Evgeny Kissin

It has been a while since I listened attentively to Evgeny Kissin. However, I mended my way early this morning: I heard him play the following:

Gluck: Melody From Orfeo:

We have here a young man of 19; Watch his hands: There are still some signs of a child’s hands, really. But what sensitivity and what emotion we hear! So let’s dispense with the words and hear some more…

The following contains some biographical material and some music:

And now for Evgeny Kissin performing Chopin’s Piano concerto No.2 Op.21:

And finally here’s Kissin performing Beethoven:

  • Concerto for piano and orchestra no 1 in C major, op.15
  • Verbier Festival Orchestra, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Almost an hour of music in this video, including a bunch of encores!

Tags: Evgeny Kissin, Chopin, Beethoven, Gluck

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