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Krystian Zimerman - Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos makes Pianist Magazine's 'Top 10 piano album releases of 2021'

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Pianist Magazine' writes....2021 has treated us to a huge number of new releases from our favourite pianists. Here we've gathered our favourite 10 of the year... Included on our list is Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos – Krystian Zimerman.
 
Zimerman first recorded a selection of Beethoven's Piano Concertos back in 1989 with Leonard Bernstein – Nos 3, 4 and 5 to be exact. 
 
More than 30 years later, he records the entire set of concertos alongside conductor Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra; this time with a new interpretation of the music. And what a performance it is.
 
The Guardian comments in their review of the album, "What has remained constant across the decades is the unaffected clarity and beauty of Zimerman's playing – the perfectly even execution of every run, the precise weight of every chord, the compelling articulacy of the smallest details."       We would have to strongly agree.