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Kirill Gerstein returns to London’s Wigmore Hall

May 13th, 2015

Kirill Gerstein returns to London’s Wigmore Hall tomorrow on Thursday 14 May to play Liszt’s Transcendental Études, Bach’s Three-Part Inventions and Bartók’s Mikrokosmos (selection). You can listen to Kirill playing in the studio and speaking with BBC Radio 3’s Sean Rafferty about his recital today on In Tune from 5.30pm (UK time).

 

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Kirill Gerstein returns to the New York Philharmonic

May 12th, 2015

Pianist Kirill Gerstein returns to the New York Philharmonic with performances of Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1 conducted by Susanna Mälkki on Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m. and Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. The program will also include Brahms’s Variations on a Theme by Haydn and Harvey’s Tranquil Abiding.

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Press Release from the New York Philharmonic

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Wall Street Journal review of Kirill Gerstein’s latest recording released by Myrios Classics

May 7th, 2015

The Wall Street Journal calls Kirill Gerstein’s recent recording of the 1879 version of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 “exquisitely nuanced and breathlessly virtuosic.”  In the article “Shining New Light on an Old Standard”, Stuart Isacoff talks to Kirill about the history of the popular concerto and how the composer-authorized second version of the work came to be recorded.

Read the review here

 

 

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Transcending: Q&A with Kirill Gerstein

March 6th, 2015

In advance of his performance in Zankel Hall on Monday, March 9, pianist Kirill Gerstein discusses what inspired his program of Liszt’s complete Transcendental Etudes, Bach’s Three-Part Inventions, and selections from Bartók’s Mikrokosmos.

To read the full interview, click here.