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Le Piano Francais - Rivier, Casadesus, Wiener, Casterede / Altwegg


Release Date: 12/10/2013 
Label:  Guild   Catalog #: 7391   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean RivierRobert CasadesusJean WiénerJacques Castérède
Performer:  Timon Altwegg
Conductor:  Gilles Colliard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a unique and valuable collection of delightful works by French composers of the first half of the 20th-century for piano and string orchestra, presenting excellent performances by the very gifted pianist Timon Altwegg and the famous Toulouse Chamber Orchestra under Gilles Colliard. These are brand-new recordings in state-of-the-art sound and the presentation is first-class. This is a unique and valuable collection of delightful works by French composers of the first half of the 20th-century for piano and string orchestra, presenting excellent performances by the very gifted pianist Timon Altwegg and the famous Toulouse Chamber Orchestra under Gilles Colliard. These are brand-new recordings in state-of-the-art sound and the presentation is first-class. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto breve for Piano by Jean Rivier
Performer:  Timon Altwegg (Piano)
Conductor:  Gilles Colliard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953 
2. Capriccio for Piano and Strings, Op. 49 by Robert Casadesus
Performer:  Timon Altwegg (Piano)
Conductor:  Gilles Colliard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
3. Concerto for Piano no 1 "Franco Americain" by Jean Wiéner
Performer:  Timon Altwegg (Piano)
Conductor:  Gilles Colliard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
4. Concerto for Piano by Jacques Castérède
Performer:  Timon Altwegg (Piano)
Conductor:  Gilles Colliard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 

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