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4,5* on FONO FORUM for New Release “Weinberg: Die vier Sonaten für Cello solo”

Mieczysław Weinberg Die vier Sonaten für Cello solo Mario Brunello Arcana/Naxos A559 (86 Min., 22/03/2024) *****  on FONO FORUM (July 2024) by Elisabeth Richter “Faszinierend sind die vielschichtigen expressiven Klangwelten, die Weinberg erfindet, das zärtlich Singende, aber auch die schmerzvolle Schönheit der langsamen Sätze, die unterschiedlichen Techniken und Klänge in den manchmal wild sich verzehrenden […]

SCHERZO Magazine awards with “EXCEPCIONAL” the New Release: ‘WEINBERG: The Four Sonatas for Solo Cello”

Mieczysław Weinberg Las cuatro sonatas para violonchelo solo Mario Brunello Arcana/Naxos A559 (86 Min., 22/03/2024) ***** ‘EXCEPCIONAL’ Award on Scherzo Magazine (June 2024) by Stefano Russomanno “La versión de Mario Brunello atesora no sólo todas las virtudes técnicas necesarias para medirse a estas exigentes páginas, sino que revela una estrecha afinidad con el sentir de […]

5* REVIEW on MUSICA for NEW RELEASE ‘WEINBERG: The Four Sonatas for Solo Cello’

Mieczysław Weinberg Quattro Sonate per Violoncello Solo Mario Brunello Arcana/Naxos A559 (86 Min., 22/03/2024) ***** 5* REVIEW MUSICA (giugno 2024) Stefano Pagliantini “Ne risultano esecuzioni capaci di irretire l’ascoltatore e di trascinarlo verso un mondo espressivo fatto di colori tutt’altro che luminosi, di slanci dolenti, di ripiegamenti dolorosi, di gesti tragici, venati di lirismo, di […]

5* REVIEW on DIAPASON for NEW RELEASE ‘WEINBERG: The Four Sonatas for Solo Cello’

Mieczysław Weinberg Four Sonatas for Solo Cello Mario Brunello Arcana/Naxos A559 (86 Min., 22/03/2024) ***** 5* REVIEW DIAPASON (April 2024) Pascal Brissau “La plastique souveraine de son interprétation, rigoureusement construite, gomme les arrière-plans et le pathos  ‘biographique’ des Russes pour une calligraphie souple et abstraite. Cursivité, légèreté, pénombres y trouvent toute leur place. La subtilité […]

5* REVIEW on Rondo Magazin for NEW RELEASE ‘WEINBERG: The Four Sonatas for Solo Cello’

Mieczysław Weinberg Die vier Sonaten für Violoncello solo Mario Brunello Arcana/Naxos A559 (86 Min., 22/03/2024) ***** “The works are tonal. Partly neoclassical, including the choice of sonata form. The Italian cellist Mario Brunello, who previously played Mozart with Claudio Abbado’s orchestra, was introduced to Weinberg by the violinist Gidon Kremer, who can easily be considered […]

22/03/2024 – OUT! NEW ALBUM “WEINBERG : FOUR SONATAS FOR CELLO SOLO”

Mieczysław Weinberg Four Sonatas for Solo Cello Mario Brunello Arcana/Naxos A559 (86 Min., Release Date: 22nd March 2024) ***** Polish-born Mieczysław Weinberg twice escaped from Nazi invasions, finally settling in Moscow, where for more than 30 years he was Shostakovich’s closest musical friend. Composer of 26 symphonies, seventeen string quartets and seven operas, he was also […]

06/01/2023 – OUT! NEW ALBUM “BACH TRANSCRIPTIONS: SIX CONCERTOS FOR VIOLONCELLO PICCOLO”

BACH TRANSCRIPTIONS: SIX CONCERTOS FOR VIOLONCELLO PICCOLO Mario Brunello Accademia dell’Annunciata Riccardo Doni After the success of their Tartini disc (Arcana 478, Diapason d’or, 5 stars from Musica), Mario Brunello and the Accademia dell’Annunciata return for an ingenious collection of six concertos, all of which are united in different ways by the art of transcription: […]

5* REVIEWS on BBC Music Magazine for NEW RELEASE ‘ BACH: 6 Suonate à cembalo certato è violoncello piccolo solo (BWV 1014-1019)

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH SEI SUONATE À CEMBALO CERTATO È VIOLONCELLO PICCOLO SOLO Mario Brunello, violoncello piccolo Francesco Galligioni, viola da gamba and cello Roberto Loreggian, harspichord and organ Release date 10th September 2021 OUTHERE Available as CD and DIGITAL: here 5* REVIEWS – BBC Music Magazine (Dec. 2021) By Kate Bolton-Porciatti “This recording explores the […]

13/11/2020 – OUT TODAY! New Album of Tartini Concertos with Accademia Dell’Annunciata (OUTHERE)

  GIUSEPPE TARTINI CONCERTI E SONATE PER VIOLONCELLO PICCOLO Mario Brunello, violoncello piccolo Accademia dell’Annunciata Riccardo Doni, conductor Release date 13th November 2020 OUTHERE Available as CD and DIGITAL    To mark the 250th anniversary of the death of Giuseppe Tartini, Mario Brunello and the Accademia dell’Annunciata commemorate one of the great partnerships in the […]

23/10/2020 – NEW ALBUM RELEASE with Kremerata Baltica, Gidon Kremer & Mario Brunello in “Searching for Ludwig: Beethoven, Sollima & Ferré” (Alpha Classics)

SEARCHING FOR LUDWIG KREMERATA BALTICA Gidon KREMER, violin and conductor Mario BRUNELLO, cello and conductor Release date: 23rd Oct 2020 Alpha Classics Gidon Kremer and Mario Brunello pay tribute to Beethoven by presenting two of his most famous quartets in a version for string orchestra played by Kremerata Baltica. The ensemble’s founder Gidon Kremer directs […]