Couperin (L): Dances from the Bauyn Manuscript

Equally well-suited to the demands of the French Baroque as to the high Romanticism of Tchaikovsky and Chopin, Pavel Kolesnikov’s attentive musicianship yields predictably revelatory results in the music of Louis Couperin.

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‘Very few pianists of Kolesnikov’s generation share his abundance of intelligence, sensitivity, imagination and sheer instrumental mastery’ (Gramophone)
BBC Music Magazine
‘Kolesnikov makes it sound easy, his improvisatory freedom hand-in-hand with shrewd musical intelligence. He knows just how long to sustain the notes, the squelchy dissonances resolving to enchanting ...