Tag Archive 'Nocturnes'

Chopin in the Blogosphere:

Hélène Grimaud CHOPIN / LISZT / SCHUMANN

By elhenry(elhenry)

From a blog called Music is the Key, which “aspires to share the taste for classical music and to promote its great composers and interpreters. If

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Chopin Project Artistic Director Arthur Greene calls Chopin’s last nocturne a curious, but moving, work:

“It is rarely played.  Its absolute simplicity of texture may lead performers to experiment with ornamentation, but I believe that it is an expression of

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Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:


Recordings show the strengths and weaknesses of Kissin

Fresno Bee (subscription) – Fresno,CA,USA

Reissue on Brilliant Classics of Evgeny Kissin’s early Russian recordings get mixed reviews, but his Chopin concertos earn top marks:

Evgeny Kissin, …

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Christina Thayer plays Chopin's Nocturne in G minor, Op. 15, No. 3 - an early success by Chopin

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Chopin Nocturnes Op. 48 Title page

“Magnificent in its breadth, it profound expression, and its tremendous sonority.” Dr. Frank Cooper‘s summation of this Chopin Nocturne, composed in 1841, just about says it all. But if you want to know more, click here. Or else

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