Tag: classical

Mar 03

FRINGE 2018 – A GAME OF CHESS: THE PROKOFIEV VIOLIN SONATAS – 4.5K

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by Riccardo Barone Checkmate! No, Stalinmate! Entering in the world of Sergej Prokof’ev you have to make sure you can stand high dosage of sarcasm, anger and obsession. But never define his music as grotesque, or he will come back from the death to strangle you! These two immortal jewels, the violin and piano sonatas …

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Feb 27

FRINGE 2018 – LA FLUTE DE PAN – 4K

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by Riccardo Barone  The acclaimed flautist Melanie Walters comes back with an outstanding solo performance. The program follows the path to the Olympus; be prepared for a walk between sacred trees, scented hills and Zeus’s reign. Your unique guide: Syrinx, the nymph who ran away from Pan’s love proposal, written by Claude Debussy. Icarus is …

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Feb 27

FRINGE MUSIC / CLASSICAL – SCHUBERTIADE – 5K

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by Riccardo Barone  A  marvellous brochure, which shows an elegant cover page and a very detailed introduction, followed by a very well psychological – contextualized – temporal -analytical description of the programme, leads to the energetic and so complicated (because the points enunciated before) performance. Every Composer needs to be contextu. Always. And the Duo Contraste’s …

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Mar 01

Jonathan Prag – Classical Guitar

by Heather-Jean Moyes An intimate setting and superb classical guitarist, filling the room with music that at times carried me away – a very pleasant opening to the festival. It was the Fringe actually but Friday night was opening night of the festival, I could tell because outside I could here the cars. Inside it …

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