LISZT & THE GREAT ITALIANS
cd & playlist
Liszt & the Great Italians is de debut CD of pianist Christiaan Kuyvenhoven (prize winner of the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, Utrecht). It is a journey through Italian culture in the music of his favorite composer. From the love poetry of Petarch to the folklore of Venice and Naples with their gondola songs and dances; from religious sobriety to the virtuosity of Verdi’s operas. Liszt’s music opens all doors.
The CD is accompanied by a unique booklet with still life photography by Dik Nicolaï (www.diknicolai.com). Liszt’s music translated into images.