& ALESSANDRA AMMARA
successful release (DECCA 2015) of the complete recording of all works for
piano 4 hands and 2 pianos by Mendelssohn, the
DUO Roberto Prosseda & Alessandra
Ammara, has recorded a 2nd album with the rare concerts for
2 pianos by Mendelssohn.
It has been released on November 14 by Universal/DECCA and is available
at Amazon and international streaming
Both recordings are connected
to a common repertoire with corresponding programs including a special chamber
music selection entitled "Piano Duett".
& ROBERTO PROSSEDA
In 2019/2020, the fruitful musical cooperation
between Mintz and Prosseda will result in a series of CDs to be released by Universal
The first album presenting
Double Concerto for Violin &
Piano by Mendelssohn has been released in July.
Mendelssohn's Sonotas for
violin& piano will follow in
Finally a 3rd CD is planned to follow in 2020, dedicated to the music of the 20th century
with works by Stockhausen, Omizzolo and Fano.
All those recordings
are connected to corresponding concert and recital
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|Aside his international
teaching and concert activities (as f.e. the10 days of the Mintz festival at the Septiembre Musical Tucuman/Argentina),
Mintz 2019/2020 season as
soloist and conductor will be marked
by his increasing presence on
European concert podiums
supported by the release of several new recordings.
After the release of Mintz' longtime expected album with the
solo sonatas by Ysaye
and an updated complete
edition of all of Shlomo Mintz' Deutsche
Grammophon recordings in spring,
Mendelssohn's Double Concerto for
violin & piano
has been published in July to
be followed by Mendelssohn's Sonatas
f. Violin anf Piano in autom, both recorded with Italian
pianist and Mendelssohn specialist Roberto Prosseda.
Alongside, Shlomo Mintz' upcoming seasons on
European concert podiums will include
a cycle of solo
sonatas, a duo recital series and
chamber music program with the Philharmonic
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|After a successful debut as conductor in June in Milano , Prosseda is looking forward
to intensify this aspect of his career.
For the 2019/20 season, aside numerous recitals and concerts in Europe,
China and India, an intereresting new duo programm for 2 pianos
or piano 4 hands,
the "Piano Duett" which
Prosseda will perform together
with AlessandraAmmara has ben included in his repertoir.
Alongside his concert activities, the release of several new recordings
will set interesting marks.
After his series with Mozart's piano
sonatas has been completed with the release in spring of
the last album, Prosseda's Mendelssohn
canon, brilliantly based on his complete recordings
of the works for solo piano, gets new spectacular facets by 3 new albums all dedicated
to Felix Medelssohn:
The Double concerto f. violin & piano recorded with Shlomo Mintz was released by Universal/Decca in July.
In November the Concerts
for 2 pianos
, recorded with Alessandra
Ammara, will follow.
And finally Mendelssohn's Sonatas
f. violin and piano, again recorded with Mintz
are planned to follow till end
of the year.
Together with 1st+2nd piano
concert (released in November 2018), the 3rd piano
on the completed fragment and recorded with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig), a large spectrum
of Mendelssohn's concerts will then be available till the end
of the year.
Complementarily, a recording of the
concert for piano and strings in A Minor
is planned to follow later on.
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premiere", that was one of
the reactions with which the world premier
of a new composition upon a biblique theme ("Sarah & Hagar) performed by the
in the frame of the Schumann-Fest
2019 was received in May 19.
are also plans to produce several new Cds,
including a recording of his string quartetts.
This summer, Lombardi is going to return to his work upon
a new opera project
"OFER", the libretto of which is based upon
a novel by Man Booker-Prize winner David Grossmann.
Furthermore, several commissions for new compositions are in discussion,
among them an European theme
and probably a text by late Nobel price winner Günter
|Betty is looking
forward to an exciting new commission with which she was charged for by
Daniel Barenboim for
the Berlin based Boulez Ensemble.
In our period of worldwide
wars and struggles, Olivero's
"Neharo't, Neharo't gets an increasing,
but deeply sad importance and is currently often performed:
With women in mourning,
mothers, widows and sisters who had
lost their loved ones, live recorded and woven into the composed
music, Olivero gives the suffering of the victims in the battle
zones of the world a moving voice.
On teh contarry, another of her compositions,
The shadow which brings dreams, dedicated to
original writings of children who had been
deported to Theresienstadt, is meant to be a message of
hope, since the children,
even though surrounded by death and despair, speak in simple words
upon hope and the beauty of the creation.
Among the many works she composed there's the
successful original soundtrack
for the German silent movie
"Der Golem" commissioned
by ART WORKs Berlin
for Giora Feidman and the Arditti String Quartet.
After it's successful world premier
in 1996, the music went around the world
, accompanying the silent movie or as
chamber music version for string orchestra:
f. clarinet and string quartett or string orchestra.
Video footage for all
Info Silent movies from
of the highlight of Buchwald's activities in spring 2019 was the world premiere of
a new music for the silent movie "The Scarlet
Flower" with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
under his baton, followed by the world premier of his new sound track for the silent movie "Die Stadt ohne Juden"
(The city without Jews) on
April 15 in Seattle.
In automn 2019,
a thrilling film-concert will
have it's world premiere:
Buchwald's new music
a French-Russian silent
movie from 1927 will be performed for the first time
in October in Freiburg, with the
Freiburg Philharmonic orchestra
conducted by Buchwald.
Further performances are programmed
for Pordenone, Bristol, Venice and Paris.
Likewise, the Cinémathèque
Francaise will release a DVD of the film together with Buchwald's new sound track.
DVD-Democopies for Buchwalds
Murnaus "Nosferatu" and
"The Wind" and the Japanese silent movie
"Sumiko" as well
as the corresponding scores are available.
|JEAN JACQUES LEMETRE
Music written for the ThdS
Music from "Cds à ID"
are 2 new publications available upon Lemêtre's
work and music:
"Jouer avec la musique"
a book upon his work with the Théâtre du
Soleil has been published by Actes-Sud.
And a DVD with 4 films by Anne
Lacombe upon his music, "L'oeil
been released at Fortdecafe.
last production of Ariane Mnouchkine's Théâtre
du Soleil, "Une
chambre en Inde" with
the music of Lemêtre has been nominated for French Prix Molière.