Leif Ove Andsnes nous livre un album Chopin avec la grâce et la poésie qui sont sa marque. Un des albums les plus attendus de cette rentrée.
Leif Ove Andsnes brengt ons Chopin met de gratie en poëzie die hem eigen zijn. Eén van de meest verwachte albums van dit najaar.
in Piano International (Nov, 2018)
Leif Ove Andsnes’ love for Chopin’s four Ballades started in his teens, according to Damien Fowler’s booklet note, but although the first three for a time formed part of his repertoire he set them aside for over a decade. The Fourth in F minor, with its daunting demands, remained unplayed by him. Now, however, a little older and a more seasoned interpreter, the time seemed right to re-engage with Chopin and meet the challenge of No 4.
As usual with Andsnes’ programmes, the context plays an important role in how he communicates. Here, the four Ballades, which collectively have the bulk and weight of a 40-minute sonata, are punctuated by three …