Rachmaninoff - Complete Music & Transcriptions for Violin & Piano
This gorgeously played and recorded disc presents all of Rachmaninoff's compositions for violin and piano, as well as transcriptions by violin legends including Fritz Kreisler and Jascha Heifetz. Annelle K. Gregory is the winner first prize and the audience choice award of the 2017 National Sphinx Competition, a laureate of the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, first prize winner of the 2016 American Protégé International Concerto Competition, and Gold Medalist of the NAACP ACT-SO competition. Alexander Sinchuk won First Prize at the International Competition for Young Pianists in memory of Vladimir Horowitz (Kiev), and was First Prize winner of the Rachmaninoff International Competition (Moscow).
“From the opening bars, it’s clear that this is going to be a very special album. Gregory has a quite gorgeous tone, is absolutely secure technically and plays with power, richness and assurance. Sinchuk matches her every step of the way.” - theWholeNote
“Annelle K. Gregory and her piano accompanist Alexander Sinchuk have collected the few original miniatures and the large body of transcriptions all in one place, totaling well over an hour of charming and memorable performances.” - Performing Arts Monterey Bay
“The sheer musicality of Annelle K. Gregory and her accompanist Alexander Sinchuk won me over. Each work is presented not as a showpiece, but as an exquisite miniature to be savored. And so I did.” - Finding Beauty in Ephemera