Formidably played and well recorded, it will alert even the most seasoned listener to the conflicting elements of Prokofiev's always "difficult", prickly and volatile nature...[Raekallio] plays... — Gramophone Magazine, October 2011More…
Release Date: 31st May 2011
Catalogue No: ODE11032Q
Length: 4 hours 23 minutes
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Finely tuned accounts, crisply played with flair and imagination. Ashkenazy's range of characterisation is fairly narrow, but this is very reliable playing. — BBC Music Magazine, December 2012, ****More…
Prokofiev's piano writing... requires the highest degree of virtuosity, not only in encompassing the actual notes, which rarely lie comfortably under the fingers, but also in achieving long-term... — BBC Music Magazine, September 1999More…