I have written a few days ago about this amazing pianist whose interpretations bring a smile to my face.
Grigory Sokolov established his reputation as a performer of Bach’s suites and fugues, Beethoven’s late sonatas, and Brahms’ piano pieces. This CD presents the pianist as an impressive and original interpreter of romantic piano repertoire, including the following:
- Étude Op. 10 No. 8 in F major
- Étude Op. 25 No. 11 in A minor ‘Winter Wind‘
- Mazurka No. 13 in A minor, Op. 17 No. 4
- Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83
- Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat major, Op. 84
- Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor, D784
- Carnaval, Op. 9
- Étude Op. 8 No. 10 in D flat major
- Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68 ‘Black Mass’
Performed by Grigory Sokolov (piano)
Grigory Sokolov has been known to Russian and foreign audiences for nearly thirty years now. Since the time of his victory at the Third International Tchaikovsky Competition, Grigory Sokolov has been attracting the attention of musicians with the depth and freshness of his performances.
Here is Mr. Sokolov in Schubert’s Klavierstucke No. 1 in E flat minor D 946:
And next, here he performs the Prokofiev Sonata no. 7 op. 83 in B flat Major – 3rd movement ‘Precipitato’:
Tags: Grigory Sokolov, Chopin, Schumann, Schubert, Prokofiev, Chopin, Scriabin