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Stylized and Abstract

Bartók and Cambodian music in Monte Carlo,
experienced by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

In Europe, the music festival season starts in the Spring with the Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo (the Monte Carlo Spring of Arts), now at its twenty ninth edition (15 March until 14 April 2013). Due to the location, it attracts audience not only from nearby France, Italy and Switzerland but also from the United Kingdom and the United States. It is not a 'theme festival', strictly speaking, but performances are scheduled only during the week-ends (from Friday -- occasionally Thursday -- to Sunday) and each 'cluster' has a focus.

This year the Festival opens and closes with Le Portrait Beethoven, an homage to one of the greatest composers of all times, and alternates well known pieces (eg the Kreutzer Sonata) with rarities such as the cello variations and the piano trios...

Copyright © 5 April 2013 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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BELA BARTOK

HUNGARY

PIANO MUSIC

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