artist: — Aleck Karis
title: — Chopin, Carter, Schumann
date: — February 1984, CD released in 1986
Aleck Karis is a rare commodity in the musical world – a talented pianist equally at home with the classical and the contemporary. There are older masters of both realms – Charles Rosen and Maurizio Pollini, for example – but at 35 Karis has few if any peers”.
Interview magazine, 1989
Nominated as “best recording of the year” by Opus magazine, 1987.
Chopin: Fantaisie, Op. 49; Carter: Night Fantasies; Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9
(The recording of “Night Fantasies” was supervised by Elliott Carter.)