of the best pianists in this or any other country"
(New York Times), last year became the first American to
record both Beethoven’s complete piano sonatas and concertos.
Also known for his revered performances of Franz Liszt's
Transcendental Etudes and his vital interpretative writings
on Mozart and Beethoven, Mr. Sherman here follows the
success of his Complete Beethoven
Piano Sonatas (GM5001), which was labeled "a
set for the ages" (Bernard Jacobson, Fanfare), and
his Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos:
Live at Monadnock (GM5002), called “enthralling and
unified …indispensable performances” (Lloyd Schwartz,
With the exception of Schoenberg's Six Pieces for Piano,
celebrated septuagenarian Russell Sherman premiered and/or
commissioned the solo piano pieces heard on this recording.
This is a unique opportunity to hear the great pianist
perform very personal and contemporary repertoire.
Other GM Releases Featuring Russell Sherman: GM5002:
The Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos: Live at Monadnock
GM5001: The Complete Beethoven
Piano Sonatas (10 CD box set)
2068: Beethoven Piano Sonatas
GM2033: Stravinsky's Rite of
Spring & Alban Berg's Chamber Concerto
“He is by any measure one of the truly
extraordinary pianists before the
— New York Times
"A thinking man's virtuoso"
— Chicago Tribune