Recording Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’ : A Look Behind The Scenes Of Yevgeny Sudbin’s Latest CD-In-The-Making

“Music must first and foremost be loved, it must come from the heart and it must be directed to the heart. Otherwise it cannot hope to be lasting, indestructible art.” — Sergey Rachmaninov The master’s own words could describe the essence of my reaction when hearing the young pianist Yevgeny Sudbin’s rendition of Rachmaninov’s Second Sonata for the very first time. Sudbin’s extremely competent, sincere, and fearless deliverance, full of vitality and emotional depth,...
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