& 6 more
Format: Audio CD
The pieces on the album range from Bachs hit piano concerto BWV 1052 to contemporary compositions by Reich (Piano Phase) and Gorecki (Harpsichord Concerto, Op.40).
Gramophone Award winner Mahan thus explores the relationship between two musical genres which are 300 years apart, yet emphasizing its similarities by playing all pieces on period instruments which has never been done before with the Reich and Gorecki pieces.
Young, energetic and passionate about the harpsichord, Mahan Esfahani is bringing new musical life and a fresh approach to the instrument. –Sinfini Music, UK
It would be hard not to be impressed by Iranian harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani. Young, suave, eloquent…he s an inquisitive mind…. –The Guardian, July 2012