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4.9.18

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Krystian Zimerman's New Schubert


...Zimerman’s fingerprints and smudges move me here, rather than leaving me exasperated (legitimate response though that certainly is). The opening is hesitant, sophisticated and profound, and yet gentle and artless like a lullaby. There is space between the notes with Zimerman, room for interpretation and imagination. The Andante is luminously devout. The last movement (Allegro ma non troppo) comes in like a hammer hitting down – from which emanates a mechanical dance: Krystian Zimerman makes me aware of negative space here, without underplaying the Schubertian lilt with overly ominous menace…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Krystian Zimerman's New Schubert





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Franz Schubert, Piano Sonatas D.959 & D.960,
Krystian Zimerman
(Deutsche Grammophon)

























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