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Fri 15 Sep, 2017:
Potter: Piano Concertos – No 2 in D minor; No 4 in E major; Variazioni di bravura on a theme by Rossini

Prior to his appointment in 1832 as principal of the Royal Academy of Music, London-born Cipriani Potter (1792-1871) had already amassed a sizeable...

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Tue 15 Nov, 2016:
Clementi: Piano Concerto in C major; Franz Xaver Mozart: Piano Concertos – No 1 in C major, Op 14; No 2 in E flat major, Op 25

Franz Xaver Mozart – born four months before his father’s death – led an itinerant life as 'Wolfgang, Jr.', piano virtuoso and composer of...

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Tue 15 Mar, 2016:
Steibelt: Piano Concertos – No 3 in E major, Op 33 (L'orage); No 5 in E flat major, Op 64 (À la chasse); No 7 in E minor (Grand concerto militaire)

Beethoven trounced Daniel Steibelt (1765-1825) in a pianistic duel that delighted frequenters of a Viennese salon in 1800, but his compositions...

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Wed 14 Oct, 2015:
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16; Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22

These are persuasive, personable performances of two much-loved piano concertos. Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist) conjures a likeable...

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Thu 06 Nov, 2014:
Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album

Although Nicola Benedetti may have stolen his thunder, Daniel Hope makes a decent fist of the Korngold Concerto, the main event on another selection...

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Mon 17 Jun, 2013:
Beethoven: Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra

It's some measure of Howard Shelley's achievement that he more than holds his own in such a hotly competitive field with this profoundly rewarding...

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