Luis Fernando Perez – In Recital – Festival de Chambord – August 24, 2011 – Radio France Musique –
Spanish virtuoso Luis Fernando Perez in recital this week. Recorded at the Chambord Festival in France on August 11, 2011 and faithfully preserved by Radio France Musique.
On the program is the following:
– Sonate en Sol mineur
– Sonate en ré majeur
– 3 Danses espagonles op 37 (n°1, 2, 5)
– Goyescas (La Maja y el Ruiseñor – La jeune fille et le rossignol – 1913-1915)
– 7 Valses Poéticos (1894)
Manuel de Falla
– El Amor Brujo, Suite (1915)
From his Bio:
Praised for his virtuosity, his colorful playing and his extraordinary and rare ability to communicate directly with his audience, Luis Fernando Pérez is considered one of the most exceptional artists of his generation and “The Renaissance of the Spanish piano” (Le Monde).
Unanimously applauded by critics worldwide and owner of numerous awards such as the Franz Liszt Prize (Italy) and the Granados-Alicia de Larrocha Prize (Barcelona), Luis Fernando is also the owner of the Albeniz Medal, which was awarded to him for his outstanding interpretation of Iberia. , considered by Gramophone magazine as “one of the four mythical” (along with those of Esteban Sánchez, Alicia de Larrocha and Rafael Orozco).
Luis Fernando belongs to this rare group of outstanding musicians who have been taught by legendary artists; with Dimitri Bashkirov and Galina Egyazarova, students of the great Alexander Goldenweiser, following a direct tradition after Liszt was considered Siloti’s best student – later with Pierre-Laurent Aimard and with the great Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha and her assistant Carlota Garriga in the Marshall Academy in Barcelona. It is precisely at the Marshall Academy next to Larrocha where he specializes in the interpretation of Spanish music, obtaining his Master’s Degree in Interpretation of Spanish Music and where he also works all of Federico Mompou’s piano with his widow, Carmen Bravo. . He also received continuous lessons and master classes from great artists such as Leon Fleisher, Andras Schiff,
He has collaborated with numerous orchestras such as the Spanish National Orchestra, Montecarlo Filharmonic, Sinfonia Warsaw, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Filharmonia Baltycka, Enemble Kanazawa (Japan), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia, OBC (Barcelona), BOS (Bilbao), Ensemble National de Paris , National Orchestra of Brazil… and together with great conductors such as Ros Marbá, Georges Tchitchinadze, Kazuki Yamada, Jesús López Cobos, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Dimitri Liss, Paul Daniel, Rumon Gamba, Carlo Rizzi.
Luis Fernando tours around the world and is currently invited to festivals such as the Richter Festival, La Roque D’Anthéron, the Granada International Festival, the Santander International Festival, Fortnight Donostiarra, Musica-Musika (Bilbao), Festival Schleswig- Holstein, La Folle Journee in Japan, Nantes, Warsaw, Yekaterinburg and venues such as New York Carnegie Hall, United Nations, New York University, Auditorio Nacional (Madrid), Auditori de Barcelona, Palacio Euskalduna (Bilbao), Salle Gaveau (Paris), BOZAR (Brussels), Flagey Musique´3 Festival, Warsaw Filharmonic, MUPA (Budapest), Dom Musiki & Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moscow), Saint Petersburg Filharmonic, Tokyo Opera City, Forbiden City Beijing, Shanghai… It also maintains a intense activity as a chamber musician collaborating with colleagues such as Marta Gulyas,Gerard Caussé, Leticia Moreno, Momo Kodama, Casals Quartet, Bartok Quartet, Ardeo Quartet, Enesco Quartet, Modigliani Quartet and Adolfo Gutiérrez Arenas.
Enjoy the concert.
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