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Liszt: The 2 Piano Concertos & 12 Transcendental Etudes / Ambrosoli, Mastrangelo, St. Petersburg Music Hall Orchestra


Release Date: 01/19/2018 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 7801  
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alessandro Ambrosoli
Conductor:  Fabio Mastrangelo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Music Hall Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On this new release, a young, talented Italian pianist plays Liszt’s greatest works in St. Petersburg alongside the Saint Petersburg Music Hall Orchestra with conductor Fabio Mastrangelo. Alessandro Ambrosoli was born in Turin the 16th December, 1969. As a child, he took piano lessons with various teachers. Finally, at 12 years of age, he met Giorgio Costa, who was able to blend the complex personality of Alessandro Ambrosoli with his own musical knowledge and technical capacities. Under the guidance of Giorgio Costa, Alessandro Ambrosoli improved his natural talents, won prizes in a number of national and international competitions and took the decision to study Liszt, feeling that the music of the Hungarian composer was a positive Read more challenge. His prior Liszt release received gleaming reviews, and this album, recorded in 2002 and 2015, will surely meet the same level of artistry. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Etudes d'execution transcendante, S. 139 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alessandro Ambrosoli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Hungary 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alessandro Ambrosoli (Piano)
Conductor:  Fabio Mastrangelo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Music Hall Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alessandro Ambrosoli (Piano)
Conductor:  Fabio Mastrangelo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Music Hall Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Weimar, Germany 

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