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Lifetime / S&B Piano Duo

Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Sheva Collection   Catalog #: 170  
Composer:  Samuel BarberWolfgang Amadeus MozartSergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Eleonora SpinaMichele Benignetti
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti are two compelling, talented young musicians that come from strong and varied backgrounds as soloists and chamber musicians. Their acclaimed recording of Brahms’s complete works for two pianos has been praised by audiences and critics alike. The duo performs regularly throughout Europe. In 2015, their recital for the live show “Generation Jeunes Interpretes” at the Auditorium of the Maison de la Radio in Paris was broadcast by the famed France Musique National Radio. The duoship began in 2013. They are currently studying at the Hochschule fur Musik in Graz under the guidance of Professors Gil Garburg and Sivan Silver. For this release, they perform works for two pianos by Samuel Barber, Wolfgang Amadeus Read more Mozart, and Sergei Rachmaninov. The varied programme proves the duo’s ability to cross genres. Read less

Works on This Recording

Souvenirs, Op. 28 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Eleonora Spina (Piano), Michele Benignetti (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Eleonora Spina (Piano), Michele Benignetti (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Suite for 2 Pianos no 1, Op. 5 "Fantaisie-tableaux" by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Eleonora Spina (Piano), Michele Benignetti (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 

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