American Record Guide Chopin

American Record Guide May-June 2015 CHOPIN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2. Fantasy on Polish Airs. Krakowiak.Variations on Mozart’s “Là ci darem la mano.” Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise brillante  Ÿ   CHOPIN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2. Fantasy on Polish Airs. Krakowiak.Variations on Mozart’s “Là ci darem la mano.” Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise brillante  Ÿ   Oleg Marshev (pf); David Porcelijn, cond; South Denmark Phil.  ŸDANACORD 701-702 (2 CDs: 136:06)    

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Fanfare. Chopin Concertos

Fanfare  CHOPIN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2. Fantasy on Polish Airs. Krakowiak.Variations on Mozart’s “Là ci darem la mano.” Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise brillante  Ÿ   CHOPIN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2. Fantasy on Polish Airs. Krakowiak.Variations on Mozart’s “Là ci darem la mano.” Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise brillante  Ÿ  Oleg Marshev (pf); David Porcelijn, cond; South Denmark Phil.  ŸDANACORD 701-702 (2 CDs: 136:06) ​Chopin pianists are a breed apart. Sovereign technique must be taken for granted. Yet Chopin playing never can be mere bravura. Of all the great composers, Chopin is the one who speaks most to the masses. A pianist must identify fully with the popular elements in his music, the singing line and the dance rhythms. Chopin playing rarely succeeds if it descends to the abstract or the arcane. Then there is the issue of Chopin’s harmony, which a player must master...

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Frédéric Chopin—Complete Works for Piano & Orchestra

Oleg Marshev, Piano David Porcelijn, Conductor South Denmark Philharmonic He is simply great here, in every respect - a real poet of the piano - American Record Guidef No recording of Chopin’s music in the past few years has given me more pleasure than this one - Fanfare This is some of the finest Chopin playing - International Record Review Marshev rides high in this well-recorded and admirably comprehensive album - Gramophone a splendid release - Musicweb International (more…)

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Pianist. Mendelssohn

Pianist Magazine October/November 2014 Felix Mendelssohn—Complete Works for Piano & Orchestra South Jutland Symphony Orchestra / Cond. David Porcelijn Danacord DACOCD 734-736

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Classic FM. Ravel, Debussy, Franck

Classic FM November 2009 Ravel Two Concerti; Debussy Fantasie, Franck Symphonic Variations Oleg Marshev pf Sonderborg Symphony Orchestra / Vladimir Ziva Danacord DACOCD 672 Ravel's concertos are chalk and the cheese: the Left Hand is a psychological shocker; the G major is filled with the exuberant energy of the Jazz Age. Marshev doesn't sell either mood short - his Left Hand is bleak, sombre and probing, while he swings effortlessly through the mischievous jazz clichès in the Concerfto in G. The debussy and the Franck receive correspondingly insightful performances PC

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