Given Reynaldo Hahn’s high profile with the patrons of Paris’s pre-war artist salons, it’s not surprising that his original works for piano include a good number of short character pieces that exude charm. His magnum opus in this genre, the "53 poèmes pour piano" collectively titled "Le Rossignol éperdu" is the early 20th Century’s answer to Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words.
Praised for her “flowing tones, poetic phrasing and heavenly singing melodies” (Cincinnati Inquirer), and “musical imagination and feel for complex textures that drew vivid images” (Washington Post), South Korean pianist Yoonie Han has won top prizes in distinguished international competitions and the highest accoladesRead more for her poetic performances in major concert halls in the U.S. and around the world. Read less
Works on This Recording
Le rossignol éperduby Reynaldo Hahn Performer:
Yoonie Han (Piano)
Period: 20th Century Written: 1902-1910; France