Next Concerts

Jul 02, 2022

Blaricum Music Festival – Recital

Blaricum, The Netherlands

George Enescu – Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in F, Op. 6
Edvard Grieg – Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45
– Interval –
Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonata for violin and piano No. 9, Op. 47 (Kreutzer)

w/ Alexandra Conunova, violin

Jul 05, 2022

Blaricum Music Festival – Recital

Blaricum, The Netherlands

Ludwig van Beethoven – 32 variations in C minor, WoO 80
Jörg Widmann – Intermezzi
Johannes Brahms – Intermezzi, op. 117
– Interval –
Franz Schubert – Sonata in B flat, D 960

Reviews

July 22nd, 2017

Bartok Piano Concerto No. 2 / London Symphony cond. Sir Simon Rattle

“Kozhukhin’s calm and unassuming demeanour belied the powerful and uncompromising nature of this work, but quickly revealed an inner intensity and conviction. The Stravinskian outer movements were jagged and relentless, with punchy winds, brass and percussion all masterfully controlled by Rattle. Kozhukhin pounded aggressively through the rhythmic labyrinths, displaying the piano’s percussive elements exactly as the composer intended. But there was deftness too, particularly in the ‘night-music’ of the second movement, with Kozhukhin threading through the fog with delicacy and mystery before the bass drum rudely heralded a quite brilliant third movement.”  – Bachtrack

“Bartók’s Piano Concerto No 2, a slippery work with a remarkably relaxed soloist, Denis Kozhukhin, who tripped through a hair-raising part with no-fuss dexterity.“ – The Times

“…Denis Kozhukhin the fearless soloist” – Evening Standard

“[Denis Kozhukhin] dispatched the fiendish solo part with the air of a conquering hero.” – Financial Times

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