Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E Minor

Juan María Solare

Genres: Classical

Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E Minor
  • Released: March 1, 2024
  • 1 track(s)

This Prelude by Frédéric Chopin is one of his most well-known and beloved works: It’s the composition he wanted to be played at his funeral (together with Mozart’s Requiem). A heartbreaking miniature, the epitome of melancholy. This work is paradigmatic for the aesthetics of “Dark Academia Classical.” Juan María Solare, who has been playing this Prelude since his student days, presents us with his extremely respectful and at the same time personal version.

His version of the famous Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 in E minor is being released promptly on March 1st -Chopin’s birthday- on all digital streaming platforms

The recording was made on the Steinway grand piano at the “Access All Areas Studios” in Bremen, with sound engineer Nils Völcker. The single is being released through the German record label Janus Music & Sound.

The pianist and composer Juan María Solare (Argentina, 1966) treads rarely traveled paths: His music draws a line that subtly connects classical music with light music. A graduate in composition from Buenos Aires and Cologne. Common genres: (Neo-)Classical music and Tango. Solare teaches at the University of Bremen and at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen. He has given concerts in Texas, Germany, London, Istanbul, or Scandinavia. He is also the editor of four piano albums for Ricordi and a fifth for Peters Verlag. He conducts the orchestra of the Bremer Orchestergemeinschaft. His music has been streamed over 25 million times on Spotify.