Review of Clare Hammond: Variations

Clare Hammond: Variations

In a relatively short time, Clare Hammond has established herself as a pianist of impressive abilities who avidly explores repertory...

Reviewed by Patrick Rucker in issue: 05/2021

Review of Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy (Tomer Lev)

Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy (Tomer Lev)

Le tombeau de Claude Debussy is in effect a joint memorial published two years after the composer’s death in the...

Reviewed by Rob Cowan in issue: 05/2021

Review of YSAŸE Six Sonatas For Solo Violin (Kerson Leong)

YSAŸE Six Sonatas For Solo Violin (Kerson Leong)

‘Perhaps the most important contribution to the solo violin repertoire since the writings of Bach and Paganini’, writes Kerson Leong...

Reviewed by Rob Cowan in issue: 05/2021

Review of STANCHINSKY Piano Music (Peter Jablonski; Witold Wilczek)

STANCHINSKY Piano Music (Peter Jablonski; Witold Wilczek)

When Alexey Stanchinsky died in mysterious circumstances in 1914 at the age of 26, he left behind a remarkable body...

Reviewed by Jed Distler in issue: 05/2021

Review of PROKOFIEV Complete Piano Sonatas (Dinara Klinton)

PROKOFIEV Complete Piano Sonatas (Dinara Klinton)

Hearing the Prokofiev sonatas in chronological order is always a fascinating exercise, as the enthusiastically embraced Scriabin influences of No...

Reviewed by David Fanning in issue: 05/2021

Review of LISZT 'Konzertsolos' (Pier Carmine Garzillo)

LISZT 'Konzertsolos' (Pier Carmine Garzillo)

The 26-year-old Naples-born pianist Pier Carmine Garzillo, who did advanced studies at the universities La Sapienza in Rome and Alfonso...

Reviewed by Patrick Rucker in issue: 05/2021

Review of JS BACH Sontas and Partitas for solo violin, BWV1001-1006 (Augustin Hadelich)

JS BACH Sontas and Partitas for solo violin, BWV1001-1006 (Augustin Hadelich)

There is no shortage of fine modern players capable of making magic out of Bach’s works for unaccompanied violin. Alina...

Reviewed by Rob Cowan in issue: 05/2021

Review of JS BACH Keyboard works (Rinaldo Alessandrini)

JS BACH Keyboard works (Rinaldo Alessandrini)

This is Rinaldo Alessandrini’s third solo harpsichord album, following the mixed-genre ‘Alla maniera italiana’ (5/00) and a disc of preludes...

Reviewed by Lindsay Kemp in issue: 05/2021

Review of Linus Roth: Virtuoso Dances

Linus Roth: Virtuoso Dances

The lockdown world has compelled musicians to come up with projects aimed for spiritual uplift. That’s precisely the premise behind...

Reviewed by Jed Distler in issue: 05/2021

Review of Nordic Rhapsody

Nordic Rhapsody

Artistry of a high order from this gifted young Swedish virtuoso, and further proof that his dazzling debut album pairing...

Reviewed by Andrew Achenbach in issue: 05/2021

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