James Rhodes 5

Five years on from his debut recording, James Rhodes has firmly established himself in the classical world as a pioneering figure—reaching out through concerts, recordings and television documentaries to create new classical music fans whilst remaining unabashedly dedicated to the core repertoire that he performs. In his fifth recital album from his new label Instrumental Records, he returns with a sumptuous programme of works of Bach, Beethoven and Chopin, the Gluck–Sgambati ‘Orfeo Melody’, and Liszt’s arrangement of Robert Schumann’s ‘Frühlingsnacht’.

SIGCD371  69 minutes 59 seconds
'A sincere, communicative and mindful musician. He always holds your attention, whether or not you agree with each interpretative notion … Rhodes's fusion of instinct, mindfulness and individuali ...
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