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Bel Canto for Life


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Our CD with songs by Emil Sjögren have received good reviews both in Sweden and abroad.

Katarina Pilotti takes to these full-on romantic songs with total conviction. These are not scaled down salon effusions but works of often operatic inclinations or virile folk accent. Pilotti has the vocal and intellectual apparatus to meet their challenge with out and out skill and passion. Passion is important in these songs. The pianist is also fully the equal of the composer's demands [...]
(Rob Barnett, Musicweb International)

In recent years, I have been deeply interested in the old Italian School of Singing, both vocally and historically. I have also published a Master's thesis in Musicology on the subject:

The Road to Bel canto - On my re-training to Chiaroscuro

...not least the very special Gösta Nystroem, whose Songs by the Sea were interpreted with a profound presence and an emotional spectrum of varying tonal colours in lyrics and music. ...All in all, a dazzling concert of the finest quality.
(Greger Jakobsson, Örnsköldsviks Allehanda, Oct 26 '09. My transl.) More reviews...

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I will from now on upload my recordings as mp3 files for free download.
My hope is that you will find them enjoyable.