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Xavier de Maistre, Harp
萨维尔·德·梅斯特: 竖琴王子

 

Latest Review:

I can't imagine a more persuasive performance than that by Xavier de Maistre, imaginatively exploiting what he dubs the "incomparably diaphanous sonorities" of a restored 18th-century pedal harp.

...de Maistre's playing is a marvel of delicate colouring and shimmering, perfectly even passagework.

Recommended...above all for de Maistre's dazzling mastery of the instrument.

Richard Wigmore, Gramophone, UK, January 2017 (Review of "La Harpe Reine " (Les Arts Florissants / William Christie) Harmonia Mundi HAF890 2276)

 

Xavier de Maistre © Felix Broedec

 

饮誉国际的法国竖琴大师梅斯特(Xavier de Maistre),德国回声大奖、美国国际竖琴大赛金牌得主、维也纳爱乐管弦乐团首席竖琴家。挟着「法国竖琴王子」的美名,高大俊朗的外形,才华洋溢的梅斯特早于二十五岁时便成为维也纳爱乐乐团的首位法国乐手,出道至今他的优美琴音风靡无数欧美及亚洲乐迷。

Unquestionably one of the world's top harpists, Xavier de Maistre is an exceptional musician who is redefining what is possible on and for his instrument. His appearances all over the globe with top conductors and orchestras, and highly sought after recitals with repertoire few harpists before him have even considered playing, have contributed to his reputation as one of the most creative and extraordinary musicians of his generation.

梅斯特是一位最高层次的演奏家,以卓越的能力,表现出深刻且具层次的的音乐性。

留声机杂志(Gramophone)

无论是琶音或是模仿笛子的音色,梅斯特的演奏实在令人无法言喻。奇妙的浮动的音色,敏感的层次和巨大动力,以及最令人印象深刻的演奏强度,这些都使得他的演奏不断令人感到屏息,而其深入之处,更令人无从置喙。

南德意志报(Süddeutsche Zeitung)

他的演奏蕴含有更精致、宛如天籁的声音;梅斯特重新定义了竖琴的自信形象,同时亦让它成为古典乐界中的明星。

瑞士广播电台(DRS, Swiss Radio)

There is more to his playing than delicate, celestial sounds: Xavier de Maistre redefines with self-assurance the image of the harp, and in the meantime is one of the stars of the classical scene.

DRS, Swiss Radio

Pure Music … Xavier de Maistre is a virtuoso of the highest order, profoundly musical and capable of realizing a remarkable range of nuance.

Gramophone

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