The Chopin ProjectMercury Classics
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Award-winning young Icelandic pop/classical musician Ólafur Arnalds has always loved the piano music of Frédéric Chopin, but he'd grown weary of the uniform and standardized "perfection" of Chopin recordings. "There has been no re-invention of the way Chopin's music has been presented since recording began, and I was longing for someone to come along and try something different. And one day, on a long flight to London, I thought: why don't I do it myself'" And thus, in partnership with the acclaimed German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott, THE CHOPIN PROJECT was born. The album will be released on March 17 on Mercury Classics/Universal Music Classics.
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