"Arthur Villar’s recording is one which has the immediate appeal of a superb recording made on a fine sounding Steinway D, and I have to say I was intrigued by this performance from the outset.
Arthur Villar seems to be very much his own man in steering a path away from any particular ‘school’ of Bach performing, appearing to be occupied as far as possible with the material in front of him and his own responses to it, rather than allowing himself to be swayed by the turbulent winds of fashion..."

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Pianist Arthur Villar was born in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in June 1984. He started his studies in piano, chamber music, theory and conducting in 2004, at the age of 21, at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and joined the piano studio of Miriam Grossman, a renowned Brazilian pianist and pedagogue. One year later...

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Centre Le Phénix
Switzerland 2010

J.S.Bach: Prelude and Fugue in B minor BWV 869

Boston University
US 2012

C.Debussy: Feux d'Artifice

Palácio Foz, Lisbon
Portugal 2013

F.Liszt: Ballade no.2 in B minor

CCBB, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil 2013

L.V.Beethoven: Piano Sonata opus 27 no.2 "Moonlight"

SUNY Purchase, NY
US 2014

L.V.Beethoven: Piano Sonata opus 110

The Well-Tempered Clavier
by J.S.Bach