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Beethoven: The Piano Concertos / Zimerman, Bernstein


Release Date: 10/13/1992 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 435467   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman
Conductor:  Krystian ZimermanLeonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Leonard Bernstein was slated to conduct the entire set of these piano concertos. At the time of his death, however, he had completed the third, fourth and fifth concertos only. In tribute to Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman and the Vienna Philharmonic recorded the remaining concertos without a conductor. Leonard Bernstein was slated to conduct the entire set of these piano concertos. At the time of his death, however, he had completed the third, fourth and fifth concertos only. In tribute to Bernstein, Krystian Zimerman and the Vienna Philharmonic recorded the remaining concertos without a conductor. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Conductor:  Krystian Zimerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 39 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Conductor:  Krystian Zimerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 30 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 37 Minutes 54 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 34 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Live  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 40 Minutes 39 Secs. 

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