Katarzyna Musial: Come Dance With Me

July 21, 2014

Pianist Katarzyna Musial invites listeners to "Come Dance With Me" as she explores dances from around the globe.



Polish-Canadian pianist Katarzyna Musial's "Come Dance With Me" is an invitation to a unique and global rhythmic journey full of literal and figurative twists.

In a rich and varied program, she presents 28 different dances— musical snapshots of various folklores and cultures imbued with her own style and panache. The album itself dances with showcases from Argentinian, Andalusian, French, Cuban, Catalonian, Québécois, Polish, and American composers, and viscerally transports listeners around the world, and home again.

Pianist Katarzyna Musial

(courtesy of the artist)

With several world tours under her belt, the Steinway artist has crafted an album that combines what the Chicago Classical Review has called "major talent" and "astounding technique" with a genuine exuberance, creating a global musical experience that is nothing short of action packed.

It is clear from the sheer variety of selections, and the joy with which she explores them, that Musial has an instinct for music that cherishes formal categories, boundaries, and cultural identities while transcending them. “Come Dance With Me" transitions seamlessly between the outgoing and flamboyant music of Ginastera or Lecuona, and the more contemplative pieces of Olivier Messiaen in a wonderful, if surprising, conversation. 


For more information about Katarzyna Musial's Come Dance With Me, visit Amazon.


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