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Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition - Tchaikovsky: The Seasons / Kobrin

Release Date: 08/04/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3529  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyModest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alexander Kobrin
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Called the ''Van Cliburn of today'' by the BBC, pianist Alexander Kobrin has placed himself at the forefront of today's performing musicians. His prize winning performances have been praised for their brilliant technique, musicality, and emotional engagement with the audience. The New York Times has written that Mr. Kobrin was a ''fastidious guide'' to Schumann's ''otherworldly visions, pointing out hunters, flowers, haunted corners and friendly bowers, all captured in richly characterized vignettes.'' ''This was a performance that will be revered and remembered as a landmark of the regeneration of exceptional classical music in Central New York'' - critic wrote after Mr. Kobrin's performance of Second Piano Concerto by Brahms with the Read more Syracuse Symphony in Syracuse, NY. On this release, Mr. Kobrin performs Mussorgsky's ''Pictures at an Exhibition'' and Tchaikovsky's ''The Seasons, Op. 37bis''. Read less

Works on This Recording

Les saisons, Op. 37b by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alexander Kobrin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alexander Kobrin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 

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