Download or listen to the best albums and artists of Klassiek
1 album gesorteerd op Meest aanbevolen en gefilterd op Piano solo, 5 Sterne Fono Forum Klassik en Jean Sibelius
Mijn zoekopdracht verfijnen
Piano solo - Verschenen op 1 september 2017 | Sony Classical
Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen Diapason d'or - Gramophone Editor's Choice - Le Choix de France Musique - Choc de Classica - 5 Sterne Fono Forum Klassik
Sibelius’s piano music remains a secret – chronically neglected or approached from an entirely unsympathetic aesthetic standpoint. Sometimes, criticism is justified. “I will be the first to admit that Sibelius’s piano music is uneven in quality”, says Leif Ove Andsnes, pointing to the composer’s own cynicism towards his piano works as a possible reason for the neglect of the genuine gems. But Andsnes also professes in no uncertain terms that he is “on a mission” to bring Sibelius’s piano works out of the shadows. “I really believe in this music and I want people to hear it”, he says. After scouring every published note of the composer’s piano music, Andsnes has selected works for this recording that speak to him not just as a pianist but as a musician who for a long time has felt particularly close to Sibelius. Here are piano works in which Sibelius’s orchestral thinking advances the language of the instrument even if it can test the technical orthodoxies of the player. As may be imagined, Andsnes masters them with elegance and ease.
Klassiek in het magazine
- Lorenzo Gatto and Julien Libeer: a new standard for Beethoven's Sonatas
- Alexandre Tharaud: piano's pioneer?
- Rachmaninov: Trifonov's final destination
- Hanson takes on Haydn
- Sun Rings : The Overview Effect, In Music
- 33: Ghraichy's Imagination
- The tale retold
- Caballé forever!
- Calculated to electrify
- Episode III