A Concerto Celebration, Part 2

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

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This week on Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal continues his exploration of piano concertos, celebrating the great collaborations between virtuosic soloists and orchestras. This program features performances of movements from concertos by Mozart and Tchaikovsky, as well as the joyful finale of Schumann’s piano concerto in A minor — the only one he ever wrote.

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Program:

Lipatti: Concertino en style classique, Allegro molto
--Dinu Lipatti, piano

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, Allegretto
--Rudolf Serkin, piano; London Symphony Orchestra

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Allegro molto
--Géza Anda, piano; RSO Berlin

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Allegro con fuoco
--Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano; Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Medtner: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor
--Geoffrey Tozer, piano; The London Philharmonic

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Allegro vivace
--Martha Argerich, piano; National Philharmonic Orchestra - Warsaw

 

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