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Chopin Album Reviews
Drive Featured Album, from 20 July 2015, after 6pm.
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 26 January 2015.
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 5 January 2015.
John Suchet's Album of the Week, 16 June 2014
An award-winning pianist tackles Chopin's notoriously difficult concertos. Album of the Weekend, 1-2 March 2014.
A passionate recording of five transcendental Chopin piano works from Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili
An unexpected range of musical colours and textures in virtuosic passages and dreamy landscapes, conjured by Jean-Marc Luisada
Freddy Kempf is a naturally spontaneous artist who seeks to recreate in the studio the same electricity that attends his concerts
Pianist Stephen Hough is determined to excel in the calm and stormy extremes of Chopins' Ballades and Scherzos
A well-chosen programme featuring some of Chopin’s most enchanting music from a variety of artists
Pianist Stefan Vladar performs a greatly animated rendition of Chopins' Ballades and Preludes
Pianist Janusz Olejniczak's unflashy recording of 10 of Chopin's piano works highlight the Polish composer's darker side
Pianist Nebolsin accompanied by the Warsaw Phil and their conductor Antoni Wit refresh Chopin's early orchestral works
Ingrid Fliter shows a fine touch with Chopin.
Three composers are tackled in the best possible sense by pianist Sergio Tiempo.
The Warsaw Philharmonic makes a strong case that Chopin died in Poland and not France.
A personal performance of Chopin classics.
Andreas Brantelid, Marianna Shirinyan and Vilde Frang find the poetry in Chopin's Cello Sonata, Piano Trio and Grand Duo
Former gold competition winner, Nobuyuki Tsujii proves his award winning skills in this recording of major piano works
Alice Sara Ott is an impressive, light-fingered pianist but her recording of Chopin's waltzes needs the personal touch
An exquisitely recorded disc of Chopin's late works by pianist Maria João Pires accompanied by Pavel Gomziakov on cello
Daniil Trifonov approaches Chopin with beautiful tone, nuanced phrasing, and a rare sense of the composer’s ineffable magic
Though they hardly set the world on fire, these are fine live performances of Chopin's two piano concertos.
Yevgeny Sudbin works his magic on three well-contrasted Chopin pieces on a recording that satisfies aurally and musically