Marc-André Hamelin

Latest release

Busoni Late Piano Music

Ferruccio Busoni
Late Piano Music
Hyperion / CDA 67951/3
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June 2014

NEW RELEASE: Schumann: Kinderszenen & Waldszenen; Janček: On the overgrown path I


Marc's latest disc on Hyperion is the GRAMOPHONE JUNE 2014 RECORDING OF THE MONTH AND BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE RECORDING OF THE MONTH

'In Hamelin's latest disc of music by Janáček and Schumann, he shows himself a virtuoso in a deeper sense, a virtuoso in sound, colour and poetic empathy, one who, to quote Liszt, ‘breathes the breath of life’. Using his prodigious command in music of a transcendental difficulty—the Chopin-Godowsky Études, the major works of Alkan, Albéniz’s Iberia, etc—he displays gifts which show him as first and foremost a musician’s musician' (Gramophone).

The New York Times writes that "The pianist Marc-André Hamelin brings commanding technique, elegant musicianship and imaginination..."

Info on the disc can be found here

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