Pianist Jenny Lin has had much success recording 20th-century piano music for a number of fine labels, with composers ranging from Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Schnabel to a number of contemporary Americans. No stranger to the works of Philip Glass, she has already recorded the Complete Etudes for the Steinway & Sons label after having presented a whole series of them live. This new discpresents a cross-section of his best-known works as well as the recent Distant Figure – Passacaglia for solo piano.

Jenny Lin's Philip Glass album

One look at Ms. Lin’s discography confirms her formidable technique and specialisation in this repertoire and listening to this disc places her amongst the finest interpreters of Glass that we have – one as...

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