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Wed 13 Sep, 2017:
Brahms: Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5; 12 Piano Pieces from Opp 39, 76 and 116-119

The beauty of Nelson Freire’s approach to Brahms, aside from its musical finesse and virtuosity, is in the way it marks a contrast between the...

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Mon 16 May, 2016:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major, BWV 828; Toccata in C minor, BWV 911; English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903; and other short pieces

Like Glenn Gould and Murray Perahia (Sony), Martha Argerich (DG) or Dinu Lipatti (EMI) before him, Nelson Freire brings Bach to joyous life on a...

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Wed 04 May, 2016:
Brahms: Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15; Four Ballads, Op 10

'Maestoso', the instruction in the first movement, translates to 'majestic'. But how majestic is majestic? Daniel Harding doesn’t hesitate,...

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Tue 14 Oct, 2014:
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, Op 73 (Emperor); Piano Sonata No 32 in C minor, Op 111

Riccardo Chailly, the Gewandhaus Orchestra and pianist Nelson Freire present a recording of Beethoven’s 'Emperor' Concerto that resolutely steers...

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Mon 10 Mar, 2014:
Brahms: Piano Concertos – No 1 in D minor, Op 15; No 2 in B flat major, Op 83

Stephen Hough is no stranger to the Brahms concertos, having recorded them for Virgin Classics back in the late 1980s with the BBC Symphony Orchestra...

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