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Mozart: Piano Concertos 19 & 23 / Helene Grimaud [CD & DVD]


Release Date: 11/08/2011 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001620500   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hélène GrimaudMojca Erdmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album marks two 'firsts' for Hélène Grimaud - her first live DG recording and her first ever Mozart concerto recording.

The album is the culmination of a musical love affair which began two years ago when the French pianist played Bach with the Kammerorchester des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Chamber Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio). From the beginning there was a very special chemistry and musical understanding. In May this year Hélène Grimaud returned to Munich to play Mozart with the orchestra led by her from the piano, in collaboration with the concert master Radoslaw Szulc. The pianist was so excited by the concerts that she was inspired to release this live
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Special Limited Edition includes DVD - all within a special hardcover case. The DVD contains reflections on Ch'io mi scordi di te and the Adagio from Mozart's Piano Concerto no 23.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 19 in F major, K 459 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, K 505 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mojca Erdmann (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 

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