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Denis Matsuev

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Russian pianist Denis Matsuev, one of the rising stars on the international concert stage, discusses his return to Carnegie Hall. He’s performing works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Mussorgsky on Sunday, February 21. More information and tickets here.

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Comments [4]

r. vilim davis from Bountiful, Utah, USA

In looking for the ideal Rach 3 performance on YouTube over the last 3 years I experienced only the inadequacies of the pianists' techniques in the cadenzas--especially the Ossia cadenza--of the greatest pianists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Today, after hearing Denis Matsuev's videoed performance, for the first time, I experienced it played with the strength, power, accuracy and the passion all of Rachmoninov's notes held and demanded. To me, his performance is the standard to compare all others by. Matsuev's renditions of solo piano music of Rach. and Scriabin available on the Internet were also revelations.

Mar. 15 2010 03:46 AM
Eric Porres from NY

Fantastic interview, attended the Carnegie Hall concert Sunday night, awesome awesome awesome, a long and lustrous career ahead.

Feb. 23 2010 06:58 PM
Bernardo from Bogotá, Colombia S.A.

That was great! Thank you both.

Feb. 16 2010 01:00 PM
MichaelB from Morningside Heights

Great stuff, folks!

Feb. 16 2010 12:58 PM

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