fortepiano Archive

MOZART: Piano Con. K.413-415 – Bezuidenhout, fortepiano/ Freiberger Baroque Orch./ HM

MOZART: Piano Con. K.413-415 – Bezuidenhout, fortepiano/ Freiberger Baroque Orch./ HM

MOZART: Piano Concertos K. 413, 414 & 415 – Kristian Bezuidenhout/ Freiburger Barockorchestra – Harmonia mundi 902218, 69:31 (9/16/16) ****: (Kristian Bezuidenhout; fortepiano/ Gottfriend von der Goltz, violin and director) Three bonhomous concertos which represent Mozart’s bid to win over the Vienna audience, played on period instruments. The three concertos under review here, K. 413-415, […]

SCHUBERT – Piano Trios Op. 99 & 100 – Harmonia mundi

SCHUBERT – Piano Trios Op. 99 & 100 – Harmonia mundi

FRANZ SCHUBERT – Piano Trios Op. 99 & 100 – Staier Trio – Harmonia mundi 902233.34, (2 CDs) 51:38, 45:33 (10/21/16) [Distr. by PIAS] *****: (Andreas Staier – fortepiano/ Daniel Sepec – violin/ Roel Dieltiens – violoncello) Adjusting Schubertian attitudes with help from the fortepiano. The new Harmonia mundi release of Schubert’s late piano trios […]

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano –  [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs):
BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs): BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

By any and all standards, the Isserlis/Levin disc is a very special release. Queyras and Melnikov, using a modern piano, offer fine readings as well but aren’t in quite the same league.

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano –  [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs):
BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs):
BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

By any and all standards, the Isserlis/Levin disc is a very special release. Queyras and Melnikov, using a modern piano, offer fine readings as well but aren’t in quite the same league.