Fresh And Vibrant Rachmaninov From Emre Yavuz

To make thrice familiar repertoire sound fresh and vibrant without resorting to eccentricity or distortion is easier said than done, yet the Turkish-born-Vienna-based pianist Emre Yavuz does precisely that throughout this Rachmaninov release. His Bösendorfer grand may lack the cutting edge of the best Steinways, yet Yavuz clearly revels in the instrument’s striking registral differentiation […]