Far East tour
In March the tour in the Far East will mark Martino's first concerts in Japan. Performances will include recitals in Tokyo on 15 March and Kyoto on 17 March. The programme will consist of works by Mozart, Chopin and Schubert - three composers whose music Martino has championed throughout his career. He will also give a number of masterclasses, working with some of Japan's finest talents.
Schubert: The Great Piano Works
“Tirimo has the uncanny ability to make the audience feel it is in the very presence of the composer.
Schubert reveals himself to a great degree in his piano pieces, writing them throughout his brief life. Hence he places every kind of emotion into the music. Tirimo replicates these utterly human feelings. He brings a remarkable clarity of thought, an empathy for Schubert's wondrous music and an architectural understanding so that the composer's often original structures become clear yet still intrigue in their innovation.
From Tirimo Schubert is elevated to the very greatest level in music. A visit to the Rembrandt exhibition at the National Gallery allows an exploration of the link between these two geniuses, where all humanity seems to flow from their individual creativity. Tirimo is one of the very few interpreters of Schubert who suggests this comparison.”
Classical Source, January 2015 - read full review
Schubert Piano Sonatas boxed set
Warners have released an 8-CD boxed set (formerly on EMI) of all 21 Sonatas played by Martino Tirimo, and the set is offered at a special low price.
“An inspiring poet of the piano... a pianist of vision...
his playing is among the most haunting and fascinating of all.”
There are details of his recordings with audio samples you can listen to, such as playing: