Christian Zacharias Archive
CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH: Berlin Symphonies, Wq. 174, 175, 178, 179, 180, and 181 – Orch. de Chambre de Lausanne / Christian Zacharias – MD&G
Dash and daring from C. P. E., well-captured in these performances from Lausanne.
MOZART: Piano Concertos No. 12 K. 414; No. 26 K. 537 – Christian Zacharias, piano and cond. the Lausanne Ch, Orch. – MDG
The conclusion of the second complete Mozart Piano Concerto cycle with Christian Zacharias.
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C Major; Symphony No. 4 in D Minor – Orch. de ch. de Lausanne/ Christian Zacharias – MDG
The Lausanne Chamber Orchestra sounds fresh and sprightly in the Fourth; the Second Symphony gets a fine performance, though Schumann’s grand climaxes are a little less grand.
MOZART: Piano Concertos Nos. 13 in C, K415; 6 in B-flat, K238; 16 in D, K451; Christian Zacharias, piano/ Lausanne Ch. Orch. – MDG
This outstanding series goes from strength to strength.
MOZART: Piano Concertos Vol. 8 = Concertos Nos. 24 and 25 – Christian Zacharias, piano & cond. Lausanne Ch. Orch. – MDG
Recorded 12 years apart, Zacharias’s performances of these two seminal Mozart works reveal a change in the pianist/conductor’s perspective and tone.