Ernst: Othello Fantasy op.11, Six Polyphonic Studies, Elegy op.10, Erlkönig op.26

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Ilya Gringolts meets Ernst’s formidable technical challenges with apparent ease, and his playing here is virtually flawless even in the most taxing flights of virtuosity. His dexterity and control are especially mesmerising in the Six Polyphonic Studies, whether in the flamboyant moto perpetuo and multiple-stopping of no.4, the expressive polyphony ...

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