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Chopin: The Piano Concertos / Lugansky, Verdernikov, Sinfonia Varsovia

Chopin
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 212   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky
Conductor:  Alexander Verdernikov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is Nikolai Lugansky’s fourth recording on Naïve / Ambroisie after praised Liszt, Rachmaninov and Grieg / Prokofiev discs.

Nikolai Lugansky offers a new refined and brilliant version of Chopin’s piano concertos, with the orchestra that probably has the best connection to the soul and the spirit of French-Polish composer, Sinfonia Varsovia, under Russian conductor Alexander Vedernikov.

As ever, Nikolai Lugansky displays a perfect balance between virtuosity and poetry through a perfect technique and an amazing range of colors.
This is Nikolai Lugansky’s fourth recording on Naïve / Ambroisie after praised Liszt, Rachmaninov and Grieg / Prokofiev discs.

Nikolai Lugansky offers a new refined and brilliant version of Chopin’s piano concertos, with the orchestra that probably has the best connection to the soul and the spirit of French-Polish composer, Sinfonia Varsovia, under Russian conductor Alexander Vedernikov.

As ever, Nikolai Lugansky displays a perfect balance between virtuosity and poetry through a perfect technique and an amazing range of colors.
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Verdernikov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
2. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Verdernikov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: I. Maestoso
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: II. Larghetto
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: III. Allegro vivace
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11: I. Allegro maestoso
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11: II. Romanza: Larghetto
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11: III. Rondo: Vivace

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