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Composer: Medtner, Nikolai (1880-1951)

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Year of birth1880
Year of death1951
NationalityRussia
PeriodContemporary
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BergenRandi Stene and Bengt Forsberg

Grieg, Medtner, Rachmaninov, Korngold, Sibelius
Randi Stene; Bengt Forsberg

KatonahMichael Brown, piano

Haydn, Medtner, Brown, Bernstein, Copland
Michael Brown, Piano
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Sudbin on sensational form at Wigmore Hall

Yevgeny Sudbin © Peter Rigaud
A recital programme that at first looked a little random was more than justified in performance
****1
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Daniil Trifonov, a poet at the keyboard

Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta | DG
The young Russian pianist once more bewitches, dazzles and excites in a wide-ranging recital.
*****
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Anna Tsybuleva makes her Wigmore debut

Anna Tsybuleva © Vera Greiner
Russian pianist Anna Tsybuleva, winner of the 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition, made her Wigmore Hall debut in a programme of fantasy-like works spanning 300 years of music history.
***11
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Trifonov embraces Schumann in Houston

Daniil Trifonov © Dario Acosta | DG
Fluidity defines Daniil Trifonov's style, even while he navigates different realities.
****1
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Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s recital delights the Staatsoper audience

Dmitri Hvorostovsky © Askonas Holt
At the cloakroom, it was already clear that this evening was not going to be standard fare at the Staatsoper. Russian was in the air, and Russians had bought their fair share of the tickets to this completely sold out event: wearing extravagant gowns, sporting elegant hairstyles and reserving bottles of champagne for the interval. There was plenty of Russian fare on the programme too.
***11
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