Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, 1/93; Gramophone nomination as best recording of the year in its class, 1993.
“…monumental (and genuinely virtuoso) reading of Alkan’s Concerto for Solo Piano. This truly phenomenal recording will surely remain a yardstick in Alkan performances for many years to come…”
– Michael Stewart in Gramophone
“…the outstanding pianistic event of the year…Marc-André Hamelin [is] a superman of the piano and a titanic presence in concert.”
– Adrian Corleonis in Fanfare
“…blazing conviction and superhuman virtuosity. One of the great piano recordings of the century…”
– Donald Manildi in American Record Guide
Alkan Concerto for Solo Piano Marc-André Hamelin, piano. (DDD) Grammy Nomination, 1994.
UPC # 017685-07242-0 (DDD)
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