Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos; Concert Fantasia

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos; Concert Fantasia

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by Stephen Hough, Osmo Vänskä
     
 
For volume 50 of Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concerto series, a typically stellar cast has been assembled for a two-disc set that includes one of the most famous concertos in the repertoire. Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1 has certainly achieved warhorse status -- but in the expert hands of Stephen Hough, it sounds new once again.

Recorded live with the Minnesota

Overview

For volume 50 of Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concerto series, a typically stellar cast has been assembled for a two-disc set that includes one of the most famous concertos in the repertoire. Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1 has certainly achieved warhorse status -- but in the expert hands of Stephen Hough, it sounds new once again.

Recorded live with the Minnesota Orchestra under their acclaimed conductor Osmo Vänskä, this fascinating two-disc, complete survey of Tchaikovsky's music for piano and orchestra also delves into less well-known music by the famous composer.

The result is a release of unique importance: a winning combination of a pianist at the zenith of his artistry, a world-class orchestra and director, a pre-eminent producer and engineer, repertoire both familiar and unknown and packaged with even more than the usual care that customers have come to expect from Hyperion. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
04/13/2010
Label:
Hyperion Uk
UPC:
0034571177113
catalogNumber:
67711
Rank:
278873

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Tracks

  1. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44: Andante non troppo
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44: Andante non troppo
  3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Op. post. 75
  4. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44
  5. None but the lonely heart, song for voice & piano, Op. 6/6
  6. Solitude (Again, as before, alone), song for voice & piano, Op. 73/6
  7. Concert Fantasia, for piano & orchestra (or 2 pianos) in G major, Op. 56
  8. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23

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