November 10, 2017

Martin Labazevitch

Music of Scriabin and Medtner;
Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

The Music

Pictures at an Exhibition
by Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951)

Sonata Reminiscenza Op. 38

Emil Gilels plays Medtner's Sonata Reminiscenza


Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)

Prelude Op. 37 No. 1
Prelude Op. 11 No. 16
Feuille D’Album Op. 45 No. 1
Vers la Flamme Op. 72

Maria Lettberg plays Scriabin Prelude Op. 37 No. 1

The Pianist

Martin Labazevitch

Martin Labazevitch

Praised by the critics in the United Kingdom, Spain, Lithuania and the United States for his lyricism , intensity of performance and virtuosity , pianist Martin Labazevitch has appeared on numerous concert stages and at festivals in Europe, Israel, Japan, South Korea and the United States. He is a recipient of diplomas and recognitions from many international piano competitions such as the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Jose Iturbi International Piano Competition in Valencia, Cleveland International Piano Competition as well as numerous prizes and awards such as the Rina Menashe Award in Israel, the Kosciuszko Foundation Award in New York and the Harold Bauer Award for the most promising pianist at the Manhattan School of Music. ...