Alicia de Larrocha
September 26, 2009 in Daily theme
Today I woke up with news of Alicia de Larrocha death, the great pianist. Alicia de Larrocha especially noted for his elegant playing Mozart and Spanish composers Falla, Granados and Albeniz with maintained a close relationship.
Today will be very easy to find information about it, but probably what you may not find is this.
On Friday 17 May 1929, La Vanguardia echoed the debut of a girl, only four years, in an intimate concert at Mr. Frank Marshall home. Mr. Marshall was disciple of Enrique Granadas and at that time was the Granados Academy manager. Years later Alicia would be also manager of this Academy.
To illustrate this small homage I’ve chosen three musical pieces by her most representative composers as an interesting document relating to the rehearsals for the recording of the First Beethoven Piano Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
I hope do you enjoy it
La Vanguardia article, translated with Google translator
Children in art. This was an interesting topic that Domingo Mas Serracan chose to present the pianist Alicia Larrocha early in the concert held at the home of Mr Marshall.
Mr. Serracanta lamented that many children, especially gifted in music, go unnoticed for lack of money. Mr. Serracanta invited all present to contribute financially to help the young girl presenting.
Alicia de Larrocha portend great and indisputable, one is 4 years old, is an accomplished pianist.
Today is a hope, but tomorrow it could be one of its most exalted.
The teacher Serracanta indicated that the City will contribute an economic board.
The Lord Serracanta was much applauded.
Then the precocious pianist stopped running dazzle your audience masterfully: Minuet and March (Bach), to walk in G major by Mozart and two pieces by Granados ….