Since you are interested in Transformation, here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
J. S. BACH
Bach: Partitas BWV825-BWV830
Andras Schiff (piano)
[ ECM Records / 2 CD - released 1/Apr/2009 ]
MARBECKS STAFF PICK: CD OF THE YEAR 2009 MUSICWEB UK RECORDING OF THE MONTH "Schiff's…unashamedly and masterfully pianistic, contrasting sustained tone and light staccato teasing out fragmentary motifs." BBC Music
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Complete sonatas for violin and piano (plus free 'making of' DVD)
Isabelle Faust (violin) Alexander Melnikov (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / 4 CD Box Set - released 1/Sep/2009 ]
Gramophone Awards 2010: WINNER: Chamber - "The combination of the two fires a laser between the staves...A marvellous set." Gramophone Magazine
J. S. BACH
Bach vs Bach: Transcriptions
Helene Grimaud (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 23/Oct/2008 ]
"A musically hot and trendy French pianist shows why she is one of Deutsche Grammophon's superstars with an unconventional, provocative Bach recital that, in the words of Rodney Dangerfield, don't take no shit from nobody." [AudAud.com ****(*)]
HAYDN / BEETHOVEN / MOZART
Rafal Blechacz (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 1/Nov/2008 ]
"Rafal Blechacz is a true talent...this is an important and thoroughly enjoyable disc. Tracking Blechacz's career successes is turning out to be an unalloyed joy." (MusicWeb March 2009)
The Piano Concertos
Rafal Blechacz (piano) / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Jerzy Semkow
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 1/Mar/2010 ]
"…I would trade these richly satisfying accounts any day for others that lack the musical integrity and clarity of conception that Blechacz and Semkow bring to these works." Gramophone Magazine, December 2009
Chopin: 24 Preludes op. 28 / etc
Rafal Blechacz (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 30/Mar/2008 ]
"Pure magic, filigree detailing and gorgeous trills and turns. He has an almost feminine elegance and a command of technique that allows him to print a personal inflection even on a cascade of notes . . . How reassuring it is to see one so young...
BEETHOVEN / BRAHMS / MOZART
The Incomparable Rudolf Serkin
Rudolf Serkin (piano) with Mstislav Rostropovitch (cello) Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Claudio Abbado
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 15/Apr/2003 ]
Rudolf Serkin (1902-1991), one of the great masterpianists of the 20th century, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on 27 March 2003. To celebrate this occasion DG have put together a beautiful twofer containing some of his most memorable...
Orchestral Songs and Waltzes
Sergei Leiferkus / Russian Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Sanderling
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 1/Jul/2006 ]
"Shostakovich having fun, and so are the musicians who relish the satire....Sergei Leiferkus is entering the final stage of his magnificent career. The voice is showing signs of wear but on this evidence – as he gleefully caricatures Lebyadkin and...
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 / Rococo Variations (Rec 1962 & 1968)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) / Wiener Symphoniker / Berliner Philharmoniker / Herbert von Karajan
[ Deutsche Grammophon Karajan Master Recordings / CD - released 26/Jan/2008 ]
Karajan's rare collaborations with Soviet musicians in the 1960s resulted in exceptional recordings that have become classics - including the ones presented here: "a performance of astonishing intimacy and refinement" from Richter in Tchaikovsky's...
Piano Concerto / Introduction and Allegro / Toccata / Waldszenen
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) / Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Witold Rowicki
[ Deutsche Grammophon Originals / CD - released 11/Jan/2008 ]
1001 Classical recordings you must hear before you die (1801-1850) - "Sviatoslav Richter captures the essential intimacy of Schumann's concerto without neglecting its grander gestures. His reading of the first movemnet is among the most volatile on...