An important review of Bartoli’s Franciscan Liszt recording in the German magazine Fidelity: “one of the best piano recordings of recent times”.
Signor Andrea Bedetti penned a very nice review of Bartoli’s Bach-Busoni recording. Read it here (in Italian): http://www.musicvoice.it/classical-music-time/recensioni-classical-music-time/1680/bach-secondo-busoni-trascrizione-brilliant-classics-sandro-ivo-bartoli-pianoforte/
Another in-depth review of Mr Bartoli’s latest album, this thime by The Classical Reviewer. Read it here: http://theclassicalreviewer.blogspot.it/2016/02/truly-impressive-performances-from.html
A truly epic review of Mr Bartoli’s Liszt recording, with parallels to some giants of the contemporary concert scene. Read it here: http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2016/Jan/Liszt_Franciscan_SOL1002.htm
Review of Bartoli’s New Year concert at Pontremoli’s Teatro della Rosa, by Riccardo Sordi. Read it here: http://ricerca.gelocal.it/iltirreno/archivio/iltirreno/2016/01/05/massa-carrara-la-poesia-del-pianista-sandro-ivo-bartoli-scaldano-il-teatro-rosa-22.html?ref=search
Signor Andrea Bedetti penned a wonderful essay on Bartoli’s latest CD release for Italy’s CD Classico. Read it here: http://www.cdclassico.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1338:cd-solaire-f-liszt-franciscan-works&catid=34:recensioni&Itemid=55
Sandro Ivo Bartoli’s new recording, the Franciscan Works of Franz Liszt, was featured this morning in Rai Radio Tre’s popular programme “Qui Comincia”. The programme, hosted by Anna Menichetti and directed by Ennio Speranza, was devoted to Giotto and the exhibition of his paintings at palazzo Reale. Bartoli’s musical contribution was the first of Deux Légendes: “St. Francis of Assisi: the preaching to the birds”. You can listen to the podcast here: