Evgeny Kissin tackles fiendish Prokofiev

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Hear the Russian virtuoso's first recording of the Second Concerto

Prokofiev
Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3
Evgeny Kissin (piano); Philharmonia Orchestra/Vladimir Ashkenazy
EMI 264 5362   61:48 mins


‘In Prokofiev’s Second Concerto Kissin strikes the right note of introspective simplicity at the still heart of the otherwise coruscating finale.’ David Nice

A full review plus star ratings will be published in our June '09 issue, on sale on 13 May

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Audio clip: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16 - Finale: Allegro tempestoso