Valentina Lisitsa on Scriabin's piano music: a Gramophone Milestones Podcast

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Valentina Lisitsa talks about a very unusual and challenging recording project...

In the latest Gramophone Milestones Podcast (produced in association with EFG International), pianist Valentina Lisitsa discusses her passion for Scriabin's music with Gramophone's Editor Martin Cullingford.

To mark a century since the composer's death this year, Decca produced a box-set Scriabin's complete works. But when they started collating it, they discovered that there were some gaps in the archives that needed filling, particularly of some of the lesser known pieces, so the label asked Lisitsa to record them. It was the start of a journey of discovery for the pianist...

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