Konstantin Scherbakov

Konstantin Scherbakov is among the most ubiquitous and often-recorded pianists before the public today. The range of his repertory is vast and demanding, both technically and interpretively: he has recorded the complete solo piano outputs of Godowsky, Shostakovich, and Respighi; the complete piano/orchestral works of Medtner, Respighi, and Scriabin; and he is involved in other large projects including the complete Liszt piano transcriptions of the Beethoven symphonies. His repertory also includes such disparate composers as Domenico Scarlatti, Liapunov, and Franck. Scherbakov has made numerous recordings since 1992, mostly for the Naxos label. Scherbakov was born in the Siberian city of Barnaul in 1963. He was a child prodigy, first playing the piano at five and then making his debut with an orchestra at 11 in a performance of the ... Read Full Biography

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