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Grieg, Chopin, Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos / Rubinstein

Rubinstein / Lso / Previn
Release Date: 09/12/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000673109  
Composer:  Edvard GriegFrédéric ChopinCamille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

GRIEG: Piano Concerto op. 16
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2
SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bonus: Rubinstein at 90 (Interview)
London Symphony Orchestra
André Previn
Directed by Hugo Käch

DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 419-5 |G|H|
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1 · Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles (Documentary): German/French/Spanish/Chinese
A production of UNITEL, Munich

* One of the greatest of all pianists playing three of his favourite concertos.
* Under the baton of André Previn this first time release on DVD was recorded at Fairfield Hall, Croydon in 1975.
* The Bonus material “Rubinstein at 90” is an intimate,
Read more revealing interview with the maestro at his Paris home.

R E V I E W S

“There are new discoveries in the performances... and the visual aspect is managed with sensitivity and intelligence.” –- Washington Post

“The music offers a perfect reflection of its extraordinary interpreter... The program does admirable justice to its subject.” –- The New York Times
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 

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