Chopin Ballade in G minor op. 23

Chopin’s G minor Ballade is one of those pieces that is played a great deal and often rather mangled by exaggerated rubato and mannered interpretation. I love to reveal the unvarnished truth about music, to reveal its natural patterns and structure. For me,...

Brahms – 3 Intermezzi op. 117

Three beautiful, introspective piano pieces by Brahms: smouldering with understated passion and pathos yet darkly sweet and deeply comforting. I find this music richly warm and compassionate!