& 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".
|With the release of 2 new ercordings, Prosseda's
brilliantly based on his complete recordings of the works for
solo piano, has once again been extended:
The Double concerto f. violin & piano recorded with Shlomo Mintz was released by Universal/Decca in July, followed by
for 2 pianos, recorded with Alessandra
And in early 2020 Mendelssohn's Sonatas
f. violin and piano, again recorded with Mintz
are planned to be published
by Universal/DECCA Italy.
a recording of the concert for piano and
strings in A Minor is planned to follow later on.
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 in 2020 latest.
this Romantic repertoiy, a new recording
with contemporary works of Italiancomposers
is planned as well.
the 2020 concert season, aside numerous
masterclasses, Prosseda's concert schedule will lead him to Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Denmark, Turkey and China performing
concerts and recitals of the Romantic era, mainly centered upon Mozart and
And 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.
2021, Prosseda will
celebrate the New Year in Germany,
where he will perform a series of concerts for Pedal
Piano with the Stuttgart Philharmonic
& ROBERTO PROSSEDA
After the release of the
Double Concerto for Violin &
Piano by Mendelssohn in July 19, a second album is gong to be released in early 2020: Mendelssohn's Sonotas for
violin& piano .
Both CDs are distributerd
by Universal/Decca Ital and are connected to corresponding concert and recital
Presse & Video
|.After the release of Mintz' longtime expected album with the
solo sonatas by Ysaye
and Mendelssohn's Double Concerto for
violin & piano recorded with Italian
pianist and Mendelssohn specialist Roberto Prosseda,
an album with Mendelssohn's Sonatas f. Violin anf Piano (again
performed with Prosseda)
is programmed to be released in early 2020.
Aside his vocation for pedagigic work
which Mintz engages jhimself insensely in the frame of his regular international masterclasses, Mintz activities in 2020 will be marked
by his increasing interest in combining
his work as soloist with conducting..
Alongside, Shlomo Mintz' upcoming season on
European concert podiums will include
a cycle of solo
sonatas, a duo recital series and
chamber music program with the Philharmonic
Press & Video
|For 2020, Lombardi is focusing a quite broad
spectrum of projects:
are also plans to produce several new Cds,
including a recording of his string quartetts.
not only, that he will return to his work upon his new
"ORA - Till the end of the
land", the libretto of which is based upon
a novel by Man Booker-Prize winner David Grossmann,
There are also several ideas for new commissions, among them an European
theme, probably a text by late Nobel price winner Günter
Grass, and probably a suite for piano.
Finally, in view the climate change problem, a plan to complement
his compositions "Terra" and "Mare" by "Vento" and "Sole" to
become a 'Symphony of Elements'.
|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 the 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
In many aspects, the past year was quite
spectacular for Günter:
After the successful world premier of his new sound track for the silent movie "Die Stadt ohne Juden"
(The city without Jews) in Seattle, Buchwald's new music
a French-Russian silent movie from
1927, has been premiered with overwhelming succes with the
Freiburg Philharmonic orchestra
conducted by Buchwald.
And the Cinémathèque
Francaise, who has restored the film and helds the
copyright, will release a DVD of the film together with Buchwald's new sound track.
in November 2019, the German premier of a chamber version of Buchwald's
music for "Express 300 Miles", a rare silent movie from
Japan, took place in
Since already further performances
of Casanova are programmed for Pordenone, Bristol, Venice and Paris and not few
other film concerts with his music,
there's reason to believe that 2020
will not be less interesting for him...
DVD-Democopies of Buchwalds film concerts with
Murnaus "Nosferatu" and
"Faust", the Hollywood
"The Wind" and the Japanese silent movies
"Sumiko" and "Express 300 Miles" 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.