PANIZZA PLAYS RAVEL
Alexander Panizza • Produced by Ron Royer • Design and photography by Jamie Way • Caricature of Ravel by Denzel Avila • Supported by Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra • Toronto Arts Council • Released on Akashic Classics • Distributed by The SRG ILS Group & Universal Music Group
In this recording, Alexander comes back to Gaspard de la nuit, a work very dear to him, and he accompanies it with some of Maurice Ravel’s most popular pieces to offer homage to one of his favorite composers.
Gaspard de la nuit (1908)
Trois poèmes pour piano d’après Aloysius Bertrand
2. Le Gibet
4. Jeux d’eau (1901)
6. Oiseaux tristes
7. Une barque sur l’océan
8. Alborada del gracioso
9. La Vallée des cloches
10. La Valse (1920)
Guastavino’s Romance de Santa Fe
Guastavino Sinfónico is the title of a CD that contains orchestral works by one of the most popular Argentinian composers of the twentieth century: Carlos Guastavino. Among them is Romance de Santa Fe, with Alexander Panizza as soloist, playing along the Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Rosario, conducted by Maestro Nicolás Rauss.
Beethoven’s 32 Sonatas
Produced by Rosario’ s Editorial Municipal and CCPE, this exclusive six double volumes collection presents Ludwig van Beethoven’s complete Sonatas cycle. All 32 Sonatas were recorded live in eight recitals given by Alexander Panizza between April and November 2010, at Príncipe de Asturias Theater, Centro Cultural Parque de España (Rosario, Argentina).
David Winkler’s Piano Concerto
Naxos label has issued a CD in the American Classics
series featuring Alexander as soloist in David Winkler’s Piano Concerto.The recording was made in Mendoza, by the Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de Cuyo, conducted by Maestro David Handel. The CD is completed with the same composer’s Violin Concerto. It can be found in www.naxosdirect.com
(write Panizza in the search engine).
Complete Piano Works by Alberto Ginastera, Vol. II
This second volume of Ginastera’s solo piano works completes the recording of his opera omnia. It has received very positive reviews by the press.
This compact disc includes the following works:
Three Pieces Opus 6
Twelve American Preludes Opus 12
Sonata no. 3 Opus 55
Creole Dances Suite Opus 15
Bonus Tracks: Gaspard de la Nuit, by Maurice Ravel
click here to listen to some excerpts
Complete Piano Works by Alberto Ginastera, Vol. I
This was the first CD of the Classical Music Collection of Tradition Records, intended to present works by Argentinean composers. Nominated for the Gardel Prizes 2006, it received excellent reviews and is already considered one of the most important recordings of Ginastera’s music. click here to listen to some excerpts