From La música clásica en R5, rtve.es, Spain, introducing Blechacz's new album Debussy Szymanowski.
Presenter: Jon Bandrés
La música clásica en R5 - Rafael Blechacz - March 10, 2012
"Pagodas" from Estampes.
The presenter introduces Blechacz's bio, recent collaboration with the Spanish National Orchestra in Madrid, Blechacz's new album of Debussy and Szymanowski, his remarks about the album, eg, a sharp contrast between impressionist Debussy and expressionist Szymanowski.
".....For Blechacz, Debussy was the king of color who has sought for the sound of luminous color, .....a space that can reflect the first light of the dawn....."
Blechacz and Szymanowski - March 11, 2012
Szymanowski's sonata, 4th movement
"......the characteristics of intuition, emotions and nostalgia attracted young Blechacz when he heard Szymanowski's music for the first time when he was a child.....the young pianist interpreting the important work of youth.....Blechacz delivers nobleness, security, youthful supremacy and more importantly the poetic sensitivity...".
"Gardens in the rain"- March 17, 2012