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Valentina Lisitsa: Tchaikovsky - Complete Works For Solo Piano is the KUSC: Album Of the Week

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Ukrainian-born pianist Valentina Lisitsa takes on the piano works of Peter Tchaikovsky in a new 10 CD set, the first-ever complete collection. All told, there are more than eleven hours of music featured, including Tchaikovsky's earliest surviving work and some of his piano transcriptions of his famous orchestral pieces. Are you ready for the 1812 Overture on piano?  This album is the world's first ever truly complete collection of these works, curated in association with the world authority on Tchaikovsky. This new recording also features 2 hours of premiere international recordings, such as Tchaikovsky's earliest surviving work "Anastasie-valse" and some of his solo piano transcriptions of his orchestral works, including the Festival Coronation March and the 1812 Overture (complete). Numerous world-premiere recordings appear throughout the new set. Photo by Gilbert Francois

For June 3 2019, Valentina Lisitsa: Tchaikovsky - Complete Works For Solo Piano is the KUSC: Los Angeles 'Album Of the Week'