Articles and Reviews for Emile

notproudGETTING TO KNOW EMILE PANDOLFI: THE MAN, THE MUSIC, ON A MISSION

Few musicians captivate audiences down to their very souls. Pianist Emile Pandolfi is such a musician. Stereophile Magazine says he plays in a “free-flowing, emotional manner that seems to go to the music’s very soul.” It is impossible to hear this man play and forge    read full article. [PDF]..
J. Cogdill – InDwellings Board

BELIEVE…
In Believe …, his new recording of a half dozen movie themes and popular classical favorites, Pandolfi will wow you with his tireless energy and musicianship. “Once Upon a December” from Disney’s Anastasia is wonderfully interpreted, as are the other movie themes, such as “Believe” (Polar Express), “My Heart Will Go On” (Titanic), and “Pure Imagination” (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory).    read full article…
Sounds From the Ground Up by Peter Manzi

PANDOLFI JUGGLES COMEDY AND MELODY AT FORUM
“Pandolfi’s command of the piano was complete; he played it like an orchestra. At times he used effects, like echoing octaves, that one might expect from an entertainer such as Liberace, but which Pandolfi deployed rather more tastefully.”    read full article…
Outer Banks Sentinel

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC THE MAGIC OF EMILE PANDOLFI
“Not in the mood for love? Oh, you have a headache? Slip into something a little more comfortable, darling – any Emile Pandolfi CD”   full article page 1, full article page 2…
Spirit of the Carolinas / Entertainment/

EMILE PANDOLFI TO PERFORM AT THALIAN HALL
“First of all, we’re sure Emile Pandolfi gets tired of being compared to piano comedian Victor Borge. Well,, how about this: Pandolfi is better than Borge. Whereas Borge (was a comedian first and pianist second, Pandolfi is first and foremost a musician, albeit a highly entertaining one.”   read full article…
Encore Spotlight

EMILE PANDOLFI: AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER
“…I can’t think of a better remedy than a large aural dose of Emile Pandolfi. He plays …in a free-flowing, emotional manner that seems to go to the music’s very soul.” Robert
Deutsch / Records to Die For / Stereophile

CLASSICAL CHOPIN AND THE SECOND TIME AROUND
ON CHOPIN: “Pandolfi plays the familiar works with a passion unusual in a recording. Whatever his choices in music … he must have been closely attuned to Chopin. The CD shows the versatility of both Chopin and Pandolfi. … Pandolfi is in command throughout…”   read full article…
North County Times

A Fan Review

"When you listen to him perform - you will wonder HOW many people are actually playing that piano - but it is truly all just him. You will certainly enjoy all of his musical CDs, and find that you too must see him in concert where you get to see the performer in action as well as enjoy some of the comedy he adds during a performance." —Kathleen