Nikolaï Lugansky piano
An incredibly Romantic evening with Schumann’s Scenes from Childhood and Rachmaninov’s iconic Preludes.
Nikolaï Lugansky - DR
Schumann Scenes from Childhood op. 15
Humoresque op. 20
Rachmaninov Prelude op.23 , Prelude op. 32 (excerpts)
Every year, French audiences are eager to hear keyboard maestro Nikolaï Lugansky in recital as the Russian artist has forged such a close bond with them. His natural modesty is a perfect match for Schumann’s Scenes from Childhood – very simple little tableaux characterised by restrained emotion. His expressive power, which never slips into caricature, finds its true home in the Grande Humoresque, a fabulous emotional mosaic ranging from elation to melancholy, and from frenzy to the most trenchant verve. Finally, his dazzling keyboard mastery and the nobility of his playing shine in Rachmaninov’s Preludes, of which he is a renowned performer.
Jeanine Roze Production