OnClassical | OC21030B | 2021

Scriabin, A.: Sonatas Nos. 5, 8, 10 & Etudes Op. 8
Feodor Amirov, Piano

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Total duration: 75:05
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Scriabin's Opuses: A Journey Through Emotional Landscapes
Alexander Scriabin's Sonatas and Etudes Op. 8 stand as intricate tapestries woven with harmonic innovation and emotional depth. Sonata No. 5, with its tumultuous cascades and ethereal lyricism, exemplifies Scriabin's departure from traditional tonality. Sonata No. 8 unfolds with mysterious, introspective elegance, showcasing Scriabin's mastery in creating nuanced atmospheres. Sonata No. 10, a pinnacle of his late style, radiates cosmic energy, encapsulating the composer's mystical vision. The Etudes Op. 8 further reveal Scriabin's fascination with the fusion of technical brilliance and expressive fervor, offering pianists a challenging yet rewarding terrain to navigate.
Feodor Amirov: A Pianist of Remarkable Insight
In the realm of Scriabin's demanding compositions, Feodor Amirov emerges as a pianist of extraordinary insight. His interpretations of the Sonatas and Etudes Op. 8 transcend technical virtuosity, delving deep into the emotional nuances that define Scriabin's work. Amirov's performance style is marked by a profound connection to the music, effortlessly navigating the intricate harmonies and expressing the visionary qualities embedded in Scriabin's scores. His nuanced approach, coupled with technical prowess, breathes new life into these challenging pieces, captivating audiences and earning him well-deserved accolades.
A Triumph at Aevea: Amirov's Victory in Verona
Feodor Amirov's triumph at the Aevea Competition in Verona showcased not only his exceptional skill but also his ability to illuminate the emotional and intellectual facets of Scriabin's compositions. His live performance at the historic Sala Maffeiana was a mesmerizing journey through Scriabin's sonic landscapes, capturing the essence of the Russian composer's avant-garde spirit. Amirov's victory serves as a testament to his dedication to the art of piano playing and his commitment to bringing to life the visionary brilliance embedded in the works of Alexander Scriabin.
The Aevea Piano Prize (APP) is an International Piano & Chamber Music Competition created by Associazione Culturale Aevea and backed by OnClassical. It aims to boost participants' visibility through performances and global distribution of their high-quality recordings. The competition occurs at Verona's historic 'Sala Maffeiana,' known for hosting Mozart in 1770. The HD studiomaster files of live performances from the second edition (November 2020) were recorded by Alessandro Simonetto using 8 microphones. Sales of these recordings contribute to supporting future editions of the competition.

Sonatas Nos. 5, 8, 10 & Etudes Op. 8
Feodor Amirov, Piano

Prod. No.: 274 / 2021
Cat. No: OC21030B
UPC: 634065038670
No. Album(s): 1

Recorded @ Sala Maffeiana dell'Accademia Filarmonica, Verona, 2020

Sound engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
Photo/paint on cover: N/A
Artwork: OnClassical

Equipment used: B&K mics.
Instrument(s) used: Steinway & Sohns D-274 piano

An OnClassical prod., © 2020

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