Interview he gave for Polish radio program on completing recording of the first album "Chopin Complete Preludes" for DG (Aug. 16, 2007), in Hamburg, putting me in a reminiscent mood.
Interview in Hamburg (audio)
|photo credit Universal Germany|
"The preparation for the recording started quite a long time ago. First I had to choose the instrument, so I went to Hamburg in March. Four instruments, Steinways of course, were waiting for me and it was not an easy task to select the one that suits the Preludes best. The grand I chose is about 18 months old (.....)"