Véronique Bonnecaze’s Chopin Etudes

Paraty has resuscitated Véronique Bonnecaze’s recording of the Chopin Etudes that originally appeared in 2000 on the long-defunct Arcobaleno label. The pianist’s generally moderate tempos give room for her ample sonority and forceful melodic projection to register. The E minor Op. 25 No. 5’s arching cantabiles and full-bodied chord voicings bear this out, as do […]