News: Lucas Debargue

Schubert/ Szymanowski

Lucas Debargue, piano
Release Date: 27 October 2018

“He delves into Schubert’s and Szymanowski’s variously tortured souls and teases out, with velvety tone and eloquent phrasing,
nuances that bring fresh insights and carry us deep below the surface….

Debargue shades melodies exquisitely, while Schubert’s terracing of registers is intelligently delivered. We don’t get ‘music-box’ Schubert in D664; anguish surfaces regularly. This is superb Schubert playing, up there with the likes of Uchida. Inspired coupling, too, for the Szymanowski Sonata.
Debargue’s achievement is to project the work’s crepuscular beauty while retaining textural
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“Rarely does a major label afford us the opportunity of observing, up close and personal, the gradual maturation of an artist in such minute detail”


WATCH trailer here, filmed at La Grange au Lac Salle, Evian by Martin Mirabel