Tchaikovsky, Balakirev, Chaplygin, Kurbatov - Piano Works
Currently out of stock at the UK suppliers. Available to order, but is likely to take longer than usual to despatch
This despatch estimate is based on information from both our own stock and the UK supplier's stock.
If ordering multiple items, we will aim to send everything together so the longest despatch estimate will apply to the complete order.
If you would rather receive certain items more quickly, please place them on a separate order.
If any unexpected delays occur, we will keep you informed of progress via email and not allow other items on the order to be held up.
If you would prefer to receive everything together regardless of any delay, please let us know via email.
Pre-orders will be despatched as close as possible to the release date.
Cat No: MELCD1002365
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 1st April 2016
WorksPiano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor, op.102
Little Cyprian Music, op.37
Lost in Darkness, op.34
Pieces (6), op.21
ArtistsVadym Kholodenko (piano)
“… An already mature and bright artist who at his best achieves the heights that could be compared with … the great pianists,” as the famous pianists Dmitri Alexeyev described the young musician after his convincing victory at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Competition in the United States where he received the Grand Prix.
Vadym Kholodenko, who won his first competition at the age of twelve, today performs with the leading Russian musicians of all generations and gives recitals at the most prestigious venues of Europe, Asia and America.
Kholodenko is a musician of a versatile repertoire, from the Viennese classics to jazz. He combines romantic elation and the ability to carry away and lead his audience with deep intellectualism and impeccable virtuosic and technical qualities. He is able to structure a complicated piece and arrange his concert programmes in an ideal manner. Critics have noted the cogency of the pianist’s interpretations of work written in different ages and periods.
The programme of the artist’s debut album on Melodiya is also unusual. Piano cycles of Balakirev (Sonata No.2) and Tchaikovsky (Six Pieces on a Single Theme, Op.21) who were representatives of the St. Petersburg and Moscow branches of Russian composing school of the 19th century, respectively; works written by contemporary composers – Evgeny Chaplygin’s Little Cyprian Music (2003) inspired by the songs the composer heard in Cyprus; and a minimalist suite Lost in Darkness (2014) by Alexey Kurbatov.
The works of Balakirev, Tchaikovsky, Chaplygin and Kurbatov were recorded in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in November 2014 and August 2015.
Error on this page? Let us know here
Need more information on this product? Click here