Osborne's dazzling playing and excellent booklet notes get top billing. So do Hyperion's gorgeous sonics. Buy this disc and be thoroughly entertained. International Record Review

Nikolai Kapustin Piano Music

Nikolai Kapustin (b 1937)
Hyperion Records CDA67159

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Engaging, often witty, jazz-inspired works that are highly recommended, especially to lovers of Gershwin or Billy Mayerl
Gramophone

Kapustin's synthesis is well-crafted, has some exciting moments and generally exudes a breezy élan. It is also superbly performed by Osborne.
BBC Music Magazine

Everything on this surprisingly sunny disc is full of ear-catching delights; and it’s hard to imagine a listener who won’t be captivated. The performances are every bit as attractive as the music. In sum, we have a major new pianist on our hands
Fanfare, USA

It’s hard to imagine it better done. Recommended
International Piano Quarterly

At last! A worthwhile jazz-classical fusion!
Classic CD

Exudes great energy and dazzling brilliance. Outstanding performances by Steven Osborne. An invigorating disc by any standards
Classic CD





Nikolai Kapustin Piano Music
  • Sonata No 1 ('Sonata-Fantasia') Op 39
     

  • Vivace
     

  • Largo
     

  • Scherzo
     

  • Allegro molto
     

  • from 24 Preludes in Jazz Style Op 53
     

  • No 3
     

  • No 7
     

  • No 15
      

  • No 13
     

  • No 19
     

  • No 5
     

  • No 18
     

  • No 17
     

  • No 23
     

  • No 11
     

  • No 12
     

  • No 10
     

  • No 9
      

  • Sonata No 2 Op 54
     

  • Allegro molto
     

  • Scherzo - Allegro assai
     

  • Largo
     

  • Allegro
      

 
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