Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, Humoreske & Blumenstück - Luca Buratto

Hyperion is thrilled to welcome 2015 Honens Prize Laureate Luca Buratto to the label, a pianist whose ‘fiery imagination and finesse’ (Musical America) are perfectly suited to the demands of this all-Schumann programme. Despite its unassuming title, the Humoreske is no mere miniature but a full-scale piano cycle, very much on a par with the Davidsbündlertänze.

Musica in Bocconi 18 - Luca Buratto

E' ormai tradizione consolidata che la Bocconi proponga numerose iniziative culturarli tra cui spicca la stagione concertistica organizzata dall'ISU Bocconi in collaborazione con Furcht Pianoforti. Le musiche di questo CD, interpretate da Luca Buratto, rappresentano la stagione 2015/2016.

 

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Luca Buratto: Live at Honens 2015

This two-disc album, released on the Honens label, features Luca Buratto’s winning perfomances from the 2015 Honens Piano Competition. The recording includes solo performances of works by Debussy, Ligeti, Prokofiev and Schumann; and works by Brahms, Hindemith, Lutoslawski, Mozart, Obradors and Viardot with collaborators Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano), James Campbell (clarinet) and Hsin-Yun Huang (viola). Musical America described Buratto as a pianist of “fiery imagination and finesse”.

Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

Anna Harwell Celenza, illustrator JoAnn E. Kitchel and CD Luca Buratto

When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor's spirit alive.Readers of all ages will enjoy the inspirational story behind the composition of Pictures at an Exhibition. Bright, colorful illustrations incorporate elements of Russian folk art and traditional symbols. View pages from artist JoAnn Kitchel's notebook for explanations of the symbols and see her pencil-sketch research of the Russian culture.This handsome book and CD recording provide enrichment for the whole family.

Photography by Clarence Aw & Colin Way

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