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BILL NEWMAN listens to Nikolai Demidenko

 

Here is a Russian pianist who caresses and excites — somewhere between Sofronitsky and Moiseiwitsch. His command of the keyboard is exemplary and precise, aiming for and achieving pastiches of colour, insight, poetry, overall meaning and sheer musicianship of the highest calibre. He held his audience spellbound with neither interruption nor needless coughs and chatter...

Copyright © 23 July 2014 Bill Newman,
London UK

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NIKOLAI DEMIDENKO

FRYDERYCK CHOPIN

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

NIKOLAI MEDTNER

WIGMORE HALL

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

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