22/01/2014: THE MOST EAGERLY AWAITED CD "SPANISH ESSENCE" IS HERE!
Carles & Sofia Piano Duo have released their most expected CD. With the title "Spanish Essence" the album includes works for piano four hands by Albéniz and the virtuoso and famous Spanish Dances from "La vida breve" and the "Ritual Fire Dance" from "El amor brujo" by Manuel de Falla.
21/01/2014: NEW VIDEO. COLOUR, RHYTHM, FIRE
A sizzle reel of Carles & Sofia Piano Duo related to the new "Spanish Essence" CD, with music by Manuel de Falla has been released. Including the Two Dances from "La vida breve" and the famous Ritual Fire Dance, from "El Amor brujo"
05/01/2014 - PRESS: CARLES & SOFIA PIANO DUO ON "MELÓMANO" COVER
Carles & Sofia piano duo have been interviewd by "Melómano" Magazine and featured on the cover. The duo talked about music, their career, life style, passed and future projects, recordings and much more. One of the questions: "In 2012, Carles & Sofia piano duo celebrated 25 years together. After all this time, do you still learn one from each other?" . The magazine is available in Spain and you can also download it in pdf format.
11/12/2013: NEW VIDEO: SCHUBERT POLONAISE Op. 75 N. 2
Recorded in New York, at Steinway Hall, in the Henry Z Office, the video presents the Polonaise in B Flat Major, Op. 75 N. 2 by Franz Schubert.
PRESS - "MELÓMANO DE ORO" FOR JOHN CARMICHAEL´S CD
"Carles & Sofia Piano Duo perform John Carmichael" CD has been awarded another "Melómano de Oro": "A fresh sound, as if only one performer was playing, in a performance near perfection".
29/11/2013: BEETHOVEN PROJECT IN FUNDACIÓN JUAN MARCH
The prestigious Fundación Juan March has presented the cycle "Beethoven Symphonies in chamber ensemble arrangements". Carles & Sofia will perform the 3rd and 4th Symphonies in the arrangement for piano four hands.
PRESS - CARLES & SOFIA PIANO DUO ON RITMO
Spanish Ritmo Magazine interviewd Carles & Sofia in November, before their appearance in the Fundación Juan March, where they were going to play the 3rd and 4th Symphonies by Beethoven in arrangements for piano four hands. Among other things, they spoke about the uniqueness of performing this kind of repertoire in the four-handed version.
19/10/2013: CARLES & SOFIA MEET JAN LISIECKI
Jan Lisiecki performed in Girona, where Carles & Sofia were born and live. They attended the concert and got to talk to him after concert and discussed about music and projects.
PRESS - "GOLDEN RECORDINGS" CD GETS THE "MELÓMANO DE ORO"
"Overwhelming speech, dazzling sound, magnificent touch": The CD "Golden Recordings", released in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Carles & Sofia Piano Duo, has been awarded with the "Melómano de Oro". "A sensational journey from the pure classicism of the Central Europe to the most hot Caribbean and Latin rhythms". The CD was released under KNS Classical.
27/09/2013: NEW VIDEO ON CARMICHAEL´S "LULLABY FOR A SLEEPING DOLL"
Recorded in NY, Carles & Sofia have released a new video featuring John Carmichael´s Lullaby for a Sleeping Doll, one of the pieces of his famous "Puppet Show", included in the CD "Carles & Sofia perform John Carmichael".
19/06/13: CARLES & SOFIA PIANO DUO IN "GRIEG IN BERGEN FESTIVAL"
The Norwegian Dances by Edvard Grieg will be one of the pieces performed in the recital that Carles & Sofia piano duo will give in the Festival GRIEG in BERGEN. They will also include some Spanish Music in their recital.
02/04/2013: CARLES & SOFIA PIANO DUO IN A USA TOUR
Carles & Sofia piano duo will be on a USA tour this month of April. The tour will start in Manhattan, Kansas. They will also play and teach in Arlington, Fort Worth and Dallas (Texas) and they will finish the tour in New York.
14/03/2013 TVE2 DEDICATES A PROGRAM TO CARLES & SOFIA PIANO DUO
Carles & Sofia were the special guests of TVE2 program "Tinc una Idea". During the interview, they talked about music, life, love and business... They also play and teach some students.
23/01/2013: CARLES & SOFIA PIANO DUO IN MOSCOW: WORLD PREMIERE
Carles & Sofia piano duo will perform in Moscow, in the Art November Festival, in a part of The New Art Generation. They will premiere John Carmichael´s Hommages, four piano four hands.
22/11/2012: NEW CD GOLDEN RECORDINGS
In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Carles & Sofia piano duo, KNS classical has released a compilation CD with a selection of their best and favourites performances.