Liszt Archive

Natalie Dessay Sings Schubert

My post today deals with a new recording by soprano Natalie Dessay in which we hear the following: Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen (No. 2 from Zwölf Lieder von Franz Schubert, S558) Schubert: Liebesbotschaft, …

Helene Grimaud Plays Bach

Ms. Grimaud is known for putting together creative programs. And this CD is no exception. In this recording, Helene Grimaud presents an album with an unusual concept. Bach vs. Bach Transcribed brings together original keyboard …

Helene Grimaud Plays for Us

Earlier today I listened to pianist Helene Grimaud performs the first movement of the Beethoven Moonlight sonata. I have always been very demanding of how this piece is interpreted, because so many pianists fail to …