Press reviews of Fiorentini duo - Dragon
Luca Fiorentini caught the imagination of the listeners
In duo with pianist Alessandro Drago were performed music masterpieces of classical chamber
From the beginning they started the great, not sparing even for a minute and doing very elegantly masterpieces of classical chamber music: Luca Fiorentini, cello and Alessandro Drago, piano.
Before the summer break, before some 100 Gartensaal listeners in the castle, It took place at a moving chamber concert organized by the Italian Institute of Culture.
The concert opened "in medias res" with the first solo cello Sonata in A major op. 69 in Ludvig van Beethoven, a melodic theme, which begins a lively dialogue with the partner at the piano.
As a presence of color, Alessandro Drago played (plays in colored presence…) collecting the ball on the fly melodic lanciatagli cellist, returning it reworked thematically.
The artists develop high thoughts, strong and extremely accentuated, increase fullness insistent tone and vigor, before concluding the first movement with lyric energy (Hymnischer Energie), which is almost too forced for the place, that he took away the sound a bit 'of its luster.
in the Scherzo, which alternates with a Trio arranged softly and in a manner dancing, the musicians featured, with an animated game of alternation, steps vigorously spirited scherzo, in contrast to the sounds of the simple and gentle Trio.
The following is an Adagio, but Luca Fiorentini makes dream only briefly listeners with the melodious sound of the cello: Beethoven plunges melos Whooping in a lively Finale.
"Psalm of David and dance" (2006) Marco Sofianopulo, performed for the first time, is a tribute to the composer from Trieste to Luca Fiorentini. An Old Testament episode is transformed into a musical event and then expression, in which artists give shape with convincing plasticism.
With the changes of Niccolo Paganini on a Theme by Rossini cellist showed, with his instrument, his skills as a juggler (Artist: literally: artist circus or variety) and he has breathtaking presenting virtuous transformation of a theme of popular song.
With the Sonata by Johannes Brahms, the two musicians have offered viewers the work with the major music of this concert claims.
Flowing and melodic themes, along with wonderful sound variations in a highly paced movement they have characterized the alternating game, intense and expression load, the two artists.
Even the final angular and vigorous became exciting musical experience, that has managed to keep the listeners not for long under control, before they began to applaud excited and assistessero execution of pieces out of Saint Saens and Vivaldi program.
Wolfsburg News del 21 June 2006