About this title: Kirill Gerstein was the winner of the 2010 Gilmore Artist Award, and part of that year's award included the commissioning of a new work from composer Oliver Knussen. This is the premiere recording of that work, Ophelia's Last Dance, placed between Schumann's Humoreske and Liszt's Sonata in B minor. Placing a modern piece with a much more loosely defined tonality and harmonies in between the arch-Romantic compositions may not make sense at first, but it's really all about the free-flowing expression in all three that makes ...
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