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Evgeny Kissin at Carnegie Hall

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Evgeny Kissin at Carnegie Hall

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Evgeny Kissin
Producers:
RCA Victor Red Seal
genre:
Classical

We gave it an A

Kissin is the baby-faced Russian pianist who took America by storm last fall, and this record, Evgeny Kissin at Carnegie Hall made live, shows why. The 19-year-old Russian is impetuous, fiery, headstrong, willful — and terrific. His Schumann Symphonic Études sing, the Prokofiev Sixth Sonata growls, and Liszt and Chopin drip with drawing-room sentiment, not sentimentality. Get on the Kissin bandwagon: He’s for real. A

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