Konstantin Scherbakov / Recital #1, Beethoven Cycle — Zurich, 2019-09-21

Concert review, ★★★★½, Konstantin Scherbakov, Beethoven Sonata Cycle, Recital #1 @ Aula, Alte Kantonsschule, Zurich, 2019-09-21 — Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor, op.2/1; Piano Sonata No.2 in A major, op.2/2; Piano Sonata No.3 in C major, op.2/3; Piano Sonata No.4 in E♭ major, op.7
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Konstantin Scherbakov — Piano Recital, Zurich, 2019-05-21

Blog post #495 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Konstantin Scherbakov @ Zurich University, 2019-05-21 — Beethoven, late piano works: Diabelli Variations, op.120; 11 Bagatelles, op.119; 6 Bagatelles, op.126; Rondo a capriccio “The Rage over the Lost Penny”, op.129

Konstantin Scherbakov — Piano Recital, Zurich, 2017-04-11

Concert review, piano recital Konstantin Scherbakov, Semper-Aula / ETH Zurich, 2017-04-11 — P.I. Tchaikovsky: 18 Morceaux, op.72 (Nos. 14 & 5); Tchaikovsky: Grande Sonate in G major, op.37; S.M. Lyapunov: Études dʹexécution transcendante, op.11 (Nos. 1, 8, 5, 6, 2, & 10)

Konstantin Scherbakov — Piano Recital, Zurich, 2015-03-24

… while for the past two decades the artist is mostly pictured with an earnest, maybe “Beehovenian” / titanic, somewhat closed facial expression, in the concert (which he presented with a mostly relaxed, yet controlled body language) his face hinted at a wealth of emotions — and his playing struck me as a prime example of the “big Russian Piano School” …

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Comparison Summary

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas — summary for comparisons of recordings, involving the following artists: Wilhelm Backhaus, Paul Badura-Skoda, Daniel Barenboim, Ronald Brautigam, Edwin Fischer, Emil Gilels, Friedrich Gulda, Clara Haskil, Jos van Immerseel, Julius Katchen, Wilhelm Kempff, Igor Levit, Mikhail Pletnev, Maurizio Pollini, Svjatoslav Richter, Arthur Rubinstein, András Schiff, Artur Schnabel, Mélodie Zhao