Nami plays on Virtuoso Diabelli Variations of the Romantic Era Diabelli's popular theme is not only the basis for Beethoven's famous cycle of variations, but also for umpteen variations by Liszt, Schubert, and, and, and ... Following up on her acclaimed debut recording, Nami Ejiri opens this GENUIN CD quite simply with this very theme. What follows is high pianism: refined, virtuosic, sensitive. From her grand piano, Nami lures all that which the aforementioned composers do in the variations, all of the things that enchanted Diabelli’s contemporaries. The goal and climax are Beethoven’s variations, of course, and with all of her talent Nami makes it clear..."