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Grigory Sokolov - The Salzburg Recital / KDFC: CD Of the Week

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Russian pianist Grigory Sokolov has released relatively few recordings in his distinguished career. He prefers the live experience of playing before an audience. This new CD is his first in nearly twenty years and captures the immediacy of his artistry in a live recording from the 2008 Salzburg Festival. The program ranged from Rameau to Scriabin, with Mozart and Chopin in between. We will be sampling tracks from this release all week on KDFC, including selections from the six (!) encores he performed on the occasion. The Daily Telegraph wrote: "Listening to Sokolov, you know unequivocally that you are in the presence of someone extraordinary."  Grigory Sokolov - The Salzburg Recital is the KDFC: San Francisco ' CD Of the Week.