The best piano music since the last Maigret

The best piano music since the last Maigret

Album Of The Week

norman lebrecht

May 27, 2022

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:

…. A piece called Eros Hiding in the Woods does rather give away his game, but there’s more subtlety and originality than I expected. Some pieces conjure up the dank, illicit liaisons of Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night and the ineluctable fate of Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde. What is lacking — to Hahn’s credit — is any hint of sentimentality. Hahn tells smart stories for ten fingers. The best of them are as gripping as an Inspector Maigret mystery….

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  • V.Lind says:

    I don’t know why of all the Maigrets you chose Mr. Atkinson. I vaguely remember Rupert Davies from childhood, and have caught the odd Gambon on YouTube. I do still remember the old Maigret theme, however, and I also remember that the Gambon one was nice too. I have never seen the other

    • Fred says:

      I watched all of the Atkinsons Maigret episodes and they were wonderful, with great production values, decors, costumes etc. Superb

  • msc says:

    Kolesnikov continues to impress.