Bachtrack logo
Flag of Luxembourg

Composer: Tristano, Francesco (b. 1981)

Fact file
Year of birth1981
NationalityLuxembourg
Period20th century
April 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
26272829303101
02030405060708
09101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30010203040506
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Upcoming eventsSee more...

LiverpoolFrancesco Tristano, piano

Francesco Tristano, piano
Tristano, Frescobaldi, Bach, Cage, Berio
Francesco Tristano, Piano
Latest reviewsSee more...

Full throttle: finger crunching pianism at the QEH

Alice Sara Ott and Francesco Tristano © Marie Staggat | DG
The Rite of Spring provides the centrepiece of Alice Sara Ott and Francesco Tristano's "Scandale" programme, an often fatiguing programme, but thrillingly performed. 
****1
Read more

Bach, Cage, Tristano: Similarities and Differences at Kings Place

Francesco Tristano  ©  Tim Bret-Day
Similarities between Johann Sebastian Bach and John Cage don't exactly leap out at you. Both have an interest in numbers, it's true: Bach's music is obsessively, perhaps mathematically patterned, and Cage proportioned much of his music according to strict ratios and numerical schemes. But even this similarity is very much an abstract one: can you hear it in the pieces? No, not really.
**111
Read more