Catalog No: RR-147
Hermitage Piano Trio - Rachmaninoff
Released Worldwide on June 7, 2019
The Hermitage Piano Trio, signed to a multiple-album recording deal with Reference Recordings, are excited to announce their debut CD. The album is comprised of the piano trios of Sergey Rachmaninoff: Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor; Trio élégiaque No. 2 in D minor, Op. 9; and Vocalise.
Sessions were held at famed Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA, and were recorded by RR’s engineering team, comprised of GRAMMY®-winning engineer and Technical Director Keith O. Johnson, and multi-GRAMMY® nominated engineer Sean Royce Martin. The album was produced by the multi-GRAMMY® nominated team, Marina and Victor Ledin.
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”Truly splendid...all three members of the trio & their recording producer collaborating to present us with a superbly effective aural rendering of these early indications of Rachmaninoff's slowly blossoming compositional mastery.MusicWeb International (June 2019)
”The Rachmaninoff recording was chosen by the Classique HD (France) as Album of the Week!Classique HD (June 2019)
”This is the ensemble’s first recording, although its members have featured elsewhere as soloists – but the group’s impassioned, deeply involving beauty of phrasing and cooperation is worthy of trios that have been around far longer. The two [piano] trios receive absolutely splendid readings, filled with warmth and passion … as an exploration of the emotional depth that Rachmaninoff could extract…it is…an impressive achievement.Infodad.com (June 2019)