These are terrific,distinctive performances in every way, and the recorded sound is excellent. © 2013 ClassicalCDReview.com Read complete review
…we have an…irretrievable moment from Glasgow, 3 December 1981, when Cherkassky’s mercurial magic and inimitable rubato applied themselves to the first of Chopin’s concertos.
Cherkassky’s natural predilection for ad libitum accents, rounded phrases, and pearly, bel canto roulades finds itself in Chopin’s powdered salon world where it belongs. Conductor Christopher Adey educes a world of color effects from his Scottish ensemble, who seem eager to match the intensity of Cherkassky’s flourishes and dreamy musings… © 2012 Audiophile Audition Read complete review