Harmonia Mundi Signs Pianist Nikolai Lugansky
harmonia mundi launches the signing of Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky with a new album featuring Rachmaninov’s complete Preludes (Digital release February 16 / Physical release March 30 in North America) followed by a Debussy album in October 2018.
Gramophone has described Nikolai Lugansky as “the most trailblazing and meteoric performer of all”.
Nikolai Lugansky can be heard in concert with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra March 15, 16 and 17 performing Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor. Other 2017/18 season highlights include concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome), the Hong Kong Philharmonic,the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie (Berlin) and the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo). Nikolai Lugansky is artistic director of the Rachmaninov Festival in Tambov, Russia and is also a supporter of, and regular performer at the Rachmaninov Museum-Estate in Ivanovka.