This is an album you will not regret to have slipped into your CD after listening. It Schwab Soro, released on Neuklang label, reflects the light exchange between two musicians who have found to agree. If bassist Raphael Schwab and saxophonist Julien Soro know in recent years, from the Conservatory until guitarist Fred Maurin, Ping Machine group, they decided to work on a more personal project, in this unusual duo (though .. ..) perfect setup that serves some idea of improvisation in a not devoid of humor and poetry adventure.
Sigi Schwab composed music for countless TV sequels, films, theater, ballett, performances and chamber music. He is the only European guitarist being awarded the "Ovation Award". Besides the Classical Ensemble, the Diabelli Trio and the Percussion Academia (until Guillermo Marchena died in 1994) Sigi Schwab now performs with the Percussion Project. This is a real beautiful live recording – a masterpiece of acoustic music with influences from all over the world !
Chamber music has always formed the heart of Maria João Pires’s musicianship. Indeed, she has often commented that she is happier working with others than performing on her own. “Not sharing a stage is very difficult for me,” she once remarked (in an interview for ArtsJournal in 2012) “You are apart from the group, apart from community, apart from everything. You become different and special. And, if you become different and special, you’re alone.”