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Faces (2018)
Before Heloísa Fernandes sat down at the Fazioli for her rehearsal, neither she nor the instrument's owner, Thomas Zoells, understood the sound she could evoke from the instrument. The piano lives on the stage of an intimate recital hall equipped with recording equipment housed inside of Piano Forte, a piano store in a renovated three-story building in the South Loop of Chicago. (+)
Fruto (2005)
The power of this work came out of nowhere and surprised the musical press in Brazil. "She enters our discography," wrote esteemed critic Arthur Nestrovski in Folha de São Paulo, "with impressive security and considerable daring." He goes on to cite the recording's many strengths, as have reviews from around the globe." (+)
Candeias (2009)
"flawless work from a major new artist," and Musica Brasileira wrote that "the album doesn't serve as a history class but more as a class in how history can form the basis of contemporary music." (+)