Jan Lisiecki’s Chopin named Gramophone Recording of the Year

By December 15, 2017Uncategorized

Jan Lisiecki’s album Chopin: Works for Piano and Orchestra with NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester and Krzystof Urbański has been named as one of Gramophone Magazine’s Critics’ Choice Recordings 2017!

 … Time and again his buoyant rhythms, spontaneity and crisp articulation (try Vars 2 and 4 of the Mozart Variations – altogether the best version I’ve come across) married to a touching lyrical introspection (listen to his handling of the Introduzione of the Krakowiak Rondo) leaves some distinguished competition trailing …

(Jeremy Nicholas)

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