Alessandro Blanco and Giuseppe Sinacori (twin guitars, custom made by Vincenzo Candela),
Record Label: Almendra Music
"…From symphonies to arias. From the studio to the concert, from the success of Nessun Dorma to the studio back again. Two twin guitars, two pirates and six strings, as respectiful as they are daring. Hacked Arias (Vol. 1: Giacomo Puccini) is an important album: it's the Duo's second work, and it's a clear and coherent manifesto of their artistic vision, looking at the past while feeling the present, and viceversa [...] ".
1. Giacomo Puccini | E lucevan le stelle [from ‘Tosca’, 1899]
2. Valentina Casesa | Frammenti
3. Giacomo Puccini | O mio babbino caro [from ‘Gianni Schicchi’, 1918]
4. Valentina Casesa | Riflessi
5. Giacomo Puccini | Nessun Dorma [from ‘Turandot’, 1923]
Below, you can listen to the last track: Nessun Dorma.
Almendra Music is a musician collective born in Palermo in 2012, a think tank with its own production team and facilities. It's a safe space for indipendents musicians, sound artisans and visual artists, who all work together to build the present and the future of music. Its music catalogue is quite rich and keeps growing, with productions that go from from Classical Music to 21st century composition, Electronic Music, Improvisation, Ambient, Experimental and Art-Math-Jazz-Whatever-Rock'n'Roll.