ICSM Records, an audiophile label “made by artists for artists”

Posted by on Sep 19, 2023 in Interviews | 0 comments

Interview by Andrea Bedetti 17 July 2022 The Bulgarian pianist Ivo Varbanov and his wife, his Tuscan colleague Fiammetta Tarli, have created a record label in London which, in addition to being characterised by a high technical quality of sound capture, adopts other details and a precise “philosophy ” of publication. Here’s what they told us in this interview.

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9 and 11 May 2016 – Rete Toscana Classica, Italy

Posted by on Jul 8, 2017 in Interviews | 0 comments

9 and 11 May 2016 – Interview for Rete Toscana Classica, Italy   ICSM Records – Interview Fiammetta Tarli talks to Luca Berni about her label ICSM Records Click to listen Fiammetta Tarli`s interview with Rate Toscana Classica

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Presenting ICSM Records by Robert Schulslaper, Fanfare Magazine

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

Fiammetta Tarli and Ivo Varbanov, pianists and creative partners in life and work, have banded together with a dedicated team of recording and design professionals to launch ICSM Records, a company with impressively high aspirations: “Independent Creative Sound and Music (ICSM) Records—made by musicians for musicians—is committed to uncompromising quality in every aspect of the recording, creating artistic statements beyond time and fashion.” Before probing more deeply into ICSM’s plans and philosophy, however, let’s learn something about the...

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Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

August 15, 2014 by Norman Lebrecht   Husband and wife pianists Ivo Varbanov and Fiammetta Tarli are starting a new record label next month. We asked them to explain the USP of ICSM Records. Fiamma, being Italian, muttered something about fighting the mafia. Ivo objects to the over-production that takes place on major labels. We asked them to talk it through. So they did. Right here: ICSM RECORDS Ivo and Fiamma, why your own record label? Fiamma: The cultural system these days is dysfunctional. Ivo: Little public (and private) funding for...

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