Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
From the venue:
Behzod Abduraimov is "a pianist with an abundance of "Âstyle and idea': both virtuoso command and individuality of voice" (Gramophone). "His secret: authenticity, control and a velvet pianissimo" (NRC Handelsblad). "His delicate playing captivates immediately" (SÃÂ¼ddeutsche Zeitung).
"Abduraimov didn't just play with clarity and power, but with fervor and personal commitment" (New York Classical Review). "On technical terms alone, Abdurainov's reading was a knockout. But it was on expressive terms that Abduraimov shone brightest" (The Plain Dealer). "He positively sings on the piano" (Backtrack).
Cesar FRANCK/Harold BAUER Prelude, Fugue et Variation, Op. 18
Dilorom SAIDAMINOVA The Walls of Ancient Bukhara (1973)
Maurice RAVEL Gaspard de la nuit
Sergei RACHMANINOV Selected Preludes
Sergei PROKOKIEV Ten Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 7