Peter Katin plays Chopin

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Peter Katin Plays Chopin

This CD has been produced as a limited edition product to celebrate the glittering career, now spanning over 60 years, of Peter Katin, one of the great names of British pianism.It It is an essential purchase for everyone who loves great piano music. Also see Peter Katin’s retrospective CD “Fifty Years of Music Making” also […]

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What The Critics Are Saying…

Overall, this is a marvellous disc. The cover notes are interesting and informative and the recording quality is superb – well up to the usual standards of the Divine Art label. Andrew Wright is clearly an extremely talented and versatile performer with a lovely tone and bagsful of virtuosity… fantastically well done and a thoroughly wonderful performance.

” —Jonathan Welsh, MusicWeb International

This project is unique and exciting and features both solo and chamber works. Noteworthy but accessible compositions… wonderful CD.

” —Brian Walker, International Trumpet Guild Bulletin

The composer is right when he says the collection shows how a great player can make an instrument speak in so many voices; for music that is quite abstract, the sleeve notes are straightforward and add to the experience, and Heather Roche is an accomplished clarinettist. Most of the music is also pretty accessible.

” —Jeremy Condliffe, The Chronicle

Wright is a pianist-scholar, and an aficionado of this sort of repertory. His best skill is his legato playing, and that’s an essential skill to have if you are going to play and record a program of operatic transcriptions. , I am expecting The Operatic Pianist III in early 2021, and I am sure I will enjoy that one too.

” —Raymond Tuttle, Fanfare

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