Medtner & Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos
Marc-André Hamelin, Vladimir Juroswki and the London Philharmonic Orchestra recording in Henry Wood Hall, LondonA typical release—in so far as there can ever be such a thing—from Marc-André Hamelin, combining a stimulating, unexpected coupling; brilliant new light shed on the familiar; and pianism of the very highest calibre. Not to be missed.

CDA68145  82 minutes 9 seconds
‘There is a palpable and invigorating rapport between Hamelin and Jurowski … few can illuminate or clarify complex textures quite as well as Marc-André Hamelin’ (Gramophone)
‘Marc-André Hamelin presents a vivid picture of Rachmaninov’s Third, where he is greatly helped by an energised LPO under their Music Director, Vladimir Jurowski’ (Classic FM)
‘Hamelin exhibits colossal technique and vitality in two Russian concertos … the gorgeous sound of Hamelin’s Steinway has been captured … in warm, clear tones by master recording engineer Si ...