PLANGENT AND NIMBLE
Naples-born clarinettist and composer
Luca Luciano impresses MIKE WHEELER
Naples-born, now based in London, Luca Luciano opened his Derby Cathedral lunchtime concert — Derby, UK, 6 July 2018 — with his own Sequenza No 2, 'The Resurrection', which set out his stall as an exploratory clarinettist and composer. Beginning with quasi-echo effects, it moved through a dance episode based on a jazz riff, and quiet, intimate moments, with, at its core, a reference to 'Urlicht' from Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony.
Luciano's control of a wide dynamic range was impressive...
Copyright © 17 July 2018 Mike Wheeler,