Geza Anda Archive
Geza Anda – The Telefunken Recordings = SCHUMANN: Carnaval; Symphonic Etudes; BACH: Partita No. 2 in c minor; HAYDN: Piano Sonata No. 23; MOZART: Piano Sonata in D – Geza Anda, p. – Audite
Geza Anda has a gap in his discography filled in this generous selection of Telefunken inscriptions, 1950-1951.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3; Concerto in C Major for Piano Trio and Orch. – Annie Fischer, p./ Bavarian State Orch./ Geza Anda, p./ Wolfgang Schneiderhahn, v./ Pierre Fournier, cello/ Berlin Radio Sym. Orch./ Ferenc Fricsay – Pristine Audio
The Fricsay centennial has two Beethoven performances of exquisite Romantic power and beauty restored.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor; Symphony No. 7 – Geza Anda, piano/ Cologne Radio-Sym. Orch./ Vienna Philharmonic Orch./ Hans Knappertsbusch – Tahra
An opportunity to hear the late Geza Anda in concert with Hans Knappertsbusch in 1962.
BARTOK: The Three Piano Concertos – Geza Anda, piano/ Berlin Radio Sym. Orch./ Ferenc Fricsay – DGG/Pristine Audio
Producer/editor Andrew Rose revives an already-brilliant DGG original recording of the Bartok concertos with a new “finish,” and the result (on both CD and hi-res) yields potent Bartok piano concertos for the ages.
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1; R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel – Geza Anda, piano/ Vienna Philharmonic/Lorin Maazel – Orfeo (2 CDs)
This Salzburg Festival concert of 1963 marked the first appearance of conductor Lorin Maazel, the former wunderkind who replaced the recently deceased Ferenc Fricsay
BARTOK: Violin Con.; Deux Portraits; Cantata Profana; Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta; 3 Piano Concertos; Tanzsuite; Divertimento – Var. soloists/RIAS Sym. Orch./Ferenc Fricsay – Audite (3 CDs)
A splendid assemblage of conductor Ferenc Fricsay’s homage to Bartok, a project to inscribe an integral Bartok legacy but frustrated by the conductor’s untimely demise.