● The project led by the capital’s Ministry of Culture and the operational management of the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra incorporated the seven-time Grammy-winning producer Michael Fine, the Dutch sound engineer specializing in orchestral recordings Erdo Groot, as well as the South Korean maestro Jae-Hyuck Cho playing a Steinway D piano
● The Ministry of Culture of Mexico City invites the media to witness this historic recording in the country on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 at the Churubusco Studios
The Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra (OFCM)grouping of the Capital Secretariat of Culturereturns to the recording room in 2023, in the Churubusco Studiosto work on an album produced by the seven-time Grammy winner Michael Fine and performing two important works by Dmitri Shostakovich: he Piano Concerto No. 2 and his Symphony No. 11.
In addition to the production by Maestro Fine, the symphonic group with the most albums produced during the eighties and nineties, will have the participation of the South Korean maestro on this album. Jae-Hyuck Cho playing a Steinway D piano.
With the sound engineering of the Dutchman Erdo Grootresponsible for the historical recordings of many legends of symphonic and concert music under the Philips label among many others, the Sala Silvestre Revueltas of Churubusco Studios is the headquarters of this historic event.
Being the first recording in the history of the country recorded with microphones for spatialized recordings, it happens over five days of exhaustive work under the obsessive care of maestro Fine, and the baton of the artistic director and head of the group Scott Yoo, who, With the operational management of the OFCM, throughout the year he prepared this repertoire for the special occasion.
The coming months of the post-production process will be led by Michael Fine himself.
The Secretariat of Culture of Mexico City and the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra invite you to witness this process from the booth, on Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., with access before the start, and at the break of this recording, between 11:30 and 12:00.
You can consult the Mexico City Cartelera page (https://cartelera.cdmx.gob.mx/) where these and all the activities of the Mexico City Ministry of Culture are concentrated.