Nikolai Demidenko – pianist well known from his highly valued, nearly perfect and exemplary performances of Russian repertoire, for example the works of Prokofiew, Rachmaninow and Czajkowski.
For the series The Real Chopin he presents passionate, unique performance of Chopin's selected pieces: Rondo in C minor, Op. 1, Rondo in E flat major, Op. 16, Berceuse, Op. 57 and Variations on the theme "Là ci darem la mano" from Mozart's "Don Giovanni", Op. 2.
The recording was made in the Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio in Warsaw on 15th–17th December 2008.