Rota: Piano Concerto in C; Pianoo Concerto in E (Piccolo mondo antico)

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COMPOSERS: Rota
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Piano Concerto in C; Pianoo Concerto in E (Piccolo mondo antico)
PERFORMER: GiorgiaTomassi (piano); La Scala PO/Riccardo Muti
CATALOGUE NO: CDC 5 56869 2
Anachronistically tonal they may be, and alluding strongly to the Russian concerto tradition from Rachmaninoff to Shostakovich, but these worb of 1960 and 1978 by the Italian cinematic master are full of dangerously magnetic music, played with enormous verve and elan. Matthew Rye

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