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Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 - 5 (Complete)

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda

Throughout, Bavouzet displays a light touch and laudable levels of physical stamina, with a firm grasp of the very different personalities of each piece. Noseda and the BBC Philharmonic perform... More…

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2 CDs

$30.75

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Prokofiev: Violin Sonatas & Five Melodies

Alina Ibragimova (violin), Steven Osborne (piano)

From the austere opening bars...it's clear that this violin-and-piano duo is capable of the subtlest interplay. Steven Osborne is the lion, or the demon, that needs taming by Alina Ibragimova's... More…

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$15.50

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Rachmaninov & Prokofiev: Piano Concertos

Yuja Wang (piano)

Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Gustavo Dudamel

Making her virtuoso credentials clear throughout, Wang dismisses every difficulty with nonchalant ease...this is a talent with a vengeance, the youthful partnership with Dudamel is ideal and... More…

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Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 7

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits

Karabits, supported by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's outstandingly responsive playing, gives an utterly compelling account of the Third...Karabits's performance of No. 7, with both its... More…

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Prokofiev & Shostakovich: Cello Concertos

Steven Isserlis (cello)

Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi

Here at last is a recording to persuade sceptics that Prokofiev's Cello Concerto is not just an interesting but rather drab failure...both Isserlis and Jarvi leave their competition standing... More…

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Martha Argerich: Early Recordings

Martha Argerich (piano)

The difficulty in writing about the piano playing of Martha Argerich is that it is now, and always has been, so relentlessly good...Her Mozart bubbles with the freshness and effervescence of... More…

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2 CDs

$20.50

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Prokofiev: Semyon Kotko, Op. 81

Viktor Lutsyuk (Semyon Kotko), Gennadi Bezzubenkov (Tkachenko), Tatiana Pavlovskaya (Sofya), Varvara Solovyova (Frosya) & Evgeny Nikitin (Remenyuk)

Mariinsky Orchestra and Chorus, Valery Gergiev (conductor) & Yuri Alexandrov (stage director)

Pavlovskaya makes a bright-voiced heroine among a strong supporting cast ... it gains from Gergiev’s crisp direction. More…

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DVD Video + Blu-ray

$35.50

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Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev: Piano Concertos

Kirill Gerstein (piano)

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, James Gaffigan

Perhaps the most striking aspect of Gerstein's interpretation is his ability to make the piano writing sound much lighter and more transparent than usual...Instead of the conventional barnstorming... More…

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SACD

$16.00

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Dmitry Masleev

Dmitry Masleev (piano)

Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Sladkovsky

Nothing sensational or sensationalist here , but the way he negotiates the twists, turns and subtle cornerings of the harmonic invention is totally disarming and without a trace of self-consciousness.... More…

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CD

$14.00

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