Pianist Alice Sara Ott joins young musician and composer Francesco Tristano on the newly released album, Scandale, titled as an allusion to the Russian impresario Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev (1872 – 1929). Focusing on the major theater scandals of the twentieth century, Scandale is a pianistic conversation between two artists set against the diverse backdrop of the music they love. Diaghilev was a man ahead of his time who had a close working relationship with Igor Stravinsky, Maurice Ravel and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Many of the ballets he produced to their music caused public outrage, however he knew that this was the only way his ambitious projects could command universal attention.
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Alice Sara Ott | Francesco Tristano to play The Rite of Spring@ Melbourne Recital Centre
Pianists Alice Sara Ott & Francesco Tristano, join forces at the Melbourne Recital Centre for The Rite of Spring. Part of the series: Great Performers 2014, the music they have chosen is bold and big: orchestral epics rendered on two pianos. Stravinsky's Rite of Spring was transcribed for piano duo by the composer himself and the is a opianistic athletic showpiece. Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel also tran...