Candi Muara Takus in Riau Province is derived from Chinese words ‘Ta’ (meaning big), ‘Ku’ (meaning old). Muara Takus signifies a big old temple that lies on an estuary
HIGHLIGHT on Entertainment: The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute Jakarta hold a 90 minutes duration of piano concert by an Italian pianist, Maestro Andrea Bacchetti on November 5, 2016 at Cultural Auditorium Jl. HOS Cokroaminoto 117, Menteng Jakarta 10310.
Born in 1977, Andrea Bacchetti has been collected suggestions by musicians as Karajan, Magaloff, Berio, Horszoski, Siciliani since he was a child. At the age of eleven, he debuted with I SolistiVeneti, conducted by Claudio Scimone.
Andrea Bacchetti, previously performed in several prestigious halls: Konzerthaus (Berlin); Salle Pleyel, Salle Gaveu – cycle Piano QuatreÉtoiles (Paris); Rudolfinum Dvorak Hall (Prague); TeatroColiseo (Buenos Aires); Rachmaninoff Saal, The Moscow State Philharmonic Society (Moscow); IBK Concert Hall Arts Center (Seoul); Auditorium Nacional de España (cycle of Scherzo and CNDM), Teatro Real, Foundación Gulbenkian (Lisbon), Teatro Monumental, Fundación March (Madrid); Toppan Hall, Musashino Concert Hall (Tokyo), De Warande (Antwerp); Huelecourt Art Project, (Bruxelles); MozarteumBrasileiro and CulturaArtistica (São Paulo); Hyogo Performing Arts Center (Osaka); Parco dellaMusica (Rome); Zentrum Paul Klee (Bern); Gewandhaus (Leipzig).
In Italy, he has been guest of the most important concert associations. He played closely cooperated with several orchestras (Lucerne Festival Strings, Camerata Salzburg and Salzburg Chamber Soloists, RTVE Madrid, Sinfonica de Asturia, and many other pretigious orchestras.
Actually he records exclusively for Sony Classical; in his wide discography, there are to be remembered the SACD with the “6 Sonatas” by Cherubini (Penguin Guide UK, Rosette 2010), “The Scarlatti Restored Manuscript” (RCA Red Seal) that received an ICMA award in the Baroque Instrumental CD category in 2014. In his Bach production, most remarkable records are the “Two-Part Inventions &Sinfonias” (CD of the month for BBC Music Magazine – September 2009) and “The Italian Bach” (CD of the month for Record Geijutsu – May 2014).
He indulges in chamber music with passion. His collaborations – with partner as R. Filippini, Prazak Quartet, QuatuorYsaye – were fruitful. Composers as Vacchi, Boccadoro, Del Corno, among others, dedicated to him some pieces of theirs. In last season, he kept concerts in Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Korea, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, Russia; in the current season there are on schedule tours in Japan and Luxemburg.