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Tue 19 Sep, 2017:
Echoes of Land & Sea: Piano music by Britten, Stevenson, Ireland, Roderick Williams, Leighton and Holst

There are gems aplenty in this sensitively played and wholly absorbing survey of British piano music. Maria Marchant brings both power and delicacy to...

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Wed 13 Sep, 2017:
Brahms: Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5; 12 Piano Pieces from Opp 39, 76 and 116-119

The beauty of Nelson Freire’s approach to Brahms, aside from its musical finesse and virtuosity, is in the way it marks a contrast between the...

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Mon 24 Apr, 2017:
Brahms: Ballades, Op 10; Fantasies, Op 116; Theme and Variations, Op 18b

This Brahms anthology from the 30-year-old Russian virtuoso Denis Kozhukhin launches most propitiously with a memorably intuitive account of the Theme...

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Wed 01 Feb, 2017:
Chopin: Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor, Op 11; The Four Ballades

Still in his early 20s, Seoul-born Seong-Jin Cho was winner of the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition. Mark DeVoto was justly enthusiastic...

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Thu 25 Feb, 2016:
Różycki: Piano Concertos– No 1 in G minor, Op 43; No 2; Ballade in G major, Op 18

Volume 67 of Hyperion’s exhaustive Romantic Piano Concerto series will leave you wondering why you haven’t encountered the music of Ludomir...

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Wed 11 Nov, 2015:
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major; Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major; Fauré: Ballade in F sharp major, Op 19

Yuja Wang generates a sparkling and admirably articulate rapport in the two Ravel piano concertos with Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra under its dynamic...

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Fri 06 Feb, 2015:
Chopin: Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 25; Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57; Fantaisie in F minor, Op 49; Scherzo No 4 in E major, Op 54; Debussy: Suite bergamasque; Pour le piano

This is, by my reckoning, the fifth CD from York-based pianist Sarah Beth Briggs issued on the Semaphore label, and it leaves just as favourable...

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