Critical Acclaim for "DESTINATION: RACHMANINOV – DEPARTURE"

12.05.18
Daniil Trifonov

The Guardian
“Daniil Trifonov’s extraordinary eloquence removes every trace of over-familiarity – this is one of the releases of the year”

The Sunday Times (Album of the week)
“Astounding delicacy of his virtuosity”

Financial Times
“The young tyro plays dazzling solos, greeted with a roar of applause”

 Musicweb International
“I’ll get straight to the point: Daniil Trifonov’s new Rachmaninov disc contains one of the two greatest performances of the G minor concerto ever recorded (…)
Daniil Trifonov is really good. And I mean really good.”

Presto Classical
“freshness and clarity”

NPR Music
“Singular combination of swagger and stunning technique”

The Arts Fuse
“Few pianists alive or dead have as persuasive a way with the music of Sergei Rachmaninov as Daniil Trifonov. So it is with Trifonov’s new album, Destination Rachmaninov, a magnificent new recording”

The Wholenote Magazine
“There is, moreover, a sense of confident repose in his musical presence that creates a sense of originality and newness to everything he plays”

MySCENA / Norman Lebrecht
“This recording stands with the greats”

The Scotsman
“arrestingly robust, yet blessed with stylistic crispness”

ZEIT Online
"Eine kraftstrotzendere, lebensprallere Rachmaninow-Einspielung als diese hat es selten gegeben.“ (“Few Rachmaninov recordings have ever sparkled with as much life and intensity as do these.”)

Spiegel Online
“Trifonov bleibt wunderbar spannend“

Süddeutsche Zeitung
“Die kühnen Erwartungen werden wie immer übertroffen.“
“Daniil Trifonov kann nicht einfach Klavier spielen, er muss immer große Musik noch größer machen.“

BR-Klassik
“Schon jetzt ist der gerade mal 27jährige russische Pianist Daniil Trifonov eine Legende.“

NDR-Kultur
“Majestästische Interpretationen von Rachmaninov“

GALORE (Album of the week)
“Mit seinem feinfühligen, kraftvollen Spiel haucht der 29-jährige Ausnahmepianist den Werken seines großen Idols musikalisches Leben ein.“