Next Concerts

Jul 20 & 21 2019

Pietrasanta, Italy – Pietrasanta Festival

Pietrasanta, Italy

Chamber Music with Guy Braunstein, Amichai Grosz & Jing Zhao
Dvořák Piano Quintet

Jul 26 2019

Altenhoff, Germany – Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival

Altenhoff, Germany

Chamber Music with Janine Jansen & Friends
Brahms Piano Quartet op 60
Dvořák Piano Quintet

Reviews

June 18th, 2019

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / cond. Vasily Petrenko

“The classical restraint of Kozhukhin’s metrical precision actually added to the touching pathos. Without pause Kozhukhin launched into the final Rondo, each episode of which was splendidly characterised. The fugal passage was especially ear-catching from the strings, in its quietly creeping Tom ‘n Jerry manner, before the pianist demonstrated just how piquant his decorated version was. The coda let loose its tight succession of exchanges between soloist and band, and this formidable work completed its heroic journey. The tiny encore of Grieg’s Arietta, which Kozhukhin announced to an alarming squeal from (I assume) one of that composer’s compatriots, was as evanescent and inconsequential as the concerto had sounded mighty and enduring.”

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