Russian Seasons

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Label: Pavane
Catalog: ADW7589


This new album comes to us from the colorful multi-faceted pianist Roberte Mamou, nicknamed Poetess of Sound when she was awarded the Diapason d’Or for her recording dedicated to Cimarosa. It is about poetry with Slavic soul as a connecting the thread. This release is an inner journey that goes from melancholy to uncontrolled exaltation. Glinka, Rubinstein and Tchaikovsky tell us here about nostalgia, sadness, and tenderness. Roberte Mamou’s multi-faceted and colorful musical personality emerges magically from the instrument when she plays, in a breathtaking alchemy which owes something to the flavors and scents of Tunisia where she spent her childhood. The experience of ten years as vocal coach at the La Monnaie Royal Opera in Brussels is also discernible, but perhaps what comes across most is the love and passion which she has always felt for music in all its forms. As a soloist Roberte Mamou has appeared with some of the greatest orchestras and ensembles. To name but a few, the Berlin Symphonic, the Dresden Philharmonic, the Moscow Soloists, the Collegium Instrumentale in Bruges, and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Lille.

Price: $16.99