Presenting eight world premiere recordings of works by
  Juan José Castro
Astor Piazzolla
Manuel Gómez Carrillo
Francisco Mignone
Theodoro Valcárcel Caballero
Guillermo Uribe Holguín
Alberto Williams
 Fiesta Criolla

Latin Grammy Nominee Best Classical Album 2012

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Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Nora Chastain soloist
Gabriel Castagna, conductor

 

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  • There is a vast, unexplored musical continent, and new concept to bring to the audiences the cultural diversity of Latin America

  • The right choice for a new, dazzling and successful program:

    "Gluthitze des Tango… Am Ende vereinigen sich alle Teile des Orchesters zu eíner Klanglawine, die die Zuhorer regelrecht in die Sessel drückt. Riesiger Beifall…" Reutlinger Generalanzeiger

    "The searing heat of Tango ... At the end all parts of the orchestra were united in a sound avalanche that really pressed the listeners into the chair. Huge applause ."

  • "Erzitternde Luft in glitzternden Licht"

    "Trembling air in dazzling light"

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  • "… mit Astor Piazzolla sind wir im wilden Herzen des Kontinents angekommen"

    "..we are with Astor Piazzolla arrived in the wild heart of the continent"

    Süddeutsche Zeitung

  • "Piazzolla fährt die Krallen aus"

    "Piazzolla extends the claws"

    Reutlinger Generalanzeiger

  • "the Württemberg Philharmonic on an expedition to South America"

    Süddeutsche Zeitung
  • A guaranteed success and great new experience for the audiences

    "Piazzollas dreisatzige Sinfonie ("Tema Buenos Aires")' die in' der Listhalle - durehaus spektakular – …Das Stüek und das Spiel der Philharmoniker beeindruekten gewaltig. Wie konnte diese entfesselte Musik über ein halbes Jahrhundert lang an die Leine gelegt werden? Frenetisehes Applaudieren"

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  • "Symphony in 3 movements Piazzolla ("Fear Buenos Aires ") that celebrated the Listhalle - absolutely spectacular - …Mightily impressed by both the piece and the execution of members of the Philharmonic. How is it that this music uninhibited be shelved for half a century? Frantic applause."

  • "Solch ein von musikalischer Sinnenfreudigkeit geprágtes Sinfoniekonzert dürfte man wohl in Pforzheim bisher nur selten erlebt haben… Das fünfte Sinfoniekonzerl des Stadttheaters' musste ganz einfach mit Iautern, van Jubel und Bravorufen durchzogenem Beifall enden. "

    Pforzheimer Kurier
  • "Pforzheim safely rarely far has lived a symphony concert that was characterized by both musical pleasure for the senses….The fifth symphony of Stadttheater, how could it be otherwise, ended with loud applause, traveled by cheers of joy and "Braves. "

    Pforzheimer Kurier
  • Gabriel Castagna leads the Wüttembergische Philharmonic Reutlingen in well-honed, lithely muscular performances that are also intensely idiomatic…. this is a disc that no one interested in twentieth-century music would want to be without.' "

    International Record Review

Escenas ArgentinasPiazzolla Vol1 Piazzolla Vol2Cd Ginastera

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"Daniel Piazzolla, son of Astor Piazzolla speaks on a radio interview about Maestro Gabriel Castagna´s work on Piazzolla´s Sinfonía Buenos Aires world recording premiere"

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"How lucky I was to get to know Gabriel (Castagna) I always think about that, with regard to the Symphony (Sinfonía Buenos Aires). How lucky I was to get to know a man such as Gabriel (Castagna) a great person and a great musician as Gabriel Castagna is. Yes it is the truth, it is impressive, and I am so happy that it has been him (Gabriel Castagna) who could do this premiere of the Symphony Gabriel (Castagna) gave me the happiness of being able to record it as he did it with the Württemberg Orchestra, isn´t it? (the interviewer) exactly, Daniel Piazzolla, the son of the great Astor Piazzolla"