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#350799 - 11/13/01 02:00 AM Kissin...
Mat D. Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 512
Loc: Sterling Heights, Michigan
...For those who "can't stand" his playing (you know who you are) here is a little something for you to look at & listen to--A performance of the Rach II (plus encores)on video---complete--50min+. I really don't think you can honestly dismiss Mr. Kissin so easily after you watch this. He might not be your "cup of tea" as a pianist, but the man can play...

Kissin interview & Rach II video (complete)

In case the link doesn't work, here is the address: [URL=http://www.evgenykissin.net/file/PROMS1.wmv]

[ November 13, 2001: Message edited by: Mat D. ]

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#350800 - 11/13/01 07:06 AM Re: Kissin...
AndrewG Offline
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 2506
Loc: Denver, Colorado
Kissin's 'Wanderer' Fantasy on DG is one of the best that I have heard so is his Chopin 24 Preludes. He certainly IS "my cup of tea" to savor...

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#350801 - 11/13/01 10:06 AM Re: Kissin...
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 201
Loc: KY
Just finished listening to the entire thing here at work. Very nice!
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#350802 - 11/13/01 11:55 AM Re: Kissin...
Josh Offline
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Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 155
Loc: Lexington, KY
Aw, I could do THAT...... ;\)

But seriously, very nice performance. I can't take anything away from the man's ability.

Josh
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#350803 - 11/13/01 06:09 PM Re: Kissin...
Diarmuid Offline
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Registered: 05/27/01
Posts: 219
Some of my favourite recordings are by Kissin. His Prokofiev III is glittering and his 12th Hungarian Rhapsody is absolutely definitive \:\) I think I saw that performance live on the BBC (can't download the whole thing, but does he make a very minor splodge near the end? And looks a bit irritated at it). That was a great performance, and he played two Rach preludes as encores and brought the house down.

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#350804 - 11/14/01 08:37 AM Re: Kissin...
Allen Offline
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Registered: 06/29/01
Posts: 38
Loc: Detroit Michigan
Dear MatD,
I just downloaded the entire performance(which took 3 hours to do.) and watched it. I like his "swan like" gracefullness that he has when he is playing, and I thought it was an excellent performance.
Thanks,
Allen
\:\)

[ November 14, 2001: Message edited by: Allen ]

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#350805 - 11/16/01 12:02 AM Re: Kissin...
ryan Offline
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Registered: 06/04/01
Posts: 1995
Loc: Colorado
Thanks for posting this Mat! Absolutely beautiful performance. My wife and I are enjoying it right now.

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#350806 - 11/16/01 07:29 AM Re: Kissin...
AndrewG Offline
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 2506
Loc: Denver, Colorado
I just noticed that the conductor is Andrew Davis. Andrew himself is also quite an accomplished pianist. What a beautiful performance! What collaboration! Thanks, Mat!

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#350807 - 11/16/01 08:10 AM Re: Kissin...
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 5331
Loc: McAllen, TX
I normally don't take ti Kissin's playing, but that was actually quite nice. Thanks for sharing it.
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