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Piano Recital / Honggi Kim


Release Date: 04/10/2020 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8574232  
Composer:  Enrique GranadosMaurice RavelCarl VineJosé María Sánchez-Verdú,   ... 
Performer:  Honggi Kim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Breton String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Honggi Kim, winner of the 2018 Jaen Prize International Piano Competition, has chosen a fascinating recital programme for his Naxos recording debut. Both Scarbo and Los requiebros are pillars of the piano repertoire, brimming with expressive and technical challenges for any performer, as is Carl Vine’s beautifully written but rarely heard Piano Sonata No. 1. Sanchez-Verdu’s Jardin de espejos (‘Garden of Mirrors’) is influenced by the multiple layers in Islamic art, the ‘mirrors’ of the title lending shape to a tradition of listening, silence and echoes. The programme concludes with Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E flat major, an outstanding work in the chamber-music literature. Honggi Kim, winner of the 2018 Jaen Prize International Piano Competition, has chosen a fascinating recital programme for his Naxos recording debut. Both Scarbo and Los requiebros are pillars of the piano repertoire, brimming with expressive and technical challenges for any performer, as is Carl Vine’s beautifully written but rarely heard Piano Sonata No. 1. Sanchez-Verdu’s Jardin de espejos (‘Garden of Mirrors’) is influenced by the multiple layers in Islamic art, the ‘mirrors’ of the title lending shape to a tradition of listening, silence and echoes. The programme concludes with Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E flat major, an outstanding work in the chamber-music literature. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Goyescas for Piano, Op. 11: Book 1 - no 1, Los requiebros by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Honggi Kim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Spain 
2.
Gaspard de la nuit: 3rd movement, Scarbo by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Honggi Kim (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; France 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 1 by Carl Vine
Performer:  Honggi Kim (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Australia 
4.
Jardín de espejos by José María Sánchez-Verdú
Performer:  Honggi Kim (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2017 
5.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Honggi Kim (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Breton String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 

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