John Anderson is a classical pianist with two performance degrees from the Accademia Musicale Pescarese and a degree in musicology from the University of Oxford. He is the founder and general manager of Odradek Records, of GhostLabel.net, the white-label marketing and distribution service, and the inventor of the democratic blind evaluation platform ANONYMUZE.com. He is owner of Studio Odradek (in Italy), and manager of Ashlar LC, a Kansas property management firm dedicated to historical preservation and “adaptive reuse”. He teaches pre-academy piano courses at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese.
Economist and Statistician Ricardo has a background in finance, and a broad knowledge of business administration, finance and marketing, obtained during his training in Madrid.
He previously worked for the Bank of Spain as a member of the management team within the Statistics Division, and for Barclays Bank as a Financial Analyst. He was also team leader at an outstanding Foundation, working on the economic follow-up of projects implemented in the Middle East.
On the other hand, he is also a Tutor of Mathematics, and is currently completing his postgraduate studies in that discipline.
Andie has a linguistic and cultural formation, including BAs in French Studies (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), in Hispanic Studies (Hellenic Open University), and an MSc from the Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, in Cultural Management & Policy.
She has worked in festivals both in Greece and abroad (Edinburgh International Film Festival, Athens International Film Festival, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Imaginate-Bank of Scotland Children Theatre Festival, Contemporary Music Festival Synthermia), as well as a Freelance Programming & Events Manager at the Municipal Enterprise for Cultural, Sports & Environmental Development of Thermi-Thessaloniki. She is also an independent artist – her works can be found in Metamorfosis Gallery, Thessaloniki.
Tube Studio / Emme Produzioni Musicali / Fara Music Festival
I have had the pleasure and honor to work with some of the greatest jazz musicians on a international level such as: John Scofield, Yellow Jackets, Tuck & Patti, Roy Hargrove, Shai Maestro, Billy Hart, Peter Bernstein, Jonathan Kreisberg, Danilo Rea, Enrico Rava, Chihiro Yamanaka, Orlando Le Fleming, Will Vinson, Aaron Goldberg, Stochelo Rosenberg, Rick Margitza, Gregory Hutchinson, Matt Penman, Jason Lindner, Kevin Hays, Reuben Rogers, George Garzone, Maria Pia De Vito, Roberto Gatto, Fabrizio Bosso, Maurizio Giammarco, Rosario Giuliani, Fabio Zeppetella, Ares Tavolazzi, Ellade Bandini…
With a background in television, Tommaso Tuzj decided to dedicate himself to photography, opening Hoshi Studio in 2009, and working as Odradek’s primary photographer since Odradek’s opening in 2012. He brings with him his passion for photography and cinematography, with a constant search for new points of view. Alto Riot calls Odradek “a leader in visual identity… The genre as a whole can learn a lot from the art direction of Odradek Records. Their album art brings a sense of naturalness to their artist roster and in a sense a greater respect for their music and the listener.”
David is an organist, videographer and translator. As an organist he studied in his hometown Vienna and in Amsterdam, where he received an MA in organ performance. He has won prizes at many international organ competitions. During his instrumental studies, David developed a keen interest in many other fields, including filmmaking, an interest which has finally led him to becoming Odradek’s videographer. Additionally, he works as a German translator and coaches Odradek’s artists to improve their presence on screen.
A trained engineer (Ecole Polytechnique, ENST Paris), Thomas has developed solid skills in acoustics and analogue and digital sound processing at – among others – IRCAM, CNR Boulogne and in contact with Radio France’s teams. Twenty years of instrumental practice in orchestras have enabled him to speak the same creative and technical language as the musicians he records.
Thomas has worked with numerous artists/composers from different backgrounds, such as Tigran Hamasyan, Jacques Coursil, Robert Kaddouch, Martial Solal, Gary Peacock, Alexander Muller, Laura Littardi, Saied Shanbezadeh, Nawal, Olivier Calmel, Frédéric Sans, Philippe Hurrel, Karol Beffa, Bruno Gillet, Natalie Dessay, Vincent Bouchot, Frédéric Laroque, Bertrand Cervera, Daniel Wagner, Anne Gravoin, Alexis Descharmes, Renaud et Gauthier Capucon, Xavier Philipps et Jean-Marc Philips-Varjabédian, Michel Strauss, Macha Beloussova…
Francesco has recorded and mixed jazz albums for Tube Recording Studio since 2012. Francesco works as a studio and live sound engineer, and serves as the sound engineer of Fara Music Festival and Sabina Music Summer as well. His collaborations include: Roy Hargrove Quintet, Roberta Gambarini Quintet, Shai Maestro, Kevin Hays, Gilad Hekselman, Jonathan Kreisberg, Michael Rosen, Coparoom, Fabio Zeppetella, Reuben Rogers, Matt Penman, Greg Hutchinson, Filippo Cosentino, Unicam Jazz Quartet, Mynah, Andrea Garibaldi, Alessandro Deledda Quartet feat. Francesco Bearzatti, Francesco Mascio Trio feat. Luca Aquino…
After finishing his musical studies – an organ diploma and a Master in basso continuo at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, Switzerland, he went on to complete a Masters in Sound Engineering at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich. In the past years he has produced CD recordings with successful ensembles such as Profeti della Quinta, La Meridiana as well as radio recordings for Swiss Radio SRF Kultur with famous ensembles like La Venexiana, Zehetmair Quartett and Les Passions de l’Ame. Oren has also produced CDs featuring himself as the soloist, presenting organ music on historic organs of north Italy as well as modern organs.
Luigi Fusco has worked for Fabbrini Pianoforte since 1996. He apprenticed under Angelo Fabbrini, and studied advanced courses for piano technicians at Steinway & Sons in Hamburg, where he received the “Concert Technician” diploma, as well as in France where he received the Pleyel Technician Certificate.
During the course of his professional career he has worked for many important festivals such as the Spoleto Festival (Festival dei due Mondi di Spoleto) and he has accompanied many renowned pianists on tour as their personal technician, including M. Campanella, S. De Palma, R. Lupu, A. Lonquich, L. Berman, M. Perahia, G. Sokolov, K. Zimerman, V. Ashkenazy, L.O. Andsnes, J. Lisiecki, and M. Uccida.
Joanna Wyld read Music at New College, Oxford, where she was an Instrumental Scholar. She was listed as one of the Women of Distinction in 25 Years of Women at New College, and was the joint winner of the Oxford University Sinfonia Composition Competition. Joanna achieved a Masters degree (MMus) from King’s College, London and studied flute at the Royal Academy of Music.
Joanna has written notes for numerous artists including the BBC Orchestras, RPO, RLPO, LSO, Hallé, Barbara Bonney, Nicola Benedetti, and the Labèque sisters.
Joanna won the 2014 OUP spoof Grove Dictionary article competition, also winning the second and third runner-up places.
Hugh Collins Rice studied at the Universities of Oxford and Sussex and is currently a Lecturer at Oriel College, Oxford.Publications include articles on Schnittke, Schoenberg, Walton and Lutoslawski.
He has won significant prizes for his compositions, and his music has been broadcast and performed at many venues across Britain and in Europe, including the Royal Festival Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.Performers have included the Hilliard Ensemble, Britten Sinfonia, Jane Manning, Swingle Singers and the Coull Quartet.His Sequentiae Hildegardenses will be released on cd later this year.
Yukiko Kojima is a native of Nagano, Japan. She received her Bachelor of Music in solo performance from McGill University where she was a student of Prof. Kyoko Hashimoto. She was awarded the Vladimir Elgart Award, the Bruneau Prize, and Outstanding Achievement in Piano from McGill University. In 2007, she won 2nd prize (no 1st prize assigned) in the second Masters Piano Competition in Tokyo. Her major repertoire includes John Cage, Toru Takemitsu, György Ligeti, Henri Dutilleux, and Akira Miyoshi. She released Akira Miyoshi’s piano album from Odradek in 2013.
Born in Paris, Yannick studied French literature and geopolitics at the Sorbonne University. He has been working in London as a freelance translator (English to French and French to English) for the last 18 years, covering a whole range of subjects such as international development, corporate philanthropy, marketing, shipping, telecoms, economics and politics, among others. He has published two books about the European idea during the interwar. When not writing, Yannick likes to collect and play all sorts of musical instruments, from drums to guitars, piano to double bass and a few other things, to his neighbours’ dismay.
Philip is founder of ARTEFAKT Kulturkonzepte, based in Berlin, and has coordinated PR strategy for all kinds of cultural projects for over twenty years, with a special emphasis on classical music for the last fifteen of them. He works for many of the world’s most noted opera singers, musicians, ensembles, festivals, and labels.
Enrique Valverde is a music consultant specialized in classical music. He works for the Spanish Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM). He is also founder and director of ExpoClásica, the first Classical Music expo in Spain, and has worked for Universal Music Spain, Caja Madrid Foundation and several other music foundations, agencies and orchestras.
12 – Paul Hindemith – Alto Horn Sonata – II. Lebhaft // Duo Vagues - LÉGENDE
03 Beethoven – Eroica Variations – III A tre // Liudmila Georgievskaya - BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN
10 – Janacek (arr. Martin Bresnick) – On an Overgrown Path (Series I) – The Little Owl HasnÕt Flown Away! // Scott Borg - ON AN OVERGROWN PATH
15 Suite für Klavier op. 25 (1923) – I. Präludium: Rasch // 15 Suite Für Klavi
05 – Hildegarde von Bingen – Euchari (Sequence for St. Eucharius) // Mediva - SEQUENCES
06 – Hopak // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.3
02 – Eriks Esenvalds – 4th Liepaja concerto Visions of Arctic Night – Part I – 2 // Ēriks Ešenvalds
3 Gubaidulina – Musical Toys (1969) – III The Trumpeter in the Forest // Mei Yi Foo - Musical Toys: GUBAIDULINA, CHIN, LIGETI
37 – 5 Preludes Op. 16_ II. Allegro // Alexander Scriabin
03 – Hugh Collins Rice – Sequentiae Hildegardensis II Karitas – Secunda Pars // Mediva - SEQUENCES
07 Charles Ives – Piano Trio – I. Moderato // Trio Appassionata - GONE INTO NIGHT ARE ALL THE EYES
01 – Liszt Totentanz Paraphrase on “Dies irae” (arr. Duo Tsuyuki&Rosenboom) – 5 // Duo Tsuyuki & Rosenboom - TOTENTANZ
06 – Granados – Goyescas VI. Epilogo (serenata del espectro) // Javier Negrín - TRACES
08 Beethoven – Eroica Variations – VIII Variation IV // Liudmila Georgievskaya - BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN
07 – Jean Francais – Cinq danses exotiques – IV. Samba lenta // Duo Ultima - FRENCH CONNECTION
03 – Morceaux de Fantaisie Op.3 – III. Melodie // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.2
1 Stravinsky – Le Sacre du Printemps (1912-13, revised 1947): Première Partie – I. L’adoration de la Terre: Introduction (The Adoration of the Earth: Introduction) // Duo Miho & Masumi Miho - Piano Four Hands: STRAVINSKY, HINDEMITH, RAVEL
17 – Franz Liszt – Mephisto – Walzer I // Carion - MEPHISTO
05 – Isaac Albeniz – Mallorca (Op. 202) // Christina Sandsengen - SHADES & CONTRASTS
03. György Kurtág – Splinters, Op. 6:d – III. Vivo – Prestissimo – Vivo // György Kurtág
19 – No. 10 in E Minor BWV 879-I. Prelude // Daniel Martyn Lewis - BACH WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER II
11 Variations on a theme of Corelli Op.42 – Variation 10 (Allegro scherzando) // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.1
06 – From the Bohemian Forest characteristic pieces op. 68 B. 133 – VI. In Troubled Times // Antonín Dvořák
18 – Astor Piazzolla – Tango-Etudes – II. Etude No. 2 Anxieux et rubato // Duo Ultima - FRENCH CONNECTION
10 Schubert – Auf dem Wasser, D. 774 // Franz Schubert
08 – 13 Preludes Op.32 – VIII. Vivo (A minor) // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.2
20 Arno Babadjanyan – Six Pictures – V – Choral // Arno Babajanyan
30 – Rachmaninoff – The Bells, Op. 35 – Lento lugubre – Allegro – Andante (The Mournful Iron Bells) – 5 // Latvian National Symphony Orchestra - BELLS
18. Zoltán Jeney – Ricercare // Mariann Marczi - SPLINTERS: 20th Century Hungarian Work for Piano
17 – No. 21 in B-flat Major BWV 890-I. Prelude // Daniel Martyn Lewis - BACH WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER II
7. En Vers (1980) // Akira Miyoshi
02 – Hans Gal – Suite for Alto Saxophone in Eb and Pianoforte Op. 102b – II. Furioso // Guido Bäumer & Aladár Rácz - FLASHBACK
08 – Morceau de Fantaisie Delmo // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.3
11. Zoltán Kodály – Seven Pieces for Piano – V. Tranquillo // Mariann Marczi - SPLINTERS: 20th Century Hungarian Work for Piano
06 – Kai Helmer Senstius – Kvintet op. 16 – III. Allegro comodo // Carion - NIELSEN'S FOOTSTEPS
15 Chin – Six Piano Études (First Recording) (1995 – 2003) – I In C // Mei Yi Foo - Musical Toys: GUBAIDULINA, CHIN, LIGETI
09 – Darius Milhaud – Scaramouche Op. 165 – I. Vif // Duo Ultima - FRENCH CONNECTION
20 – Beethoven Diabelli Variations – Var. 19 Presto // Muriel Chemin - BEETHOVEN DIABELLI VARIATIONS
12 – Suite from Partita in E major – II. Gavotte // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.3
12 Gubaidulina – Musical Toys (1969) – XII The Echo // Mei Yi Foo - Musical Toys: GUBAIDULINA, CHIN, LIGETI
07 – Florent Schmitt – LegendeOp. 66 DISC2 // Duo Ultima - FRENCH CONNECTION
06 – 24 Preludes Op. 11, Part 1_ VI. Allegro // Alexander Scriabin
2 Stravinsky – Le Sacre du Printemps (1912-13, revised 1947): Première Partie – II. Les Augures Printaniers: Danses des Adolescentes (The Augurs of Spring: Dances of the Young Girls) // Duo Miho & Masumi Miho - Piano Four Hands: STRAVINSKY, HINDEMITH, RAVEL
05 – Eurico Carrapatoso – Espelho da alma – V. Saudoso (Longing) // Ensemble Darcos - MIRROR OF THE SOUL
14 – No. 19 in A Major BWV 888-II. Fugue // Daniel Martyn Lewis - BACH WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER II
05 – Etudes-tableaux Op.33 – II. Allegro (C major) // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.3
13 Stravinsky – Le Sacre du Printemps (1912-13, revised 1947): Seconde Partie – V. Action Rituelle des Ancêtres (Ritual Action of the Ancestors) // Duo Miho & Masumi Miho - Piano Four Hands: STRAVINSKY, HINDEMITH, RAVEL
13 – Beethoven Diabelli Variations – Var. 12 Un poco piu moto // Muriel Chemin - BEETHOVEN DIABELLI VARIATIONS
29 – Rachmaninoff – The Bells, Op. 35 – Presto (The Loud Alarum Bells) – 1 // Latvian National Symphony Orchestra - BELLS
26 – Variations on a theme of Chopin Op.22 – Variation XII – Moderato // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.2
04 – Eriks Esenvalds – 4th Liepaja concerto Visions of Arctic Night – Part III -1 // Ēriks Ešenvalds
13 – 24 Preludes Op. 11, Part 3_ I. Lento // Alexander Scriabin
28 – Rachmaninoff – The Bells, Op. 35 – Lento – Adagio (The Mellow Wedding Bells) – 1 // Latvian National Symphony Orchestra - BELLS
11 – 24 Preludes Op. 11, Part 2_ V. Allegro assai // Alexander Scriabin
2 Drei Klavierstücke op. 11 (1909) – II. Mäßige Achtel // 2 Drei Klavierstüc
15 – Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.3
27 – Rachmaninoff – The Bells, Op. 35 – Allegro, ma non tanto (The Silver Sleigh Bells) – 4 // Latvian National Symphony Orchestra - BELLS
07 – Bela Bartok – Piano Concerto No. 3 – I. Allegretto – 2 // Pina Napolitano & Liepaja Symphony Orchestra, Atvars Lakstīgala, dir. - ELEGY
14 – Béla Bartók – IV Tanz aus Butschum // Carion - MEPHISTO
06 Schoenberg-Steuermann – Kammersymphonie No 1 in E major, Op 9 – I Langsam – Sehr rasch // Aki Kuroda - FIREBIRD: 20th Century Piano Transcriptions.
13 – Nuno Corte-Real – Lembras-te meu amor das tardes outonais… op. 47-2 // Ensemble Darcos - MIRROR OF THE SOUL
08 Miracles des Soleils, Trois preludes pour piano. No. 1 – Andante // Geoffroy Couteau, François-Frédéric Guy - L'OBSCUR EST UN CHEMIN
29 – Rachmaninoff – The Bells, Op. 35 – Presto (The Loud Alarum Bells) – 2 // Latvian National Symphony Orchestra - BELLS
07. Philip Cashian – Six pieces after paintings by Ben Hartley (World Premiere) – I Cock-a-Dandy // George King - JUBILEES
17 Suite für Klavier op. 25 (1923) – III. Musette: Rascher – Gavotte (da capo) // 17 Suite Für Klavi
14 – Robert Schumann – Carnaval Op. 9 – XIII. Estrella // Juan Carlos - CARNAVAL - Schumann
10 Variations on a theme of Corelli Op.42 – Variation 9 (Un poco più mosso) // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.1
02 – Hugh Collins Rice – Sequentiae Hildegardensis II Karitas – Prima Pars // Mediva - SEQUENCES
06 – 13 Preludes Op.32 – VI. Allegro appassionato (F minor) // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.2
13 – Verdiales de Malaga for piano // Rinaldo Zhok - Lilia Donkova - JESÚS GARCÍA LEOZ
26 Schumann – Symphonic Etudes – VI Etude V (Variation 4) // Liudmila Georgievskaya - BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN
03 – Eurico Carrapatoso – Espelho da alma – III. Sedoso (Silky) // Ensemble Darcos - MIRROR OF THE SOUL
08 – Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 – Variation 6: L’istesso tempo // Latvian National Symphony Orchestra - BELLS
11 – Hildegarde von Bingen – O Rubor Sanguinis (Antiphon for the 11000 Virgins) // Mediva - SEQUENCES
22 Schumann – Symphonic Etudes – II Etude I (Variation 1) // Liudmila Georgievskaya - BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN
6 Stravinsky – Le Sacre du Printemps (1912-13, revised 1947): Première Partie – VI. Cortège du Sage (Procession of the Oldest and Wisest One [the Sage]) // Duo Miho & Masumi Miho - Piano Four Hands: STRAVINSKY, HINDEMITH, RAVEL
07 Liszt-Verdi – Boccanera – Réminiscences R. 271, S. 438 // Ferenc Liszt
03 – Liszt Symphonic Poem No. 11 “Hunnenschlacht” (arr. Liszt) – 4 // Duo Tsuyuki & Rosenboom - TOTENTANZ
01 – Carl August Nielsen – Kvintet op. 43 – I. Allegro ben moderato // Carion - NIELSEN'S FOOTSTEPS
01 – Arnold Schoenberg – Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 42 – I. Andante – 1 // Pina Napolitano & Liepaja Symphony Orchestra, Atvars Lakstīgala, dir. - ELEGY
04 – Hans Gal – Suite for Alto Saxophone in Eb and Pianoforte Op. 102b – IV. Burla Allegro vivace // Guido Bäumer & Aladár Rácz - FLASHBACK
20 – 24 Preludes Op. 11, Part 4_ II. Appassionato // Alexander Scriabin
16 – 4 Improvisations – Allegro scherzando (B-flat minor) Sergei Rachmaninoff // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.3
13 – No. 7 In E-flat Major BWV 876-I. Prelude // Daniel Martyn Lewis - BACH WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER II
06 Leon Kirchner – Piano Trio – II. Largo // Leon Kirchner
03 – Liszt Symphonic Poem No. 11 “Hunnenschlacht” (arr. Liszt) – 5 // Duo Tsuyuki & Rosenboom - TOTENTANZ
02 – Rachmaninov – Piano Sonata No.2 Op.36 – I. Allegro agitato // Olga Georgievskaya - CHACONNES & SONGS
12 Stravinsky – Le Sacre du Printemps (1912-13, revised 1947): Seconde Partie – IV. Evocation des Ancêtres (Evocation of the Ancestors) // Duo Miho & Masumi Miho - Piano Four Hands: STRAVINSKY, HINDEMITH, RAVEL
05 Variations on a theme of Corelli Op.42 – Variation 4 (Andante) // Arthur Pizarro - RACHMANINOV: Complete Piano Works, Vol.1
05 – Arnold Schoenberg – Begleitungsmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene, Op 34 – 3 // Pina Napolitano & Liepaja Symphony Orchestra, Atvars Lakstīgala, dir. - ELEGY