Classical Conversations

Kirill Gerstein: Busoni Piano Concerto

Kirill Gerstein

At more than 70 minutes, Ferruccio Busoni's wildly inventive Piano Concerto stands as a holy grail of the repertoire – a tour-de-force of virtuousity and stamina that has rarely been set down on disc. With his latest album, powerhouse pianist Kirill Gerstein adds to the collection his own formidable interpretation, which has been years in the making. Kirill joins us for a conversation about the work, and his long-time fascination with Busoni's music.

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