BIS here present a CD box set of Noriko Ogawa’s critically acclaimed recordings of Debussy’s piano music. The box is released to coincide with the start of “Reflections on Debussy”: a festival led by Noriko Ogawa at Bridgewater Hall celebrating the music of Claude Debussy in his 150th anniversary year. The festival runs from January to June 2012.
"Ogawa is an exceptionally fine advocate for this music ... the piano sound is gorgeous. Her playing is never less that sensitive and beautiful ... Ogawa's sense of colour combines with clarity of line and a genial charm...” BBC Music Magazine on Volume 1
"Ogawa's playing has immense sensibility and command - an excellent start to this cycle." Gramophone on Volume 2
Volume 3: Gramophone Editors Choice
Volume 4: Radio 3 CD of the Week
[Ogawa's] control of atmosphere in the Épigraphes antiques underlines why her series is one of the strongest on disc and a thoroughly outstanding achievement." BBC Music Magazine Volume 5