de la Salle, Altinoglu — Zurich Opera, 2017-10-22

Concert review, Lise de la Salle, Alain Altinoglu / Philharmonia Zurich @ Zurich Opera, 2017-10-22 — Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No.3, “Les Préludes”, S.97; Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E♭ major, S.124; Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz.116 / BB 123

Konstantin Scherbakov — Piano Recital, Zurich, 2015-12-12

Piano Recital by Konstantin Scherbakov at Zurich Tonhalle, 2015-12-12 — Beethoven: Piano Sonata in C♯ minor, op.27/2, “Moonlight” / Variations with Fugue in E♭ major, op.35, “Eroica”; Liszt: Transcription of L.v.Beethoven’s Symphony No.3 in E♭ major, op.55, “Eroica”

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” …