Alessandro Marangoni Plays Rossini in Second Life

The acclaimed young Italian pianist Alessandro Marangoni (Second Life avatar “Benito Flores”) will be joining Benton Wunderlich in his weekly show Music Academy onLIVE on SLCN.tv in Second Life. The show will be recorded live on February 23, 2009, 16:00 – 17:00 (American Time – Second Life Time) at the Main Auditorium on Utwig Sim.

During the show, American composer David Schwartz will interview “Benito” about his new Naxos recording of Rossini’s Piano Music, Vol. 2 – Péchés de vieillesse, Vol. 6 (8.570766) and “Benito” will play excerpts from the recording during the interview.

Alessandro Marangoni is recording Rossini’s complete piano music for Naxos. The first volume, Péchés de vieillesse (8.570590-91) has already been critically praised.

Benito Flores

Benito Flores