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November 1st, 2014

Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev / Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.2 / Vienna Konzerthaus & Konzerthaus Dortmund

“Aged only 28, Denis Kozhukhin maintained a magnificent overview of the cyclopean, pianistically relentless Concerto No. 2, combining dazzling power with agility displaying differentiated sound colours – the only first-class performance of the evening.”
Die Presse, October 2014

“The endlessly long solo cadence in the Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 16 was ludicrously good. Amidst all his virtuosity, Kozhukhin still kept the conductor in sight: Gergiev consistently retained a balancing upper hand and shaped a poetic image of Russia’s autumnal beauty.”
Wiener Zeitung, October 2014

“He condensed the richly dissonant, highly virtuosic movement of the Piano Concerto No. 2 into exciting excesses, without losing any flair for the subtle grotesque and dreamlike lyricism.”
Revierpassagen.de, November 2014

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