Lydie Solomon Pianiste

Classical music Lydie Solomon – Arts Mallorca

29 May 2016

“Lydie Solomon”

“The young French pianist participates in the IX International Classical Music Festival 2016 Clàssica Pianino playing a Pleyel Pianino of 1838, restored by Olivier Fadini with the same characteristics as the one preserved in the cell of F. Chopin and G. Sand.

With only 18 years old, Lydie Solomon (1982), of a Korean mother, won her first award at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris in the class of Jacques Rouvier. She has released three albums – Harmonie (2009), El Dorado: of Padre Soler à Piazzolla (2011) and From Chopin to Cuba (2014) – and offers concerts in many parts of the world.

Besides pianist, singer and songwriter, Lydie Solomon is also an actress, playing the role of pianist in the film Vivre! (2009) of Yvon Marciano (2009).

The concert offered in Cel:la F. Chopin i G. Sand is a tribute to the Polish composer and pianist Julian Fontana, a good friend of Chopin and his musical executor. She will perform works by both composers and by Cuban composers of the nineteenth century, who knew Chopin through Fontana, who lived in Havana between 1844 and 1845.

Part I

Frederic Chopin
(Zelazowa Wola, 1810- Paris, 1849)
Study Op. 10, no. 12, ‘Revolutionary’

Polonaise Op. 40, no. 2
A Monsieur Jules Fontana

Pierścień (ring) Op. 74, no. 14
Posthumous work edited by Julian Fontana

Julian Fontana
(Warsaw, 1810 – Paris, 1869)
La Havane (Havana) Op. 10

Smutna Rzeka (The sad river)

Manuel Saumell
(Havana, 1818-1870)

Ayes del alma – Contradanza Estudio

Nicolas Ruiz Espadero
(Havana, 1832-1890)

Ballade (Ballad) Op. 20
Dedicated to Julio Fontana

Ignacio Cervantes
(Havana, 1847-1905)

Cuban dances

Part II

F. Chopin

Prelude Op. 28, no. 4

I. Cervantes

Rappelle-toi! (Remember!)

Ernesto Lecuona
(Guanabacoa, Cuba, 1895- Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, 1963)

Ante el Escorial
Ahí viene el chino
– Cuban Dance

F. Chopin

Night n. ° 20, Op. Posthumous

E. Lecuona

La Comparsa – Afro-Cuban Dance

Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes
(Havana, 1874-1944)

Tú- Habanera

Arts Mallorca, 2016-05-29