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Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Alice Sara Ott

Release Date: 02/26/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4790088   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyFranz Schubert
Performer:  Alice Sara Ott
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rising star Alice Sara Ott's new recording documents her summer 2012 rite of passage debut at the prestigious White Nights Festival.

Alice Sara Ott's challenging programme centers upon Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.

Her virtuosic technique and youthful brilliance deliver the majesty, colours and spontaneity that this music requires.

The power, passion and beauty which Alice Sara brings to Schubert's thrilling Sonata No. 17 is insightful and memorable.

Her stellar career coincides with the enthusiastic international acclaim her Deutsche Grammophon recordings and performances garner. As the Guardian writes: "...it was good to hear live the qualities that shine through on Otts recordings the
Read more crystalline tone and prodigious range of colour, the perfectly even, crisp technique..."
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Works on This Recording

Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alice Sara Ott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Sonata for Piano in D major, D 850/Op. 53 "Gasteiner" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Alice Sara Ott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Pictures At An Exhibition: Gnomus
Pictures At An Exhibition: Il vecchio castello
Pictures At An Exhibition: Tuileries
Pictures At An Exhibition: Bydlo
Pictures At An Exhibition: Ballet Of The Unhatched Chicks
Pictures At An Exhibition: Samuel Goldenburg And Schmuyle
Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade
Pictures At An Exhibition: The Market-place At Limoges
Pictures At An Exhibition: Catacombae (Sepulcrum romanum)
Pictures At An Exhibition: Cum mortuis in lingua morta
Pictures At An Exhibition: The Hut On Chicken's Legs (Baba-Yaga)
Pictures At An Exhibition: The Bogatyr Gate At Kiev
Piano Sonata No.17 In D, D.850: 1. Allegro vivace
Piano Sonata No.17 In D, D.850: 2. Con moto
Piano Sonata No.17 In D, D.850: 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Piano Sonata No.17 In D, D.850: 4. Rondo (Allegro moderato)

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