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Khatia Buniatishvili releases new Sony Classical disc - Kaleidoscope

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Classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili has astounded her audiences around the world with her virtuosic performances of the classical piano repertoire. From Lizst to Chopin to Bach and Part, she has celebrated the works like a breath of a young soul. With her most recent release, Kaleidoscope, she presents her very personal approach to each composer with accomplished reading of Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition," Ravel's "La Valse," and three movements from Stravinsky's masterful ballet "Petruska."

According to Ms. Buniatishvili, the title reminds her of the richness of colors in this music, highly personal works inspired by the existing circumstances of the times. She performs "Pictures at an Exhibition" as if the creator and observer were one and the same. She interprets each of Mussorsky's 10 pictures as well as stroll along the five "Promenades" with captivating harmonic progressions, broad sovereign and free messages the exhibit her intense passion for each symbolic scene.

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