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Dror Biran plays Prokofiev piano sonata no.8 -1
Seeded by markdoner on 16 Jun 2008
Author: dxb111
DROR BIRAN's playing has been described in Die Bleed as "powerful, but also beautiful sensitive, brilliant but full of artistry, seductively lyrical but intensely dramatic at the climaxes". The Plain Dealer added "his fortissimos crashed and roared, but next to them came pianissimos that whispered seductively...he has technique to burn and uses it effectively..." His superb tonal control combined with interesting phrasing and voicing has won him consistent critical acclaim and enthusiastic audience. Born in Israel, Dr. Biran is a top prize winner of several national and international piano competitions. He is a graduate of the Givataim Conservatory where he studied with Mrs. Lily Dorfman and The Rubin Academy of Music at Tel-Aviv University where he studied with Prof. Arie Vardi. Dror Biran won top prizes at the M.K Ciurlionis International Piano Competition (1995), and the Cleveland International Piano Competition (1997) where he also received a special prize for the best perform
Work: Prokofiev: Sonata for Piano no 8 in B flat major, Op. 84
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Instrument: Piano
Form/Genre: Sonata
Period: 20th Century