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The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 4 - Arensky, Bortkiewicz


Release Date: 02/22/1994 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66624   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton ArenskySergei Bortkiewicz
Performer:  Stephen Coombs
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'A couple of piano concertos that have been waiting in the wings for the committed advocacy they deserve and have finally received' (Fanfare, USA) 'A model issue from a source which has become a byword for the best in enterprise' (Gramophone) 'Coombs is an artist of great sensitivity and effortless virtuosity, and he makes the best possible case for both' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'Coombs's unimpeachable musicianship and authority carry all before it' (Piano International) 'A couple of piano concertos that have been waiting in the wings for the committed advocacy they deserve and have finally received' (Fanfare, USA) 'A model issue from a source which has become a byword for the best in enterprise' (Gramophone) 'Coombs is an artist of great sensitivity and effortless virtuosity, and he makes the best possible case for both' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'Coombs's unimpeachable musicianship and authority carry all before it' (Piano International) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in F minor, Op. 2 by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Stephen Coombs (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
2.
Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra on themes of Ryabinin, Op. 48 by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Stephen Coombs (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat major, Op. 16 by Sergei Bortkiewicz
Performer:  Stephen Coombs (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Berlin, Germany 

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