Avec un frisson
New Focus Recordings FCR-132
Boulez: Une page d’éphéméride (5:22)
Debussy: Twelve Études: Pour les degrés chromatiques (2:20); Pour les agréments (5:28)
Yegor Shevtsov, piano
Pianist Yegor Shevtsov, longtime collaborator with the Mark Morris Dance Company, focuses on late works of two of the towering figures in French composition on this recording, Pierre Boulez and Claude Debussy. The selections are emblematic of each composer’s style at the end of their careers, reflecting their penchant for stylistic risks and expressive probing.