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Classical Album Review: Khachaturian Piano Music

October 2, 2022
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Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian, at his best, was compelling. Granted, he wasn’t working at this level in every piece. But most of his bigger works are better than not.

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Classical CD Reviews: Beethoven Complete Piano Concerto Box Sets

July 5, 2020
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It’s Beethoven’s 250th birthday year: reviews of four sets of the complete piano concertos from, respectively, Paul Lewis, Stewart Goodyear, Inon Barnatan, and Stephen Hough.

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Classical CD Reviews: Gloria Cheng’s The Edge of Light, Matthias Goerne’s Erlkönig, and Emmanuelle Bertrand plays Shostakovich

March 21, 2013
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The winter doldrums may be upon us, but the first few months of 2013 have been anything but uninteresting when it comes to releases from Harmonia Mundi (HM).

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