Classical Music Home

Welcome to Naxos Records

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?  
Keyword Search
 in   
 Classical Music Home > Naxos Album Reviews

Album Reviews



 
See latest reviews of other albums...


Peter J. Rabinowitz
Fanfare, November 2010

Moving into the 20th century, we have an excellent new version of Prokofiev’s The Gambler that unerringly captures the conflicting personal and social forces that shove the plot along. Kristine Opolais and Misha Didyk are magnificent as the young lovers caught up in this Dostoevskian web of psychological self-destruction, erotic brutality, and financial panic. And if Barenboim’s accompaniment is sometimes on the thick side, the overall effect is so riveting that it’s hard to complain.





Naxos Records, a member of the Naxos Music Group