MOUNT DELA magazine
Despite soloing with major orchestras all over the world, the term 'classical music' is unknown to Francesco Tristano. [...]
A playlist with a nordic flair, mixed by Ian Anderson and illustrated by Omer Lavi. Listen to 63 minutes, featuring Grisey, Ravel, Purcell, Radiohead and more. [...]
There is no orchestra like the West-Eastern Divan. Our conductor, Maestro Daniel Barenboim, has to live with the horrific noise of 100 loud Middle-Easterners kissing the air every few minutes.
The human voice is apparently the most ancient musical instrument, the most accessible for humans, and the most developed among all musical instruments. [...]
I guess you want to know the revelations first? Well, in a nutshell, last summer I nearly gave up playing classical repertoire in favour of concentrating on the collaborations [...]
As instrumentalists, we face the danger of becoming, well, instruments. Like a pair of monitors – playing the music, but not being truly inside it – thus losing the art. [...]