Performance **** Recording *****
"...Pletnev’s performance of this with the Russian National Orchestra is far more polished than the only other recording ..."
Daniel Jaffé - BBC Music magazine - Christmas 2012
Music **** Sound *****
Andreas Friesenhagen - Fono Forum magazine - November 2012
"... Pletnev’s tempos are perfectly judged, never allowing the tenstion to sag, and he throws himself into the variation-based finale ... with glorious abandon..."
Mark Pullinger - International Record Review - October 2012
Danilo Lorenzini - Musica magazine - September 2012