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Chopin: Sonatas, Waltzes, Nocturne / Castro


Release Date: 02/10/2009 
Label:  Arte Nova   Catalog #: 636760   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ricardo Castro
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Ricardo Castro is the first South American pianist to win the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition. His concerts lead him to Vienna, Hamburg, Toronto, Zurich, Munich, London, Stockholm, Madrid, and Paris, and he performs with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra in Japan and in England with Sir Simon Rattle, the English Chamber Orchestra, the BBC London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. He started to play the piano at the age of three and studied with Esther Cardoso in Brazil before entering Maria Tipo's class at the Geneva Conservatory. Recently, he has been working with Dominique Merlet in Paris. Ricardo Castro is the first South American pianist to win the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition. His concerts lead him to Vienna, Hamburg, Toronto, Zurich, Munich, London, Stockholm, Madrid, and Paris, and he performs with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra in Japan and in England with Sir Simon Rattle, the English Chamber Orchestra, the BBC London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. He started to play the piano at the age of three and studied with Esther Cardoso in Brazil before entering Maria Tipo's class at the Geneva Conservatory. Recently, he has been working with Dominique Merlet in Paris. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ricardo Castro (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ricardo Castro (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
3.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ricardo Castro (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
4.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ricardo Castro (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 

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