Jessica Duchen's Classical Music & Ballet Blog. Novelist/journalist JD writes for The Independent, London. JDCMB contains sugar, spice and ginger, but is currently gluten-free.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Alexei Sultanov plays Tchaikovsky's 'October'
An exquisite performance of 'October' from The Seasons by Tchaikovsky, performed by the late Alexei Sultanov.
This loss of this young Russian pianist was one of the great tragedies of the music world in recent years. He was the winner of the Van Cliburn Competition in 1989, aged only 19, and died in 2005 at only 35. His full story is here.