Works by Sergey Prokofiev Nikolay Medtner Frédéric Chopin Produced by Manfred Eicher Recorded October 2013 Historischer Reitstadel, Neumarkt International release: November 2014
Die russische Pianistin wird in der Stadthalle gefeiert. Sie lässt, etwa in Chopins erstem Nocturne, das Klavier bis in die letzten Verästelungen der Melodie in silbrig leuchtender Melancholie singen – so hört man es als…
Poetic pianism of the first order from a gifted Russian pianist ***** (5 out of 5) / Limelight Magazine (Australia)
(…) Because she is that rare thing – not merely a pianist with a formidable technique; not merely a musician with a knack for clarifying the underlying musical structure as Michelangelo clarified the skeleton and…
September 12, 2013 – 23:30 (BR TV) (Moderation: Martin Grubinger)
Un canto oscuro, ma mistico, tra Sebastian Bach e Sofia Gubaidulina Se c’è un qualcosa di misterioso nella musica, Anna Gourari – giovane pianista cresciuta alla scuola pianistica russa – lo scova e lo suona….
Yes, we know all about these competition pianists. Gourari is different. She has, of course, the big technique needed for competition winners. But she also produces a lovely sound (…) She is outstanding. She has a Friedmanesque approach to the music, free but controlled.
Works by Prokofiev,
Medtner and Chopin