Beethoven for Two | SoloDuo

Beethoven for Two | SoloDuo (Matteo Mela & Lorenzo Micheli) Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonatas op. 13, op. 27 no. 2, op. 90 Arranged and performed by Lorenzo Micheli & Matteo Mela, Guitars Cd Decca 4818280 Release date: April 19, 2019 Distributed by Universal Music Recording: Legacy Hall, Columbus State University, Columbus GA, USA, October 23-25, 2017 Recorded by Matthew McCabe and Drew Henderson Artistic director: Andrew Zohn Edited by Drew Henderson, Toronto, Canada, May 2018 Artwork by Arsineh Valladian Photo by Matteo Carassale Liner notes by Lorenzo Micheli _________ Ludwig van Beethoven (Bonn, 1770–Vienna, 18… READ-MORE

Ferdinand Rebay | Variationen über das alte Kinder-Volkslied “Kommt ein Vogel…”

Ferdinand Rebay (Wien, 1880-1953) Kleine Variationen über das alte deutsche Kinder-Volkslied “Kommt ein Vogel geflogen” for two guitars edited by Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela Les Productions d'Oz DZ 2776 (2016) ISBN : 978-2-89737-693-2 2 guitares 8 p. + parties séparées… READ-MORE

Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival: recital by SoloDuo (June 4, 2016)

Read this on Most classical guitar recitals are one-player-on-the-stage affairs, so SoloDuo’s excellent recital on the evening of Saturday, June 4 in Mixon Hall at CIM was a double-your-pleasure, double-your-fun occasion. Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli wowed and delighted a sold-out crowd with intelligent and probing performances of arrangements of music by Domenico Scarlatti, Vincenzo Bellini, J.S. Bach, Claude Debussy, and Astor Piazzolla.   Micheli spoke frequently during the evening, at first to correct information about the guitars being used and to re-arrange the order of the pr… READ-MORE

So These Two Italians Come To Town – Urban Milwaukee, Feb. 18th, 2016

Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli, who’ve won an international reputation as SoloDuo, brought musical enchantment to the recital hall at UW–Milwaukee on Tuesday evening. The UWM Classical Guitar Organization and the Peck School of the Arts sponsored the concert, and host René Izquierdo, director of classical guitar, welcomed a small but avid audience for an evening of extraordinary virtuosity. SoloDuo’s program, except for the encore and the opera overture, featured arrangements of keyboard music; it was great fun to hear the two guitarists produce a stunning panoply of colors in this wonderful and varied rep… READ-MORE

Two impeccable guitarists soar together – The Daily Gazette, Feb. 19, 2016

Two impeccable guitarists soar together BY GERALDINE FREEDMAN/For The Daily Gazette February 19, 2016 SARATOGA SPRINGS — A single virtuosic guitarist is one thing, but when you put two together — like Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli — the result is more than just a dynamic partnership. On Thursday evening at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, these two guitarists who call themselves SoloDuo produced an entirely new repertoire few other guitarists would attempt. The concert was part of the Sterne Virtuoso Series. Most of the pieces were originally composed for piano but had been arranged for two gui… READ-MORE

Ludwig van Beethoven | Sonata quasi una Fantasia op. 27 no. 2

Ludwig van Beethoven (Bonn, 1770 - Vienna, 1827) Sonata quasi una Fantasia op. 27 no. 2 for two guitars arranged by Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela Score (24 pages)+Parts Productions d'OZ DZ 2372 (Québec 2015)… READ-MORE

Autumn of the Soul | Lorenzo Micheli

Lorenzo Micheli | Autumn of Soul | Asencio, Breville, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Gilardino, Tansman CD Contrastes Records CR9201409 (2014) Buy it from Buy it from   Oh soul of mine, lily in the shadow! Juan Ramón Jiménez, “Platero y yo”   Recording: Burguillos, Spain, Contrastes Records Studio, 4-6 September 2014 Recording Engineer & Supervisor: Francisco Bernier Artwork: Royds Fuentes-Imbert Design: Morpheus Communications Inc. Sleeve notes: Lorenzo Micheli Produced by Contrastes Records (UK)    … READ-MORE

SoloDuo | Metamorphoses

    SoloDuo | Metamorphoses | Albéniz, Bach, Debussy, Granados, Ravel, Rossini CD Solaria SOL201401 (2014) Buy it here!     Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) arranged by Miguel Llobet (1878-1938) 1. Bajo la palmera (from Cantos de España op. 232) 2. Evocación (from Iberia) 3. Castilla (from Suite española op. 47) Claude Debussy (1862-1918) arranged by Alexandre Lagoya (1929-1999) 4. Clair de lune (from Suite bergamasque) Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) arranged by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) 5. Elisabetta, regina d’Inghilterra. Ouverture Enrique Granados (1867-1916) arranged by Emilio P… READ-MORE

Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco | The well-tempered guitars

Buy-it on Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) Les guitares bien tempérées op. 199. 24 préludes et fugues pour deux guitares (1962) Matteo Mela & Lorenzo Micheli 2CD Solaria SOL201201 (2012) (altro…)… READ-MORE