Notes and Editorial Reviews
Matt Haimovitz is considered a musical pioneer. A Grammy-nominated cellist, he is renowned for his visionary approach, innovative collaborations, and groundbreaking recording projects. He also regularly tours and mentors at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music.
Christopher O’Riley is a pianist who has stretched the instrument far beyond its conventional boundaries. He regularly transcribes the likes of Radiohead, Elliot Smith, and Nick Drake. His transcriptions of Radiohead earned him four stars from Rolling Stone.
The first disc of this set contains well loved pieces from standard repertoire.
Leos Janacek, and
Igor Stravinsky are featured here. The second disc is intriguing, featuring O’Reiley’s arrangements of
Arcade Fire, and