“阿尔纳多•科恩是我所知的最杰出的钢琴家之一。”——梅纽因科恩是巴西大学历史上唯一获得钢琴和小提琴最高学历的学生，毕业于UFRJ 音乐学院。他的主课老师是巴西伟大的钢琴家Jacques Klein 。
科恩曾在意大利布索尼国际大赛上取得第一名，此后以独奏家的身份与最著名的交响乐团在全球举办了超过2000 场音乐会，BBC 杂志曾形容他为“罕见的现象”。科恩除每年在世界各地举办的独奏音乐会，还与克利夫兰管弦乐团、敦伦爱乐乐团、西雅图交响乐团和圣路易斯乐团进行过合作，并刚刚完成了与芝加哥交响乐团的合作演出。
近期，纽约时报如此定义了科恩的艺术造诣：“他的表演是以精湛的技艺，成为平衡和想象力的楷模。” 作为20 世纪最重要的音乐家之一，梅纽因的评价更则高一层：“阿纳尔多•科恩 是我所知的最杰出的钢琴家之一”。芝加哥论坛报John von Rhein：“轰动的音乐会”费城问询报Peter Dobrin：“科恩与费城交响乐团所演奏的莫扎特协奏曲第二乐章，仿佛是来自上天的声音。”纽约时报Paul Griffiths：“的确是一位伟大的钢琴家”。西雅图RM Campbell：“仅仅听一次科恩的演奏就可以了解他名字所传递的所有‘声音'。”华盛顿邮报Peter Ruhe：“科恩在肯尼迪中心的独奏无疑是当季最棒的。”巴尔的摩Steve Wigler：“科恩不仅仅是我们这个时代也是所有时期最出色的钢琴家之一。”旧金山Allan Ultich：“听着科恩的演奏施特劳斯的《飞》和《蝙蝠》，才能理解‘轰动’的真正含义。”留声机Jeremy Nicholas：“他对李斯特的理解并不来自霍洛维茨注重色彩和气质的著名录音，他令人眼花缭乱的精湛技艺和成熟的音乐风格使他与Richter 并驾齐驱。”
" Arnaldo Cohen is one of the most remarkable pianists I've ever heard . " Yehudi Menuhin Arnaldo Cohen was the only student in the history of Brazilian university, graduating with the highest degree in piano and violin at the School of Music of UFRJ. Had the great Brazilian pianist Jacques Klein his main teacher.
Cohen won unanimously the 1st Prize at the International Busoni in Italy and since then has performed in over 2,000 concerts throughout the world as a soloist of the most important orchestras in the world. The BBC Magazine described him as a "rare phenomenon ". For the Swedish label BIS, Cohen recorded a CD entirely dedicated to Brazilian music and on this recording, the critic of the British newspaper The Times wrote:"Cohen is possessed of an extraordinary technique and capable of scorching the piano keys or melt our hearts" . The Gramophone magazine chose the recording Cohen's record label BIS, with works by Liszt, to join the prestigious and select list of the "Editor's Choice" and justified: "His interpretation of Liszt is not at all due to the famous recording made by Horowitz in both color and temperament. His dazzling virtuosity and musical maturity put him in the same category of Richter. The same did not spare praise for the Gramophone CD of Cohen, who has just been
released, as soloist with the Symphonic Orchestra of São Paulo (OSESP),directed by John Neschling. Running the two Liszt concertos and the Totentanz, the critic Jeremy Nicholas summed up: "hard to beat."
After living more than twenty years in London, Cohen moved to the United States in 2004, thus becoming the first Brazilian musician to take a lifetime professorship in the School of Music at Indiana University. In England, Cohen taught at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music where he won the title of Honorary Fellow.He was decorated by the Brazilian government with the Order of Rio Branco for his service to his country in the cultural area. His interest in academic
life led him to participate as a juror in several international competitions,such as the Chopin Competition in Warsaw. The highlights next season include performances of Cohen as soloist, among others, the Cleveland Orchestra, London Philharmonic , Seattle Symphony and St. Louis, and recitals throughout the world.In May 2011 will make its debut at Symphony Hall, presented by the Chicago Symphony. Recently, the critic Steve Smith of the New York Times defined the art of Cohen: "With an infallible technique, his performance was a model of balance and imagination. " Yehudi Menuhin, one of the most important musicians of the 20th century, went further: "Arnaldo Cohen is one of the most remarkable pianists I've ever heard."
Chicago Tribune (John von Rhein) -"A sensational concert." Philadelphia Inquirer (Peter Dobrin ) - "The second movement of Mozart's Concerto, played by Cohen, and accompanied by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Sawallisch,sounded like a divine message." New York Times (Paul Griffiths) -"Definitely a great pianist." Seattle ( RM Campbell) - "Just listen to Cohen only once in order to understand all the" noise "that his name is generating." Washington Post (Peter Ruhe) - "Cohen's recital at the Kennedy Center was undoubtedly the best of the season." Baltimore(Steve Wigler) - "Cohen is one of the best pianists of our time not only,but of all time." San Francisco (Allan Ultich) - "Listening to Cohen" fly "through his own transcription of the Bat, Strauss, is to know the true meaning of "sensational". " Gramophone - (Jeremy Nicholas) "His interpretation of Liszt is not at all due to the famous Horowitz recording made by both color and in temperament. His dazzling virtuosity and musical maturity in the same place Richter category. "
ALBERTO NEPOMUCENO - AIR (FROM SUITE ANTIGA OP.11)
RADAMES GNATTALI|VALSA No. 7
LUIZ LEVY | VALSA No. 4
FRANCISCO BRAGA|VALSA CAPPRICCIO
ERNESTO NAZARETH |ODEON
ERNESTO NAZARETH | APANHEI-TE CAVAQUINHO
CHOPIN |4 SCHERZI
1、in b minor, op.20
2、in b flat minor, op.31
3、in c sharp minor, op.39
4、in E minor, op.54