Asier Polo’s new album, “Vivaldi, Boccherini, Haydn: Cello Concertos“, has garnered excellent ratings in the general and specialized press since its presentation last May. We reproduce below some of the most outstanding reviews of this new album for IBS Classical with the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla [Seville Baroque Orchestra], under the baton of Andrés Gabetta.
“His [Asier Polo’s] authority is imposed with ease, beautiful and robust sound as well as excellent tuning to the demands, mainly virtuosic, of each score.”
“The Concerto no. 1 in G major by Haydn (with a cadence by Miguel Jiménez) stands as an example of technical perfection and singable capacity in the hands of Polo.” -Germán García Tomás. Read more
“In his full maturity, the cellist from Bilbao offers vigorous readings of a repertoire he knows from many years ago and which now exhibits in a very different aesthetic, compared to the one he was more used to. The experience gives off energy, encouragement, illusion and poetry.” -Santi Riu
“Exquisite and crackling Vivaldi by the cellist Asier Polo with the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla and Andrés Gabetta” -Pablo L. Rodríguez. Read more
“The lightness of Vivaldi and Boccherini and the elegance of Haydn find in Asier Polo their ideal interpreter, very well accompanied by the Baroque Orchestra of Seville.” -César Coca. Read more
Diario de Sevilla
“Asier Polo: Being baroque? What it is about is playing with expression or not”. Read here the interview to Asier Polo about the new album, by Pablo J. Vayón.