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Chopin: Piano Sonata No 2, Berceuse, Nocturne, Variations / Katia Skanavi

Chopin / Skanavi
Release Date: 06/12/2012 
Label:  Piano Classics   Catalog #: 39   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Katia Skanavi
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The reissue of a wonderful Chopin recital by Russian/Greek pianist Katia Skanavi, which received an “Editor’s Choice” in the British Gramophone. A prizewinner of the Marguerite Long and Van Cliburn Competitions Skanavi set on an international career, bringing her to all continents, and playing with the orchestras of Cincinnati, Dallas, Indianapolis and San Francisco. She plays with Gidon Kremer and Yuri Bashmet, and recorded several highly acclaimed CD’s for the Lyrinx label. Her playing is highly personal, intuitive, passionate and tender, a true artist! The reissue of a wonderful Chopin recital by Russian/Greek pianist Katia Skanavi, which received an “Editor’s Choice” in the British Gramophone. A prizewinner of the Marguerite Long and Van Cliburn Competitions Skanavi set on an international career, bringing her to all continents, and playing with the orchestras of Cincinnati, Dallas, Indianapolis and San Francisco. She plays with Gidon Kremer and Yuri Bashmet, and recorded several highly acclaimed CD’s for the Lyrinx label. Her playing is highly personal, intuitive, passionate and tender, a true artist! Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations for Piano in B flat major on a theme from Hérold's "Ludovic", B 80/Op. 12 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Katia Skanavi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
2.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Katia Skanavi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Katia Skanavi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
4.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Katia Skanavi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Katia Skanavi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 

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