Angèle Dubeau: Ludovico Einaudi - Portrait

"Behind the Scenes" - Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, Ludovico Einaudi: Portrait

01:51

Classic FM Album of the Week, 14 April 2015, after 10am.

One of the most prominent violinists in Canada, Angèle Dubeau has chalked up huge record sales - selling more than 500,000 albums. She now follows her three critically acclaimed 'Portrait' albums devoted to contemporary composers Philip Glass, Pärt and John Adams, with another - this time focussed on the work of Classic FM favourite, Ludovico Einaudi.

Supported by her excellent string orchestra, La Pietà, Dubeau recasts Einaudi's music, giving the 13 tracks a lusher texture then we are used to, and endowing the melodies with a satisfying dramatic weight and, on the more atmospheric tracks, a heartfelt wistfulness.

This might be the album that convinces those who are not yet fans of Einaudi's music that there is more to it than usually meets the ear.

Classic FM Apps

Get the Classic FM app for iPhone, iPad and Android - now with HD audio

Musical abbreviations quiz asset

You won’t get 20/20 on this quiz if you don’t know your musical abbreviations

musician would you rather

This musician edition of Would You Rather is completely excruciating

greatest best man speech

Everyone is saying this pianist gave the greatest best man speech of all time