Chopin 24 Preludes, Op. 28; Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 35 (Marche funèbre)
Julien Brocal (piano)
Rubicon RCD 1001
Reviewed March 2017
'This double debut – Julien Brocal's first CD and the launch of a new label devoted mainly to young artists – proves that even in a very crowded field there are new things to say,' writes our reviewer John Allison.
'Even more to the point is the fact that this young French pianist says them with complete naturalness, for there is nothing contrived or attention-seeking about his approach to such well-known repertoire.'
Audio clip: Allegretto in A-flat