Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist - Artist (Sample). Performer: Krystian Zimerman, Lief Ove Andsnes, Helene Grimaud. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez. Pierre Boulez is a decided Bartok specialist and clearly relishes conducting these works. Piano Concerto no. 1 was recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, with Kristin Zimmerman as soloist; Piano Concerto no. 2 with the Berlin Philharmonic, with Leif Ove Andsnes as soloist; and Piano Concerto no. 3 with the London Symphony Orchestra, with Helena Grimaud as soloist. Splendid performances and warm atmospheric sound.
Allegro Moderato - Allegro. Andante - Allegro - Attacca: 7:52. Concerto For Piano N. Adagio - Presto - Adagio.
Bartók: The Piano Concertos Pierre Boulez. 2, Sz. 95. Leif Ove Andsnes, Pierre Boulez & Berlin Philharmonic. 3, Sz. 119. Hélène Grimaud, Pierre Boulez & London Symphony Orchestra. Ravel: Piano Concertos - Valses nobles et sentimentales. Ravel: Boléro, Rapsodie espagnole & Ma mère l'Oye.
The first is played by Zimerman with the Chicago Symphony, the second by Andsnes with the Berlin Phil, the third by Grimaud with the LSO - all conducted by Pierre Boulez, for whom Bartók's piano concertos are 'the climax of his output'. These superb performances amount to proof positive.
Bartok: The Piano Concertos. Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor, Primary Artist.
Album: Bartók: The Piano Concertos, Bartók. Bartók: The Piano Concertos: Best 2 songs. Hélène Grimaud, London Symphony Orchestra, Бела Барток, Пьер Булез - 1. Allegretto 07:33. Berliner Philharmoniker, Leif Ove Andsnes, Бела Барток, Пьер Булез - 2. Adagio - Più adagio - Presto 11:26. Album: Bartók: The Piano Concertos. Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Krystian Zimerman, Бела Барток, Пьер Булез: best 2 tracks. Cleveland Orchestra, Krystian Zimerman, The Cleveland Orchestra, Морис Равель, Пьер Булез - 2. Adagio assai Boulez Conducts Debussy & Ravel, 2012 09:23.
Bartók Piano Concertos. It’s interesting that for Pierre Boulez, Bartók’s Third Piano Concerto is ‘the Cinderella of the family’, and doubly interesting given the recorded evidence, where Boulez and Hélène Grimaud turn prince and princess for the most memorable outing the work has had in years. Grimaud relishes Bartók’s solo writing (try the luscious de-synchronising chords from 3’28 into the first movement). Then there’s the way she can suddenly reduce the volume and body of her tone – at 4’13 into the second movement, for example, just before the high violins return (playing with the greatest purity). Summing up, Grimaud’s Third is a winner; the Second with Andsnes has a fabulous finale, and Zimerman’s First is brilliant in parts, if not quite a meeting of minds.
95: 1. Allegro - Leif Ove Andsnes, Berliner Philharmoniker, 9:250:30. 5. Piano Concerto N., BB 101, Sz. 95: 2. Adagio - Più adagio - Presto - Leif Ove Andsnes, Berliner Philharmoniker, 11:260:30., BB 127, Sz. 119: 3. Allegro vivace - Hélène Grimaud, London Symphony Orchestra, 7:020:30. Listen to Bartók: The Piano Concertos in full in the this site app. Play on this site. ℗ 2005 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin.