|The long-awaited solo album from Decca's star cellist sees Weilerstein revealing and revelling in her technique. The American cellist has attracted widespread attention worldwide for her combination of natural virtuosic command and technical precision with impassioned musicianship. The intensity of her playing has regularly been lauded, as has the spontaneity and sensitivity of her interpretations. Committed to expanding the cello repertoire, Alisa is a fervent champion of new music and this release is her first solo album. more info||
Following her recent well-received Michael Nyman recording Chasing Pianos, Valentina now turns her attention to the Romantic Era and the Etudes of Chopin and Schumann.
Chopin's Etudes were the first to be seen as true piano works rather than merely studies. Quickly becoming a regular part of the concert repertoire, these are some of the most challenging and evocative works for piano.
Schumann's Symphonic Etudes, believed to be some of the most difficult music for the piano are also featured on this release, including five additional movements restored by Brahms in 1890 after Schumann's death. more info
|With this new record, soprano Patricia Petibon makes a welcome return to French repertoire on disc, exploring the fascinating world of French art song in this extraordinary new album. more info||Deutsche Grammophon is proud to release a stunning new recording of Beethoven piano sonatas by Maurizio Pollini. This final recording from 2014 brings a 40-year project to completion: he now presents studio recordings of all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas. more info|
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