Frankfurt Radio Sym. Archive
PROKOKIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in g minor; Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major; Solo Violin Sonata in D Major – Viktoria Mullova, v./ Tedi Papavrami, v. /Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch./ Paavo Jarvi – Onyx
Live performances of Mullova’s Prokofiev violin repertory convince us of her pungent authority.
PROKOFIEV: Cello Concerto in E minor; March No. 10 from Music for Children; SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch./ Parva Järvi – Hyperion
These less well-known works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich are worth listening to.
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor; Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major – Nicholas Angelich, piano/ Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch./ Paavo Jarvi – Erato (2 CDs)
Erato reissues the two Brahms piano concertos with Nicholas Angelich; offers impressive, sympathetic interpretations.
BARTOK: Violin Concerto No. 2; PETER EÖTVÖS: Seven; GYÖRGY LIGETI: Violin Concerto – Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin/Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch. /Ensemble Modern/Peter Eötvös – Naïve (2 CDs)
This strange combination will transport you emotionally to new territory.
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major; Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major – Lars Vogt, p./ Frankfurt Radio Sym. Orch./ Paavo Jarvi – Cavi-Music
Thoroughly refreshed thoughts from Vogt and Jarvi on two of Mozart’s late piano concertos add a touch of elegant heroism and refined intimacy to these familiar works.