Ensemble Salomone Rossi
The Ensemble Salomone Rossi, founded by Lydia Cevidalli in 1991 has to its credit performances in Italy and abroad, among the most important, in Belgium at the Concertgebouw of Bruges and the Castle of Chimay, in Spain at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes of Madrid, with live broadcasting for the Spanish National Radio and in the United States at Montclair State University.
In 2009, the Ensemble recorded the “Jewish Baroque Music” CD for Concerto Classics, which received excellent reviews on the the Italian leading music magazine and newspapers: Amadeus, Suonare News and IlSole24ore, as well as presentations on various national public and private radio stations, including Radio3suite and Radio3 Piazzaverdi. In 2012, the CD was re-printed.
In recent years, the Ensemble has participated in the soundtrack for the documentary “Sacred Spaces, Synagogues, Absence and Presence” directed by Celia Loewenstein; recorded the music for the BBC documentary, “The Story of the Jews“; played in Rome for the Radio3 Quirinale Concerts, with live broadcast of the concert. Moreover, the Ensemble performed in Cremona, at the Museum of Instruments for the review “Il violinista sul tetto”, in Venice at the Ugo and Olda Levi Foundation, in Bergamo in the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore for Effettobibbia, in Parma in the Sala Maria Luigia of the Palatine Library, in Ascona (Switzerland), Istanbul, and Trieste.
The Ensemble is planning the recording of the 50 Psalms from “L’Estro poetico-armonico” by Benedetto Marcello, for the Concerto Classics record company. In 2018, the first CD “Psalms and Sonatas by Benedetto Marcello” was released; it was presented to the Radio3 programs “Primo movimento” and “La stanza della musica“, at Radio Classica, Radio Sole24ore and Radio Vaticana. It obtained excellent reviews and presentations on the Italian leading music magazine and newspapers: Amadeus, Chi musica and Avvenire. The Ensemble is now working on the release of the second “Psalms and Sonatas by Benedetto Marcello” CD.