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The Romantic Piano Concerto 24 - Vianna Da Motta / Pizarro


Release Date: 11/14/2000 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67163   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  José Vianna da Motta
Performer:  Artur Pizarro
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Pizarro performs prodigies in getting around these unfamiliar scores with hair-raising aplomb and the utmost conviction' (Piano International) 'Goza, además, de una toma sonora espléndida' (Scherzo, Spain) 'A marvellously recorded programme ... a joy to listen to' (Gramophone) 'Pizarro gives the music exactly the full-bodied treatment [the piece] requires. A fine, satisfying disc, well worth exploring' (Fanfare, USA) 'To hear Pizarro is always a pleasure ... lyrical phrasing wrapped in one of the most entrancing and expressive pianissimos of any pianist' (International Record Review) 'Pizarro performs prodigies in getting around these unfamiliar scores with hair-raising aplomb and the utmost conviction' (Piano International) 'Goza, además, de una toma sonora espléndida' (Scherzo, Spain) 'A marvellously recorded programme ... a joy to listen to' (Gramophone) 'Pizarro gives the music exactly the full-bodied treatment [the piece] requires. A fine, satisfying disc, well worth exploring' (Fanfare, USA) 'To hear Pizarro is always a pleasure ... lyrical phrasing wrapped in one of the most entrancing and expressive pianissimos of any pianist' (International Record Review) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano in A major by José Vianna da Motta
Performer:  Artur Pizarro (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
Period: Romantic 
Written: Portugal 
2. Fantasia dramática by José Vianna da Motta
Performer:  Artur Pizarro (Piano)
Conductor:  Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Portugal 
3. Ballada, Op. 16 by José Vianna da Motta
Performer:  Artur Pizarro (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Portugal 

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