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Andrea Griminelli serenading Jakarta

  • Anna-Lisa Robertson

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, October 3 2010   /  11:20 am

Andrea Griminelli (right) and Lim Yan: Courtesy of Erza S.TEarlier last week, legendary Italian flautist Andrea Griminelli performed for the first time in Jakarta.
Fans could not be more grateful and honored to enjoy such a world class performance, especially in the midst of Jakarta’s grey rainy season. Griminelli performed a compilation of classical pieces in the complimentary company of Singaporean pianist Lim Yan. The VIP guests were warmed and delighted by a range of playfully delivered tempos exuding emotion, movement and character. The pieces played were familiar favorites, including Bizet’s heart-wrenching Carmen.Griminelli has been acclaimed for his sensitivity, control and interpretation skill while contributing to his numerous collaborations with Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Elton John and Ian Anderson from the rock band Jethro Tull. In a pre-show interview with T...