The Círculo del Liceo hosted the piano recital «Melody in the 20th and 21st centuries» by Albert Guinovart.
Guinovart is one of the most complete and versatile musicians on the current scene. His professional activity is diversified between his dedication to the piano repertoire, composition and teaching. He is a professor at ESMUC, and an academic at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Sant Jordi. It has three Butaca Awards and two Max, as well as the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona. He is also a Steinway Artist, being part of the famous community of today's most acclaimed pianists.
He studied in London with Maria Curcio. He has performed all over the world in recitals and with orchestras such as the OBC or the Helsinki Philharmonic, among others. He has also collaborated with renowned artists, such as Victoria de los Ángeles, Barbara Hendricks, Frederica von Stade, Julia Migenes, Juan Diego Flórez and Nacho Duato.
In 2018 he premiered his Requiem at the Palau de la Música, where he is a resident artist. He is known for his awarded musicals (Mar i Cel and Flor de Nit among others). He has also composed the operas Atzar, and Alba eternal, the ballet Terra Baixa, abundant symphonic, choral and chamber music.
He has more than 30 recordings. His last three albums for SONY have been a critical and public success: the first with two of his own piano concerts, recorded in Saint Petersburg with V. Petrenko; the second, Nocturn with works by Guinovart himself for solo piano, and the last with the symphonic work El Lament de la Terra, with the OBC that includes his third piano concerto.
Nino Rota (1911-1979)
I. Allegro, ma espressivo e delicato
II. Andante sost. ed espressivo
III. Andante cantabile
IV. Con impetu
Dmitry Kabalevsky (1905-1987)
Sonata nº3, Op. 46:
I. Allegro con moto
II. Andante cantabile
III. Allegro giocoso
Albert Guinovart (1962)
24 Miniatures (composed during lockdown)
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Intermezzo en La bemol
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