Client:
Vittorio Forte

Year:
2021

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Vittorio Forte
Earl Wild [Re]Visions

Earl Wild was a prodigiously talented American pianist who became as famous for his transcriptions as for his dazzling performances, representing a vital link with 19th-century exponents of the pianist-composer tradition such as Liszt, Rachmaninov and Busoni. 

 

For Vittorio Forte, “Earl Wild was the perfect example of a marvellous blend between academism and modernity in an ever-changing world”, a combination audible in the array of works chosen for this recital. We hear Wild’s transcriptions of two elegant Baroque pieces: Handel’s ‘Harmonious Blacksmith’ and the ‘Adagio’ from Marcello’s Oboe Concerto, contrasted with the Russian passion of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. Then to 20th-century America with Wild’s breathtaking Seven Virtuoso Etudes on songs by George Gershwin and his Improvisation in the form of a Theme and Three Variations on ‘Someone To Watch Over Me’

Johannes Fleischmann

Vera Kooper

Michele Campanella

Christoph Tymendorf

Ottaviano Cristofoli

Vittorio Forte

Ottaviano Cristofoli & Doremi Takahashi

TRIO Koch

Monica Leone & Michele Campanella

Szymon Brzoska

Jean Muller

Opter Ensemble

Pina Napolitano

Carion

Neumz

Nuno Côrte-Real, Maria João, José Luís Peixoto

Guglielmo Pellarin

Duo Paganelli Filosa

Yuko Miyagawa & Aki Kuroda

Delta Piano Trio

Masanori Oishi

Jesse Passenier

Lutosławski Quartet

Nestor Taylor

Ronaldo Rolim