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Liszt - Lazaridis - The Scotsman


08 September 2006
The Scotsman
Ken Walton
4 Stars

For his debut disc with Linn, young Greek pianist George-Emmanuel Lazaridis packs a mighty punch with a torturous coupling of Lizst's epic Sonata in B minor and the six Grandes Etudes de Paganini. His pianism is brilliantly tactile - not a note skimmed over or misplaced. Physical strength plays its part in these performances, which are sturdy and firmly structured. As to whether the heavily-resonant production is a good thing, that's a matter of taste.


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