Avanti Classic 5414706
Donizetti, arr Quint: L’elisir d’amore: Una furtiva lagrima (4:10)
Gluck, arr Kreisler: Orfeo ed Euridice: Melodie (3:57)
Rossini, arr Castelnuovo-Tedesco: The Barber of Seville: Paraphrase on Largo al factotum (5:51)
Philippe Quint, violin; Lily Maisky, piano
For his new project, internationally acclaimed violinist Philippe Quint is joined by rising star pianist Lily Maisky for a unique recital featuring the most beloved operatic transcriptions. Recorded with the legendary 1708 ‘Ruby’ Stradivari violin, ‘Opera Breve’ features both popular and rare songs and arias. The album also introduces some of the first of Philippe Quint’s own arrangements.