Composer: Arvo Pärt, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ezio Bosso, Olivier Messiaen, Ludwig Van Beethoven
Performer: Ezio Bosso – piano, Relja Lukic – cello
Number of Discs: 1 CD
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Bit Depth: 24bit / 96kHz
Number of channels: 2.0
Label: Sony Classical
Size: 1.54 GB
Scan: yes (booklet PDF)
Ezio Bosso (with Relja Lukic) / The Roots (A Tale Sonata) (2018)
01. Fratres (11:40)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
02. Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesus Christ – BWV 639 (04:38)
03. Bagatelle No.3, “Dreaming Tears In A Crystal Cage” (05:06)
04. Quatuor pour la fin du temps: Louange à l’Éternité de Jésus (08:39)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
05. Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein – BWV 641 (05:04)
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
06. Piano Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor “Moonlight”: Adagio sostenuto (06:09)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
07. Sonata For Cello And Piano BWV 1027: Andante (06:01)
Sonata No.1 For Cello And Piano, “The Roots (A Tale Sonata)”
08. Adagio molto (Like A Funeral March) (14:04)
09. Trio, dolcemente (Remembrances, A Mourning Song) (07:04)
10. Scherzo, presto (A Radication Will) (10:41)
11. Finale, allegro molto ma giusto, presto con fuoco (21:38)
Recorded from 28 November to 1 December 2017 at Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi, Cremona (Italy)
Recording engineer and mastering: Michael Seberich
Direction and executive production: Luciano Rebeggiani
Ezio Bosso: Biography
Ezio begun to studies music with an aunt pianist. Formed in Vienna, with maestros Streicher, Österreicher and Schölckner, is now acclaimed as one of the leading musicians and composers of his generation.
His style based on cellular patterns and his research on synesthesia, his unique work with strings instruments and his use of agogic, as well as the approaching to different musical languages, or his theories on the concept of empathic music are recognized by critics and audiences around all the world.
As soloist and conductor or in Chamber ensembles he has performed in major International concert series around the world; such as Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre London, Sydney Opera House, Palacio de las Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Carnegie Hall NYC, Teatro Regio in Turin, Houston Symphony, Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome.
Winner of prestigious awards, such as the Green Room Award in Australia (the only non-Australian awarded) or the Syracuse NY Award in America, his compositions are widely requested in dance by leading choreographers like Christopher Wheeldon, Edwaard Lliang or Rafael Bonchela, In theater by directors like James Thierrée and cinema he has collaborated with internationally acclaimed directors such as Gaby Dellal or Gabriele Salvatores.
For Salvatores he has composed the popular and innovative soundtrack for string quartet of the film “I’m Not Scared”.
He lives in London, where he’s been pricipal conductor and artistic director of the only large string orchestra in England: The London Strings.
In 2013 suggested by Gidon Kremer that listened by chance Ezio’s music in USA, the world acclaimed cellist Mario Brunello wrote him asking to meet him. And thanks to that occasion is born an intense partnership in duo piano and cello and a deep friendship.
In 2014 he debuted with his Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra at the head of the London Symphony Orchestra with solo violinist Sergey Krylov. Mr Krylov and Mr Bosso continues now their collaboration that will see them engaged in duo and trio for the upcoming seasons.
In 2015 The Arts News Paper and Penelope Curtis (director of Tate Britain) defined his concert at the Ikon Gallery in the David Tremlett 3 drawing rooms The artistic event of the 2014 in UK and his been asked by the University Alma Mater of Bologna (the oldest university in the Western world ) to compose and conduct a large composition for choir and orchestra dedicated to the Magna Charta of the universities that hold also the first official anthem of this renowned world institution.
Info for ‘The Roots (A Tale Sonata)’
Ezio Bossois one of the most interesting Italian composers of our time. His compositions for piano solo, piano and orchestra, orchestra and chamber ensembles are moving and exciting.
After the latest two albums where Bossoconducted the orchestra (“The Venice Concert” and the album with his StradivariFestival Chamber Orchestra) “Roots” is the first piano album after the successful “The 12th Room” which was released two years ago.
Cellist Relja Lukic, one of the best cello players today in Italy, performs in all tracks (except for the Bagatelle).
The brand new Sonata For Piano and Cello No.1 “Roots” composed by Bosso is here recorded for the first time.