Mikhail Pletnev: Verbier Festival Concertos & Encores

October 3, 2022, 9:00 am

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Among the great pianists today, Mikhail Pletnev is regarded as a magician. The latest release on Verbier Festival Gold showcases his powerful artistry in the realms of concertos and encores. This album opens with Franz Joseph Haydn’s D major Concerto, Hob. XVIII (led by Iván Fischer) and Alexander Tsfasman’s Suite No. 1 (led by Kent Nagano). These works are followed by a handful of tantalizing encores from recitals at the festival in 2018 and 2021.