an Italian orchestra for the first time, and Gabriele Carcano, at his first experience on Bari's stage.
Although only 27 years old, Maxim Emelyanychev is Principal Conductor of the baroque ensemble Il Pomo d'Oro, well-known all over Europe for its numerous tournèe and for winning the Echo Klassik 2016 award for the recording of Haydn Symphonies and Concerts.
In Bari there will be also another successful young performer: Gabriele Carcano, whose first CD dedicated to early Brahms compositions for piano has been wonderfully reviewed by the international critics. Among authors closed to Carcano's sensitivity, there are certainly Mozart and Beethoven, both in the program of the concert at Petruzzelli (Mozart, Concerto n.23 K.488 and Beethoven, Fantasy op.80 for piano, chorus and orchestra).
To complete the program, Mendelssohn Symphony n.5 "Reform".

For more infos click here.