fireworks by claude debussy

 

The last of two books of preludes, Feux d’artifice finishes the cycle by Claude Debussy with a festive display of fireworks, both as a musical image and as a pianistic challenge...(read more)


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DONALD HUNT
09.10.2017

5 Stars

"...Crystalline playing...consummate musician..."

We find ourselves in October, which seems like a perfect time to listen to pianist Caroline Oltmanns’ new album appropriately titled Ghosts. Oltmanns (an International Steinway Artist) is fast becoming a star in the piano world, which is heavily evident in her refined, crystalline playing and charismatic persona. Ghosts, her sixth solo album on the Filia Mundi label, is comprised of particularly misty works by Schumann, Chopin, Brahms, and James Wilding...

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documentary
living the classical life

Living the Classical Life is an ongoing series of filmed interviews
and intimate, one-of-a-kind performances hosted by pianist Zsolt Bognár.


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