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Daniil Trifonov: The Carnegie Recital / Audiophile Audition review

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Appearing on the stage of Carnegie Hall (5 February 2013) Russian piano phenomenon Daniil Trifonov (b. 1991) confirms his penchant for the grand Romantic repertory in works of Scriabin, Liszt, and Chopin. Himself an auditor of the classic recordings by luminaries Cortot, Horowitz, and Sofronitsky, Trifonov has consciously emulated their startling combination of technical facility and poetic temperament, the application of faculties simultaneously tender and demonic. Program includes:

Trifonov at Carnegie Hall = SCRIABIN: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp Minor, Op. 28 "Sonata-Fantasy"; LISZT: Piano Sonata in B Minor; CHOPIN: 24 Preludes, Op. 28; MEDTNER: Fairy Tale in E-flat Major, Op. 26, No. 2 – Daniil Trifonov, piano – DGG 479 1728,  (1/28/15) 78:48 [Distr. by Universal] *****:

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