Kuri: Romantic Flute

The young Australian/Japanese flautist, Masahide Kurita - "Kuri" for short - performs a selection of Romantic virtuoso works for solo flute and flute with piano, accompanied by Len Vorster. Repertoire includes Nielsen's Fantasy Pieces, the Donizetti Sonata, Lemmoné's Graceful Dance and Honegger's Danse de la chèvre.

The young Australian/Japanese flautist, Masahide Kurita - "Kuri" for short - performs a selection of Romantic virtuoso works for solo flute and flute with piano, accompanied by Len Vorster. Repertoire includes Nielsen's Fantasy Pieces, the Donizetti Sonata, Lemmoné's Graceful Dance and Honegger's Danse de la chèvre.

Artists

Len Vorster

Len Vorster is one of Australia's finest accompanists and is artistic director of Classical Palette (a series of Naxos recordings devoted to contemporary music), of the Schirmer Ensemble, and of Port Fairy Spring Music Festival.

Masahide Kurita

Masahide Kurita ("Kuri") started his musical education at age 5 and began training on the flute at age 11. He has taken lessons and master classes with world famous flautist James Galway in Japan, USA and Switzerland and was an active player in James Galway's International Flute Seminars held in Lucerne, Switzerland in 1994 and 1995. His meeting and subsequent lessons with James Galway were fundamental in shaping his artistic tone development. Kurita made his European debut concert with Japanese pianist Maho Nabeshima in Goerlitz, Germany in May 1999.


Audio previews

Track Listing

The Fog is Lifting, Op. 41 (Carl Nielsen)
Fantasy Pieces, Op. 2 (Nielsen)
Hungary National Fantasy, Op. 59 No. 6 (Joachim Andersen)
In the Forest (G.C. Percival)
Sonata in C Major (Donizetti)
Graceful Dance (John Lemmoné)
Ballade, Op. 288 (Carl Reinecke)
The Swiss Shepherd (Francesco Morlacchi)
Danse de la chèvre (Honegger)
Mei (Kazuo Fukushima)

Where to buy

Kuri: Romantic Flute can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia, including Thomas’, Discurio and Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Category
Classical
Catalogue number
MCD 158
Alternate catalogue number
MCD158
Barcode
EAN 9314574015829