img_4597

Lhoyer re-released

The Italian guitar magazine "Seicorde" (http://www.seicorde.it) has re-released Soloduo's recording of Antoine de Lhoyer's "Duos concertants", originally released by Naxos in 2007. "Seicorde" The Italian guitar magazine "Seicorde" (http://www.seicorde.it) has re-released Soloduo's recording of Antoine de Lhoyer's "Duos concertants", originally released by Naxos in 2007. "Seicorde" is one of the oldest and most popular guitar magazines in Italy. Soloduo's CD was distributed in the July-September 2016 issue of the magazine (No. 128).is one of the oldest and most popular guitar magazines in Italy. Soloduo's CD was distributed in the July-Septem… READ-MORE
Logo 5

SoloDuo Joins SOUNDTREE Artist’s Roster

Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela will be represented by Lynn McGrath (Soundtree Artists) in North America, effective immediately. SoloDuo’s 2016 Tour Dates in the US include Milwaukee, Boston, Cleveland, Boulder, Sarasota, Columbus GA, Saratoga Springs NY, Bigfork MT, Laramie WY, Nashville, Austin, Tucson, and San Antonio. They will release their 12th album in Autumn 2016. For booking inquiries: www.soundtreeartists.com… READ-MORE
DZ2558

Beethoven and Mozart: new Viennese music in the SoloDuo Collection

Two new titles enrich the catalogue of "Les Productions d'Oz": Beethoven's Sonata op. 27 no. 2, and Mozart's Sonata K. 331 are the newest addition to the "SoloDuo Collection". Edited by Lorenzo Micheli, Matteo Mela and Giampaolo Bandini. For more details, click on the following links: Mozart, Sonata K. 331 (Bandini/Mela/Micheli) Beethoven, Sonata op. 27 no. 2 (Mela/Micheli)    … READ-MORE
Schermata 2015-04-27 alle 12.43.49

SoloDuo joins faculty at Colorado University Boulder

Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli—better known as “SoloDuo”— join the Ritter Family Classical Guitar Program as permanent visiting artists at the CU-Boulder College of Music from 2015/16… READ-MORE
Schermata 2015-03-15 alle 22.27.37

“Sonatine” by Alexandre Tansman: SoloDuo’s World Premiere Recording now available

SoloDuo's recording of Alexandre Tansman's "Sonatine" for two guitars is now available, along with the beautifully engraved score (edited by Angelo Gilardino, Luigi Biscaldi, and Frédéric Zigante), and a facsimile reproduction of the autograph manuscript. Alexandre Tansman, "Sonatine" (score+CD), Bèrben EB844 2015… READ-MORE

The “Variations on a theme by Haendel” by Ferdinand Rebay are now available from “Les Productions d’Oz”

A brand new addition to the “SoloDuo Collection”: Ferdinand Rebay’s "Variations on a Sarabande by Haendel" for two guitars, edited by Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela, now available through all the major sheet music retailers worldwide, or directly from Les Productions d'OZ La “Collection SoloDuo” s’enrichit: les “Varations sur une Sarabande de Haendel” pour deux guitares de Ferdinand Rebay viennent de paraître chez Les Productions d'OZ. Révision et doigtés par Lorenzo Micheli et Matteo Mela.  … READ-MORE
Soundboard Interview S2 2014

SoloDuo interviewed on Soundboard

SoloDuo interviewed on the latest issue of “Soundboard” magazine: together with Richard Todd, on faculty at Tennessee State University, Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela talk about life as a duo, Italian music, audiences, new projects, and the unconfessable desire to kill each other. Soundboard Interview S2 2014… READ-MORE

Tansman rediscovered: Soloduo premieres Alexandre Tansman’s “Sonatine” (1952) on Feb. 22, 2014

Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela will give the world premiere of Alexande Tansman's newly discovered "Sonatine" at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco CA, USA, on Saturday, February 22, 2014.   This four-movement work was written by Tansman upon request of Andres Segovia one year after the composer's most famous guitar piece, "Cavatina". The Sonatine was originally composed for one imaginary guitar with extended polyphonic and harmonic resources: the use of a second guitar seems therefore more suitable to render its thick musical texture   The Sonatine – edited by Angelo Gilardino, Luigi Biscaldi, and Frédéric… READ-MORE

New CD release: Alessandro Scarlatti’s “Clori, ninfa e amante”

Clori, ninfa e amante: a new recording of Alessandro Scarlatti's arias and cantatas On Oct. 27, 2013, Stradivarius, one of Italy's leading classical music labels, released "Clori, ninfa e amante", a collection of vocal music by Alessandro Scarlatti. Matteo Mela (baroque guitar) and Lorenzo Micheli (theorbo and baroque guitar) are joined by Massimo Lonardi (archlute) and the amazing voice of Renata Fusco. More details here Listen to a track ("Onde, ferro, fiamme e morte") here… READ-MORE

Couperin’s “Le tic-toc-choc” – Productions d’OZ DZ2114

[caption id="attachment_955" align="alignnone" width="420"] Le tic-toc-choc[/caption] "Le tic-toc-choc": Les Production d'OZ just published François Couperin's little musical gem, in a new version for two guitars prepared by Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela. François Couperin Le tic-toc-choc Arr. Lorenzo Micheli et Matteo Mela Les Productions d'OZ, DZ 2114 (Québec 2013) _______________________________________________________ In the preface of his 3rd Book of harpsichord music (Paris, 1722), Francois Couperin includes some words about the "piéces croisées": "On trouvera dans ce 3.me livre des pièces que je nomme Pièces… READ-MORE