"This was a truly breathtaking performance in terms of tone, sonority, power and contrast of character... fabulous account of one of the most difficult works in the keyboard literature and one of the finest I have heard for many years... A true individualist of tremendous talent”
"If you havent' heard the young Russian artist living in Berlin, you really missed something. The pianist impressed the public straight away with a brilliance and intensity of his performance of Bartoks' Suite "Out of Doors". Different facets, either at the martial beginning of "With drums and pipes", or later in the mysterious "Sounds of the night", were interpreted by Taratushkin effortlessly."
"The young Russian pianist Mark Taratushkin has a rare gift: a completely unobtrusive superior virtuosity that is totally at the service of musical expression. If you, for example, listen to his performance of the Paganini Variations of Johannes Brahms, you hear only a great music, but never the technical difficulties of this extraordinary challenging piece."
On the 19th of December between 20:00 und 22:00 (UTC+01:00) WDR 3 will be broadcasting a concert given by Mark Taratushkin at the Langenberg Music Festival. The program will include suite “Le Tombeau de Couperin” by Maurice Ravel and three pieces from “Goyescas” by Enrique Granados. From the 20th of December the recordings will be […]
Mark Taratushkin is one of the eight Students of The University of Arts Berlin to receive a scholarship from “Ad Infinitum” Foundation this year. The Foundation supports German Musical Academies distributing scholarships to young, highly talented and indigent students. More information available on http://www.ad-infinitum-foundation.org