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AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE Jan/ Feb 2016

Review
ROSA ANTONELLI, Piano

Abrazando: Latin Embrace
Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, Ponce, Williams, Lecuona,
Albeniz, Gianneo
Rosa Antonelli, p—Albany 1571—59 minutes

“Latin Embrace” is the right title for this album. These are some of the sexiest pieces in the repertory; and Rosa Antonelli, a specialist with this tradition, mostly chooses the languid specimens rather than the raucous ones. The album opens with Piazzolla’s atmospheric ‘Invierno Porteno’ and ‘Verano Porteno’, played with generous rubato. Villa-Lobos’s Bachiana

Prelude 1 offers immediate contrast. It’s always a treat to hear the exotic, free-spirited music of Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona. (His popular ‘Malaguena’ is practically all we ever get.) Antonelli plays the gently ringing ‘Bell-Flower’ and an aptly named ‘Marvelous Waltz’. We also get a waltz from Albeniz, which Antonelli performed in its American premiere in her 2014 Carnegie Hall recital. My favorite pieces are an Intermezzo and ‘Romanza De Amor’ by Ponce. I’ve always had a fondness for this supremely seductive, gentle, unaccountably obscure composer. Antonelli’s phrasing and voicing are magical. The recorded sound is a bit cramped for such luscious stuff, but this is highly recommended. by SULLIVAN

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Rosa Antonelli

WORLD RENOWNED STEINWAY ARTIST

Argentine pianist Rosa Antonelli is enjoying an active and varied performance career. “Her artistic insight and flawless technique are combined to create an impressive musical vision.” Ms. Antonelli is proud that in 1998 she was asked to become part of the distinguished Roster of Steinway Artists.

Ms. Antonelli’s recent performance highlights include Carnegie Hall -Stern Auditorium /Ronald O. Perelman Stage-, where she performed the World Premieres of Astor Piazzolla’s Two Tangos and The Allen Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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Recognition by Melinda Katz, President of the Borough of Queens, New York, for Ms. Antonelli humanitarian work, many benefit performances, and achievements as a teacher, professor and writer. The proclamation declares Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 to be "Rosa Antonelli Day"


 

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