CD “Music for the eyes” with the ensemble concerto scirocco out now!

Acclaimed for its “rhythmic verve, spontaneity and a glorious explosion of color” (Pizzicato, Canzoni da Sonar con ogni sort of istromenti, G. Picchi), Concerto Scirocco explores the English musical life at the time of Elizabeth I and James I, particularly the genre Masks and Fancies. Cultural life in England in the 16th and 17th centuries … Continue reading CD “Music for the eyes” with the ensemble concerto scirocco out now!

CD “Pulchra es – Affetti in 17th century Italian Instrumental Music”

NEW CD "Pulchra es - Affetti in 17th century Italian Instrumental Music" with Giulia Genini , Alessandro Palmeri and Michele Pasotti received 5 stars from CLASSICA Magazine! "aussi experte aux flûtes qu'aux dulcianes, Giulia Genini fait usage d'une virtuosité chaleureuse, les sonates de Mealli et de Castello fusent en trait brillants, riches d'une belle dimension … Continue reading CD “Pulchra es – Affetti in 17th century Italian Instrumental Music”

CD “Giovanni Picchi – Canzoni da Sonar” out now!

“Concerto Scirocco, lead by dulcian and recorder player Giulia Genini, manage to project wonderful diversity of sound and maintain interest as the music flows. Solo players’ ornamentations are done with good taste, never turn the attention to themselves (…) In the final three compositions, the brass, violins, winds and continuo form a superb early Baroque … Continue reading CD “Giovanni Picchi – Canzoni da Sonar” out now!

Interview for Tàlea Musica

Interview for Tàlea Musica about the ensemble Concerto Scirocco and our new CD dedicated to Giovanni Picchi: "... Picchi dimostra attraverso le sue Canzoni da Sonar per ogni sorte d’Istromenti di padroneggiare il linguaggio della canzona/sonata per strumenti concertanti e basso continuo, tipico della Scuola Veneziana. Poco conosciuto rispetto ai suoi celebri contemporanei (...), Picchi è … Continue reading Interview for Tàlea Musica