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Ludovico Einaudi: “In music we also fought our Second World War”


SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE - The Italian composer and performer, an internationally renowned pianist whose Spanish tour is sold out, returns to his origins with Underwater, a work created in full confinement which aims to ease the foot in the face of "the restless and kinda absurd...

By Jesús Ruiz Mantilla (

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The sounds specific to the childhood of Ludovico Einaudi, born in Turin in 1966, resonate between, on the one hand, those of the piano of Renata, his mother, who invaded the house, and, on the other hand, the political discussions or literary works of his grandfather Luigi, second President of the Republic in Italy, or of Giulio, his father, a publisher of great renown in Europe.

He preferred the former, a source of escape.

Schumann and Chopin matched his introverted character better than the fiery diatribes on his father's side.

During the pandemic, the pianist and composer recluse in the Piedmontese countryside of his youth.

He is now back in Turin, his home base between his tours, especially the one that will take him to Spain at the end of September.

He will perform in Mérida, Cordoba, Seville as well as in Madrid,

who will welcome him the last three days of the month, at the Royal Theater, on the occasion of a concert which is practically sold out.

Einaudi will make it resonate...

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Source: lefigaro

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