His thrilling recordings of Prokofiev and Rachmaninov (among others) leave the critics grasping for new superlatives, but Russian pianist Oleg Marshev resists the virtuoso label. "An artist should serve the music," he tells Harriet Smith
When it comes to piano literature, Russian pianist Oleg Marshev has two big passions: the music of his compatriots and the lesser-known repertoire. He tells Jeremy Nicholas why going boldly where few have gone before can be so rewarding.
ANDANTE — Turkey «Prokofiev War sonatas»