"Jeux de miroirs" is a magical disc that features two pieces played twice – with solo piano and with full orchestra – to reveal the sheer magic of Ravel’s revolutionary world of sound, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.
The superstar pianist is center stage in Ravel's brilliant, jazz-tinged Piano Concerto in G, in a program that also includes Shostakovich's Symphony No. 12, "The Year 1917," led by Andris Nelsons - now available on demand.
Pianists Kirill Gerstein and Thomas Adès team up in music by Debussy, Stravinsky, Lutosławski, and Ravel, as well as a piece by Adès himself, on WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, on demand.
On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, Beatrice Rana plays a recital sweeping through the acrobatics of Chopin, the mysticism of Ravel, and the dance of Stravinsky, all available on demand.