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Great reviews for Daniel Hope and Boris Berezovsky

Great reviews for Daniel Hope and Boris Berezovsky

In the Awards Issue of The Gramophone, Rob Cowan described Hope’s new Bach release as ‘a refreshing, often enlightening programme, very well recorded’, and praises Hope for his ‘high-energy, tightly accented approach, "period"-schooled while retaining an element of modern-instrument intensity.’ This recording was awarded the coveted title of ‘Editor’s Choice’ in this issue.

Arnold Whittall described Berezovsky’s treatment of Hindemith’s ‘Ludus tonalis’ thus: ‘a searching sense of line and a feeling for polyphonic give-and-take make quieter fugues absorbing, while the extrovert ones positively sizzle with attitude.’ He also described this release as ‘an exceptionally vivid recording’, and on the strength of this asserted ‘I can only hope that Berezovsky will undertake a properly wide-ranging conspectus of post-1900 piano music in the years ahead.

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