Bach, JS: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

COMPOSERS: Bach,Js
LABELS: Piano Classics
WORKS: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
PERFORMER: Evgeni Koroliov (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: PCL 0010 (1997-98)

Advertisement

Straddling two discs – the ‘Black Pearl’ variation exceeding a staggering 11 minutes – Koroliov’s Goldbergs don’t quite rival his Art of Fugue. His lucidity and panache, however, scintillate. Paul Riley