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concert NEW VOD: Boris Berezovsky plays Prokofiev and Scriabin Piano Recital at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Piano Recital at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

NEW VOD: Boris Berezovsky plays Prokofiev and Scriabin Piano Recital at the Fondation Louis Vuitton


Spellbinding virtuoso and poetic artist, Boris Berezovsky is one of the quintessential Russian pianists of our day—which makes him an ideal candidate to take on an all-Russian program like this one, recorded in 2017 at Paris's Fondation Louis Vuitton! The renowned pianist begins with Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No. 8, brimming with rich harmony and captivating melody. He continues with a series of works by the singular Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 8, a moody and melancholic masterpiece that Richter called the most difficult in the piano repertoire, and the twelve Études of Op. 8. Berezovsky's widely lauded talent and unique sensibility cast these challenging pieces in a new light, including the furious No. 12 in D-Sharp Minor, a favorite of Horowitz and one of the composer's best-known creations.

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  • Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat Major, Op. 84
    • 1. Andante dolce
    • 2. Andante sognando
    • 3. Vivace
  • Alexander Scriabin, Piano Sonata No. 5 in F sharp Major, Op. 53
  • Alexander Scriabin, Twelve Etudes, Op. 8
    • No. 1 in C-sharp major – Allegro
    • No. 2 in F-sharp minor – A capriccio, con forza
    • No. 3 in B minor – Tempestoso
    • No. 4 in B major – Piacevole
    • No. 5 in E major – Brioso
    • No. 6 in A major – Con grazia
    • No. 7 in B-flat minor – Presto tenebroso
    • No. 8 in A-flat major – Lento
    • No. 9 in G-sharp minor – Alla ballatta
    • No. 10 in D-flat major – Allegro
    • No. 11 in B-flat minor – Andante cantabile
    • No. 12 in D-sharp minor – Patetico
  • Paul Hindemith, "1922" Suite for Piano, Op. 26
    • 1. Marché
    • 2. Shimmy
    • 3. Nachtstück (Nocturne)
    • 4. Boston
    • 5. Ragtime
  • Frederic Chopin, Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp Minor, Op. 66


  • Directed by:
    • Christophe Bellemain
  • Venue: Fondation Louis Vuitton (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 2017
  • Recording date: 2017
  • Production: © Fondation Louis Vuitton
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