Author Archives: Giorgio Koukl

l-r: David Skidmore, Sean Connors, Clarice Assad, Sérgio Assad, Robert Dillon and Peter Martin

CD Review: “Archetypes” – a lucky constellation

GIORGIO KOUKL | 30 JUL 2021 Carl Gustav Jung, the Swiss psychoanalyst defined the twelve archetypes at the beginning of the 20th century. As he defined them: “These archetypes are imprinted and hardwired into our psyches.” Trying to define […]

The City of Tomorrow (credit: Tarina Westlund)

CD Review: The City of Tomorrow shows off skill and musicianship in “Blow”

GIORGIO KOUKL | 21 JUN 2021 Franco Donatoni (1927-2000) with his fifteen-minute composition, Blow, is the name-giver for this CD, which also contains the world premiere recording of Leander and Hero by American composer Hannah Lash and Memoria by […]

Guest conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya. (source: ASO)

Review: Harth-Bedoya leads the ASO in a Latin musical fiesta

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA June 3, 2021 Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Jimmy LÓPEZ: Fiesta! Gabriela Lena FRANK: Elegía Andina Aaron ZIGMAN; Tango Manos: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Manuel de FALLA: Suite No. 1 from The Three-Cornered Hat […]

Violinist Augustin Hadelich.. (video frame / ASO)

Review: Hadelich plays brilliantly, Hou leads the ASO in marvelous performance

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA May 20, 2021 Jerry Hou, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin MOZART: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro Joseph BOLONGE: Violin Concerto in A major, Op. 5 No. 2 MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 […]