Latest review of the Pensées Intimes disc can be viewed here.
Concert for the Villa-Lobos Festival in Riverside tomorrow, along with my good friend, cellist Lars Hoefs! Works by Ginastera, Milhaud, Ponce, Revueltas, Bolcom, Schifrin and Villa-Lobos. More info at http://villalobosfestival.com. Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main St, Temecula
I will be performing a recital with Villa-Lobos Festival director, cellist Lars Hoefs on January 16th at 7.30 PM in Old Town Temecula Community Theater. The program is listed underneath. More info not the festival here.
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Pequena Suite
Manuel Ponce: Estrellita
Silvestre Revueltas: Tres Piezas (arr. L. Hoefs)
Heitor Villa-Lobos: O Canto do Cisne Negro (Song of the Black Swan)
Heitor Villa-Lobos: O Trensinho do Caipira (The Little Country Train)
Darius Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil, IV
Darius Milhaud: Copacabana (arr. L. Hoefs)
William Bolcom: Le Tombeau de Nazareth
Lalo Schifrin: Pampas
Astor Piazzolla: Le grand tango
This photo was taken during the Piano Showcase concert on december 31, 2015, featuring Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Ya-Fei Chuang, Robert Levin, Emanuela Friscioni, James Winn, and myself.
With Emanuel Ax after his splendid performance of Franck’s Symphonic Variations with the LA Philharmonic . I love this piece and an exciting new project with music by Franck (including this piece!) is on the way!! Stay tuned…
My new solo album, Dispersion, for the French label Hortus, is set to be released in march 2016. It features works by Alfredo Casella, Paul Hindemith, Raymond Moulaert, Louis Vierne, and Erwin Schulhoff, and is part of Hortus’ Les Musiciens et la Grande Guerre collection. Stay tuned for more info!