Part of what makes this particular recording so rewarding is the program. Was that a major impetus behind the project for you, or was there a particular work you wanted to showcase?
The Kabalevsky sonata is a fairly recent acquisition for us, but it’s one that Olli Mustonen and I both love. We’re so enthusiastic about it – it’s a fantastic piece.
Steven Isserlis. Photo © Satoshi Aoyagi
Kabalevsky is such an unknown,...