Denis Matsuev receives applause during his recital of Tchaikovsky piano music at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall as part of the 2019 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: courtesy Hong Kong Arts Festival

Russian pianist Denis Matsuev brings technical brilliance, emotional intimacy to Tchaikovsky recital

  • The Seasons called for poetry and finesse from Matsuev, which he delivered in spades
  • Composer’s Grand Sonata, which he called ‘dry and complicated’, was by turns lyrical, spikily rhythmic and exuberant in pianist’s hands
Topic |   Classical music

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Denis Matsuev receives applause during his recital of Tchaikovsky piano music at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall as part of the 2019 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: courtesy Hong Kong Arts Festival
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