‘Scarlatti Illuminated’



Latest release from pianist Joseph Moog

Released today is Joseph Moog’s 7th studio album ‘Scarlatti Illuminated’. Collaborating again with Onyx Classics, this disc follows Joseph’s highly successful release with the same label which included Rachmaninov’s Third and Rubinstein’s Fourth piano concertos. 

Go to www.onyxclassics.com for more information and to buy now.

This latest offering demonstrates Scarlatti as written and as seen through the re-interpretations of his music by three towering figures from the pantheon of keyboard virtuosi – Carl Tausig, Ignaz Friedmann and Walter Gieseking. Moog is one of the most exciting pianists of our time, and his virtuosity is ideal for this extraordinary music. 
Chosen as the disc of the week for February 4th by Norman Lebrecht on Sinfini Music, Joseph’s new recording is already receiving some high praise:
“…At 24 years old, Joseph Moog knows no fear. He takes the virtuosic slaloms eyes wide open and then reins back without brakes for the onset of Baroque curlicues. I have a feeling we’re going to hear much more of Moog. German-born, he has an original turn of mind and an impressive technique. The music is never less than unexpected, with an occasional wistful quirk that hints at might-have-beens. Contrary to the usual rules, this album could be a career-making release…” Norman Lebrecht

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Joseph next appears with the Wuppertal Orchestra, performing Beethoven’s Fifth piano concerto at the Conservatorio G Verdi Milan.
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