Respighi’s Roman Trilogy is probably among the most spectacularly orchestrated works in the repertoire.
The vivid colours and sounds of Imperial Roman life are brought to life in these works – from the violence in the Coliseum, to the legions marching with grim determination along the Appian Way, to children playing around a fountain on a hot Roman summer’s day. All are here in the musical equivalent of glorious Technicolor.
Josep Caballé-Domenech studied with Sir Colin Davis as part of the coveted Rolex Mentor scheme and had further studies with David Zinman. He regularly conducts the Royal Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, and orchestras in Spain and the US.