WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Brahms: Piano Concertos No 1 & 2 / Lill, Loughran


Release Date: 08/22/2006 
Label:  Resonance Catalog #: 204   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John Lill
Conductor:  James Loughran
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 40 Mins. 

This title is currently unavailable.



Notes and Editorial Reviews

A new coupling of classic recordings of Brahms' two Piano Concertos, performed by John Lill, one of the world's most highly-respected pianists, with the Hallé Orchestra, beautifully repackaged. This 2 CD set is released alongside a 4 CD boxed set of Brahms' 4 Symphonies and other orchestral works, celebrating the masterworks of one of the greatest orchestral composers of all time. The recordings received great reviews on initial release from many sources, including the Penguin Guides, Gramophone Magazine and BBC Radio 3, whose chose these as their recommended budget recordings of these pieces. A new coupling of classic recordings of Brahms' two Piano Concertos, performed by John Lill, one of the world's most highly-respected pianists, with the Hallé Orchestra, beautifully repackaged. This 2 CD set is released alongside a 4 CD boxed set of Brahms' 4 Symphonies and other orchestral works, celebrating the masterworks of one of the greatest orchestral composers of all time. The recordings received great reviews on initial release from many sources, including the Penguin Guides, Gramophone Magazine and BBC Radio 3, whose chose these as their recommended budget recordings of these pieces. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John Lill (Piano)
Conductor:  James Loughran
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
Length: 49 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John Lill (Piano)
Conductor:  James Loughran
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
Length: 50 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook