After a critically acclaimed first Beethoven album featuring the sonatas opp. 27 and 28, the French pianist decided to follow one of his most vivid dreams and record the complete cycle of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas. The whole cycle will be released on ZeD Classics and should be completed by 2025.
Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont will record the second volume in Prague in September 2016. The album, featuring the sonatas op.10 et the sonata op. 13 “pathétique” should be out for Christmas 2016.
The first volume, release in 2014 on Resonus Classics, will be remastered and reissued digitally and on CD under ZeD Classics before the end of 2016.
“Beethoven is a composer I’ve always felt close to, and recording the 32 sonatas, maybe the pieces that fascinates me the most, seems to me a natural result of my music explorations” said the pianist. Dablemont’s fresh perspective always cast a new light these well-known works and is often praised both by the audience and professional music critics.
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Today Pierre-Arnaud has released Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont plays Bach, his third album, on ZeD Classics. The record follows Dablemont’s two first acclaimed albums Introducing Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont (2012) and Beethoven opp. 27 & 28 (2014). “This album is the result of a long exploration of Bach works on a modern piano”, says pianist Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont.
The album features some of the most celebrated keyboard works, the toccata in E minor, the first partita in B-flat Major and the sixth partita in E minor. “This album is the result of a long exploration of Bach works on a modern piano”, said the pianist. “Releasing this album is like inviting the listener in my secret garden, in my inner musical life”, he added.
Audiophilia’s Anthony Kershaw sums it all up: “The music unfolds so naturally — nothing seems strained, nothing forced. The best of Bach.”
The album is available on CD on Bandcamp and in stores, in digital on all major platforms (iTunes, Amazon, Spotify…) and in HD on HIGHRESAUDIO.
Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont and ZeD have just released a new video interview for “Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont plays Bach” featuring Romain Zémiri and Pierre-Arnaud.
Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont’s new album is now available for pre-order in various formats, including CD/Digital and HD. The album will be released globally on February 15, 2016 on all digital retailer and streaming platforms.
Watch the video teaser trailer HERE: https://youtu.be/VBvnDrCzQ7A
On February 15, 2016, pianist Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont will release Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont plays Bach, his third album, on ZeD Classics. The record follows Dablemont’s two first acclaimed albums Introducing Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont (2012) and Beethoven opp. 27 & 28 (2014). “This album is the result of a long exploration of Bach works on a modern piano”, says pianist Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont.
Recorded at the legendary Flagey studio 4 in Brussels with producer Romain Zémiri, Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont plays Bach is the first ZeD Classics release of the young French pianist, who sees it as a return to the roots of modern keyboard music.
The album is already available for digital preorder on iTunes and for physical preorder on Bandcamp. It will be released on February 15, 2016 on all major platforms.
Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont plays Bach by Pierre-Arnaud DablemontPierre-Arnaud Dablemont plays Bach is the first ZeD Classics release of the young French pianist, who sees it as a return to the roots of modern keyboard music.
The album features some of the most celebrated keyboard works, the toccata in E minor, the first partita in B-flat Major and the sixth partita in E minor. “This album is the result of a long exploration of Bach works on a modern piano.” says pianist Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont. “Although I’ve played them for a long time, I’ve never played these pieces in public. In fact, I’ve never played any of Bach’s music in public. Releasing this album is like inviting the listener in my secret garden, in my inner musical life.” he added.
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”…The music unfolds so naturally — nothing seems strained, nothing forced. The best of Bach.„
”…The Toccata in E minor is an exquisite masterpiece played to near perfection … [The partitas], too, are played superbly…„
Anthony Kershaw, Audiophilia
”…This incredibly intimate album is recorded with such clarity that all of the subtleties of Dablemont’s playing is easily perceptible to a listener, bringing one quite quickly into Dablemont’s musical world, emphasised by his refined and pristine phrasing as well as his sensitivity towards each harmonic shift.„
Lewis Wolstanholme, Musical Opinions
Pianist Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont has unveiled the artwork and track list of his upcoming Bach album recorded in Flagey Studio 4 in Brussels, Belgium last October. The album will be released early 2016 via ZeD Classics.
The album features 2 partitas and a toccata by the German composer. Check out the full track list and the official artwork below.
Released in 2014 initially under Resonus Classics, Pierre-Arnaud’s album dedicated to 3 pivotal Beethoven sonatas opp 27 and 28 gets re-released this Monday by the pianist. Back after a few weeks of disappearance, the critically acclaimed recording is available again on major platforms with a new artwork and booklet.
The new artwork is a picture by Arnout Willems taken in October 2014 in Flagey Studios during the recording sessions of Pierre-Arnaud soon to be released album.
Here is a list of links where you can find the album:
Bandcamp – iTunes – Google Play
Those who bought the previous version of this album can download the new Booklet and Artwork.
Find now Pierre-Arnaud’s albums on Bandcamp at http://dablemont.bandcamp.com ! From Bandcamp.com, you’ll be able to stream and download albums in various format (including HD, if available), buy CDs and other products released by Pierre-Arnaud.
Introducing Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont, the pianist first album, is already available here and very soon the Beethoven album will appear on Bandcamp in a new version, stay tuned!
Pierre-Arnaud Dablemont will premier composer Marc Yeats‘ cycle for piano The Magical Control of Rain and David Dies‘ Arqueología de la razón de los sueños this spring as part of the official program of the York Spring Festival of New Music 2015.
The pianist will appear on the stage of the National Centre for Early Music in York for a rare recital (the last was in 2012 in France) composed exclusively of works written after 1957 by Luboš Fišer, Olivier Messiaen as well as two world premiers by David Dies and Marc Yeats. This concert will be live streamed.
The recital will take place on May 1st, 2015. All info for booking will be soon available.
More in a few days on York Festival’s website and here!
Resonus Classics and Pierre-Arnaud are proud to announce today’s release of the pianist’s second album dedicated to Beethoven!
The first Beethoven album finally hits the digital shelves and is available on all major platforms like iTunes, Google Play, AmazonMP3…
You can download a CD quality or High Resolution (24bit/96kHz) version from Resonus Classics website . These lossless formats are also available on Linn Records website, Quobuz, highresaudio.com and many others!
So head to your favorite online music service and get it now!
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