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TaT tour

T(ables) a(re) T(urned) is the new work by austrian composer Bernhard Lang written for my ensemble AlterEgo and the english turntablist Philip Jeck We premiered this huge 70 minutes long work in Berlin at the Maerz musik festival last march..we … Continue reading

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Lachenmann and Francesconi@MilanoMusica on saturday night

Working hard on two new adds to my repertoire…two great , fresh, exciting and very experimental pieces for cello and small orchestra-Helmut Lachenmann’s Notturno (Musik fur Julia) written in the end of the sixties and Luca Francesconi’s Unexpected end of … Continue reading

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New Liszt cd out!

My new cd in duo with Emanuele Torquati is out! It presents the complete works by Liszt for cello and piano duo. Five original pieces (including the well known masterpiece La lugubre gondola) plus various rarities recorded here for the … Continue reading

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Schumann album,CD OF THE MONTH for the italian magazine Suonare

very proud of the beautiful review that my Schumann album got this month!

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artistic residency in Banna with Ivan Fedele

this week,starting today, I will be with the Quartetto Prometeo in residence for one week in the marvellous Spinola-Banna Foundation near Torino every year they choose a great composer ,Ivan Fedele this time, to work with two young talented composers … Continue reading

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Distant voices,still lives

Some days ago me and Emanuele Torquati on piano opened the concert series of Villa Romana in Firenze, with a new project that we first called “Canti senza parole” and now found its definitive title “Distant voices ,still lives” (like … Continue reading

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Berlin-Philarmonie-TaT

Again in Berlin for an exciting premiere in Berlin Philarmonie for the prestigious MaerzMusik Festival. We presented the new 1 hour long work T(ables)a(re)T(urned) by austrian composer Bernhard Lang written for my quintet AlterEgo and the turntablist Philip Jeck. The … Continue reading

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Lezioni di Tenebra by Lucia Ronchetti

back from Berlin ,where I was involved in the first performance of the chamber opera “Lezioni di Tenebra” by Lucia Ronchetti in the famous Konzerthaus The piece is a reworking of Cavalli’s Giasone, a baroque,underrated ,masterpiece that Ronchetti  has cut,reorchestrated,deconstructed … Continue reading

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Ruido Vermelho

Just back from a two concerts in Germany with my new contemporary music “band” (!) Ruido Vermelho (www.ruidovermelho.com) It’s a trio with portuguese musicians Luis Antunes Pena (eletronics) and Nuno Aroso (percussions) We played our first concert in the beautiful … Continue reading

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2011:new recording projects-LISZT

In the last days I’ve been very busy for the recording of Franz Liszt’s works for cello and piano with Emanuele Torquati (http://www.emanueletorquati.com/) It will be published by BRILLIANT CLASSICS in the next months and presents all the five original works … Continue reading

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