Cherkassky, Shura

Cherkassky, Shura

Shura Cherkassky (7 October 1909 – 27 December 1995) was an American classical pianist known for his performances of the romantic repertoire. His playing was characterized by a virtuoso technique and singing piano tone. For much of his later life, Cherkassky resided in Britain.

  • Great Pianists Box Set (5 CDs)

    Great Pianists

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    EMIL GILELS BEETHOVEN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 – 1967 ICAC 5000 CLAUDIO ARRAU CHOPIN Piano Concerto No.1 • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.4 – 1954 & 1959 1954 (Chopin), 1959 (Beethoven) Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln. ICAC 5045 JULIUS KATCHEN BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.1* • CHOPIN Ballade No.3 • LISZT Mephisto Waltz No.1 SCHUMANN Vogel als Prophet (Waldszenen) • ALBÉNIZ Triana (Ibéria – Book 2) – 1958, 1965 & 1967* ICAC 5048 GEORGES CZIFFRA GRIEG Piano Concerto • LISZT Piano Concerto No.1 • Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Themes LULLY Gavotte en rondeau • D. SCARLATTI Sonata K96 ‘La Chasse’ – 1959 ICAC 5079 SHURA CHERKASSKY CHOPIN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 – 1981 & 1983 ICAC 5085
  • Shura Cherkassky

    Shura Cherkassky

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    CHOPIN Piano Concerto No.1 Piano Concerto No.2 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Christopher Adey BBC Symphony Orchestra Richard Hickox Recorded: Studio 1, Broadcasting House, Glasgow, 3 December 1981 (No.1) Royal Albert Hall, London, 30 August 1983 (No.2)
  • Shura Cherkassky

    Shura Cherkassky

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    Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.7 - Stravinsky: Three Scenes from Petrushka Kolner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester / Zdeněk Mácal

Shura Cherkassky (7 October 1909 – 27 December 1995) was an American classical pianist known for his performances of the romantic repertoire. His playing was characterized by a virtuoso technique and singing piano tone. For much of his later life, Cherkassky resided in Britain.