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Gwilym Simcock

Duo Art: Reverie at Schloss Elmau

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9624-2
  • Barcode: 614427962423
  • German Release: 17/01/2014
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Duo Art

It seems inevitable that the highly acclaimed, virtuosic pianist-composer Gwilym Simcock and multi-award winning double bassist-composer Yuri Goloubev would one day record together in a duo once their paths had crossed. That moment has come with the new recording Reverie at Schloss Elmau. On this exquisite duo recording, they have certainly reached a new peak in that ambition.

CD € 17,50



It seems inevitable that the highly acclaimed, virtuosic pianist-composer Gwilym Simcock and multi-award winning double bassist-composer Yuri Goloubev would one day record together in a duo once their paths had crossed. That moment has come with the new recording Reverie at Schloss Elmau on the award-winning ACT label.One born in Wales, the other in Russia, most of Europe stands between them. But in terms of their musical journeys, they appear to have been leading parallel lives. Both were classical music prodigies and have world-class techniques on their respective instruments. Both of them were set on a lifelong career path in the concert hall, Goloubev the elder of the pair at 41, was for twelve years the principal double bassist for the Grammy-nominated Moscow Soloists, widely considered one of the most distinguished chamber ensemb...

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Gwilym Simcock / piano
Yuri Goloubev / bass


Recording Information

Produced by Siggi Loch with the artists
Recorded at Schloss Elmau by Adrian von Ripka, March 13, 2013
Mixed & mastered by Adrian von Ripka. Piano Tuner: Rudi Moser
Cover Art (Detail) by Philip Taaffe / ACT Art Collection