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Decca Recordings in the iTunes Essentials Classical Selection
Vladimir Ashkenazy: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 2.
Freni / Pavarotti / Karajan: La Boheme
Janine Jansen: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Georg Solti: Der Ring Des Nibelungen - Great Scenes
I am delighted that iTunes has chosen my recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons for the classical essentials series. It was great fun recording the Four Seasons with a small ensemble, just one player to a part. It gave us such a sense of freedom and flexibility with dynamics and timing that the sound becomes wonderfully transparent.
With her new CD, simply titled Rachmaninov, the Ukrainian pianist Valentina Lisitsa presents a startlingly fresh interpretation of all four of Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Concertos, plus his ever-popular Paganini Rhapsody. This album is an impressive follow up to her sell-out London debut recital and her bestselling Decca debut recording, Valentina Lisitsa Live at the Royal Albert Hall. While her YouTube channel currently