Featuring Tartini, Sciarrino, Paganini and Berio, Michael’s new album is a unique mix of Italian works for solo violin, extreme in their virtuosity and emotional intensity, and placing thrilling demands on the soloist. Since its release The album has been picking up superb reviews.
“A second beautiful disc from Barenboim, played with daring and warmth. “
BBC Music Magazine: Instrumental CHOICE
“This is visionary programming, breathtakingly realised”
“Ravishingly intense, second solo album”
“Michael Barenboim’s playing is as subtle as it is high-voltage”
“This is a recital over which everything combines to fantastic effect.”
“Add Barenboim being on fire himself, and it all adds up to a fantastically engaging listen.”