Federico Colli talks to James Imam ahead of the release of his latest disc of Scarlatti Sonatas -Chandos Records CHAN 20134-
"He is not content with simply being a first-rate pianist.
His mission is to get closer to the truth.
And guided by Thomas Aquinas’ notion that ‘beauty is the splendour of truth’ he is doing so through his playing."
Sonata KK 63 in G major
"Federico Colli illuminates each work’s uniqueness and his beautiful sound consistently beguiles the ear."
The Sunday Times ★★★★★
"Touch, articulation, tone, phrasing; every element worked in step to create agile music-making alive with subtle emotions and conscious thought."
The Times ★★★★
"The real point of this recording is its wonderful pianism."
The Independent and BBC Music Magazine ★★★★★ Recording of the month
"This is a superb release from the most scintillating and personal of all young artists."
International Piano Album of the month