HIGHLIGHTS/ CORRIERE DELLA SERA Milan, Il Sole 24 ORE Turin
11.9.2013 Fabio Larovere, 15.9.2013 Carla Moreni
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Yuri Temirkanov, Federico Colli and St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Elegance and lyricism in the Rachmaninov by Federico Colli
Corriere della sera, September 11th 2013 by Fabio Larovere
Singular interpretation, far from the muscular and imperative tone with which this masterpiece is often faced. Federico Colli attacks the famous first theme in a tone of subdued contemplation, and then he distills with elegance the second theme. In the singing of the second movement there is a restlessness that singularly contrasts with the orchestral turgor, before of the sparkling virtuosity of the third movement. It is his personal way reading and hearing this Rachmaninov and the audience has been shown to appreciate it, giving him a great success.
Il Sole 24 Ore, September 15th 2013 by Carla Moreni
With clear and shrill sound, Federico Colli not only conquers the goal- showing a technique of extreme virtuosity- but also manages to give a his own reading of the demoniac Rach 3. He reveals the nature "liberty", decorative and insinuating of the concerto, more American than Russian, more silky than furry. Very well.