I enjoy sharing with you my “discoveries” of artists who are relatively new to the music arena, and who have excellent potential as being our entertainers in the years to come.
Today I want to tell you about Francesca Dego.
This album marks Italian violinist Francesca Dego’s first orchestral recording on the Deutsche Grammophon label.
It features two Italian masterpieces: Wolf-Ferrari’s seldom-performed Violin Concerto, and Paganini’s renowned Violin Concerto Number 1, which celebrates its 200th anniversary this year.
Francesca recorded Wolf-Ferrari’s Violin Concerto live in March 2017, when she gave the UK premiere of the piece at Symphony Hall with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the renowned Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni.
Here is some music from this recording, coupled with comments by the soloist: