Natalia Andreeva: Piano Sonatas

We reviewed her Preludes And Fugues the other week and it was delightful, the pianist interpreting various piano pieces for their spiritual side. This companion CD is less ethereal in feel, more of the concert hall than the cathedral, the closing section from Debussy aside. In the (again, very clear) sleeve notes, she writes she […]

Michael Habermann: Sorabji, Piano Music

It’s impossible to say anything bad about this, to be honest. Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji was born Leon Dudley Sorabji in Chingford, his father being a civil engineer of Parsi parentage from Bombay. As a teenager, Sorabji took interest in the work of Schoenberg, Mahler and Debussy among others and eventually created his own system of […]