Winner of such prestigious competitions such as the Concurso Permanente de JJMM (Jeunesses Musicales Spain) and Barcelona’s “Primer Palau”, cellist Fernando Arias is one of the foremost Spanish musicians of his generation. An enthusiastic chamber player, he works with partners such as Seth Knopp, Antje Weithaas, David Kadouch, Rainer Schmidt, Karl Leister, Peter Frankl, Donald … Fernando Arias
“Do take my word for it: In this kind of repertoire, Josep Colom is one of the best interpreters to go for, and not only for Mompou fans but also for all those new to this composer. […] And the sound? Need I say more than that Gonzalo Noqué always goes for the best and … Josep Colom is one of the best interpreters to go for.
“Josep Colom plays them not only meditatively, but actually cares for everything that this music needs, the tonal purity that had marked Mompou due to the bells he had heard in his childhood, the many nuances, colorful and dynamic, and above all, the poetry. […] Colom finds the right balance!”