|Anatole Kitain – The complete Columbia recordings, 1936-39|
Anatole Kitain (1903–1980) was an exact contemporary and fellow pupil of Vladimir Horowitz in Kiev, where he studied, as did the slightly older Simon Barere, with Felix Blumenfeld. All three developed fabulous techniques and were romantic pianists ...» More
'In Shelley's Rachmaninov series, I think this the finest achievement among them' (Gramophone)
'Peerless command and inimitable insights' (Hi-Fi News)» More
|Rachmaninov: The Complete Solo Piano Music|
'A fine achievement from Howard Shelley and Hyperion alike. These superbly recorded, idiomatic readings demonstrate Shelley's virtuoso pianism and aff ...
'A significant testimony to Howard Shelley's artistry. Pianistically impeccable, he understands what Rachmaninov was about' (Gramophone)» More
|Rachmaninov: Demidenko plays Rachmaninov|
'A marvellous disc … this excellently chosen selection of Rachmnaninov's finest solo piano works is played with superb panache by Demidenko ...
'A marvellous disc' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
|Rachmaninov: Violin Sonata & other works|
Hideko Udagawa has performed extensively throughout the world and has captivated international audiences with her artistry and enthusiasm. On this album she is expertly accompanied by Konstantin Lifschitz.» More
'Everything is of the most absorbing interest; everything is impeccably performed. Irresistible for pianists, this disc should be in every musician's ...
'Staggering feats of bravura with an effortless insouciance that defies belief. A collector's item, without doubt' (The Sunday Times)» More