Classical CD Reviews
Lutenist Hopkinson Smith and a stunning survey of J.S. Bach’s complete Suites for Solo Cello in his own transcriptions.
This collection is an important addition to the Wolf canon, and if you don’t know these works you should make …
Always interesting music from this talented composer.
Nice follow-up for those in the know.
by Audiophile Audition/ May 1, 2014/ Classical CD Reviews/
Sean Chen combines two musical iconoclasts in one audaciously imaginative program, poetic and rebellious at once.
Of great historical interest, and showing the development of a very young composer, but beyond that of questionable long-term value.
A sizzler from Sisler? Not in my book, but many beg to differ.
Pianist Yang and conductor Lazarev, two kindred spirits, collaborate in refreshed and often exciting realizations of the passionate Russian.
A strange choice for a monodrama, and a touch exploitative. The music, unfortunately, doesn’t save it.
This got rave reviews at the premiere—was the fuss really justified?