Franz Schmidt Archive
FRANZ SCHMIDT: Symphony No. 2 in E-flat Major; R. STRAUSS: Dreaming by the Fireside – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Semyon Bychkov – Sony 88985355522, 55:20 (6/2/17) ****: Semyon Bychkov and the VPO celebrate music that proves endemic to Vienna, in their under-rated favorite son, Franz Schmidt. Generally speaking, the late-Romantic music of Franz Schmidt (1874-1939) has not […]
FRANZ SCHMIDT: Concertante Variations on a Theme of Beethoven for Piano, Left Hand and Orchestra; Piano Concerto in E-flat Major for Piano, Left Hand and Orchestra – Markus Becker, piano/ NDR Radiophilharmonie/ Eiji Oue – CPO
Pianist, cellist, composer, and pedagogue, Franz Schmidt studied with Anton Bruckner and Theodor Leschetizky, and worked with Gustav Mahler.