Jae-Hyuck Cho, Russian National Orchestra & Hans Graf – Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 (2021) [FLAC 24bit/192kHz]

Jae-Hyuck Cho, Russian National Orchestra & Hans Graf – Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24bit/192kHz | Time – 01:16:51 minutes | 2,48 GB | Genre: Classical
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Though the works of Russian composer Rachmaninoff are often appreciated for their ardent passion and overflow of emotions, pianist Cho Jae-hyuck aims to examine a more reserved, thought-out side of the Romantic composer’s works with his latest recording of his piano concerto pieces.

In Korea, Cho recently released a studio-recording of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, and No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30, under the French music label Evidence. The international release is set for October.

In summer of 2019, Cho joined hands with the Russian National Orchestra and conductor Hans Graf for the recording at the then-newly opened Zaryadye Hall in Moscow, Russia. Legendary classical music producer Michael Fine, who won the 1992 Grammy award, produced the album.

“Performers always strive to move forward. It is not so much about the techniques but more about the musical comprehension and interpretation,” Cho told The Korea Herald during an interview Tuesday in southern Seoul.

“I recently listened to a tape recording of myself playing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 when I was 16. It is like a wild horse – full of energy, something raw. A lot has changed since then,” Cho said.

Though it could be more conventional to go for Beethoven or Mozart for the first studio recording with a full orchestra, Cho went for Rachmaninoff.

“Since I was young I wanted to record these two concerto works. Graf and I promised to record these concertos again in 2029,” Cho said. “I would like to see how my musical universe has changed from a more objective perspective.”

The recording was initially set to be released in summer last year. But the release was delayed a year as the nearly the whole world – including the music industry – had been put on a halt due to the deadly virus pandemic.

Tracklist:
1. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato (11:23)
2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto – Pi`u animato – Tempo I (11:37)
3. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: III. Allegro scherzando (11:29)
4. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: I. Allegro ma non tanto (16:43)
5. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: II. Intermezzo (Adagio) (11:01)
6. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: III. Finale (Alla breve) (14:38)

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