Vivien Schweitzer
The New York Times
February 2014

Chopin and Scriabin were the most significant influences for the Polish composer Szymanowski (1882-1937), who also absorbed elements of Wagner, Reger, Debussy and Polish folk music. The pianist Cédric Tiberghien offers a colorful, virtuosic traversal through some of Szymanowski’s rhapsodic piano scores, including the characterful, fiery études and the more languid Métopes