Music and Vision homepage Sponsor an article of your choice. Reward the author and unlock it to share online with non-subscribers - Music and Vision

CD Spotlight

A True Poet

Vadym Kholodenko
plays Prokofiev -
recommended by
GEOFF PEARCE

'... a majestic, lovely recording, full of colour and detail.'

Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concertos 2 and 5 - Vadym Kholodenko, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra / Miguel Harth-Bedoya. © 2016 harmonia mundi usa

This is an interesting pairing — a rather early concerto, from Prokofiev's early twenties, is paired with his last, written nearly two decades later. The insight in pianist Vadym Kholodenko's performances has previously impressed me — he is a true poet. I hadn't heard the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra before, but it is a fine ensemble and very ably conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya.

I was impressed right from the Andantino which begins Piano Concerto No 2 by the breadth Kholodenko brings to the work...

Copyright © 3 April 2016 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

-------

PROKOFIEV: PIANO CONCERTOS 2 AND 5 - VADYM KHOLODENKO

SERGEI PROKOFIEV

RUSSIA

PIANO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

TEXAS

HARMONIA MUNDI

 << Music & Vision home      Recent CD reviews       Viri Galilaei >>

 

'Elgar and Chivalry' by Robert Anderson - available now from Elgar.org