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Chopin: Concertos Pour Piano / Berezovsky, Nelson, Et Al


Release Date: 03/11/2008 
Label:  Mirare   Catalog #: 47   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestral Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'During the same soiree, Chopin played us a magnificent piano concerto, sparkling with verve, grace, freshness, piquant caprices, delicate runs, ravishing arabesques, which he performed with the superior talent for which he is well known. I could say a great deal about Chopin and his music; but I would be afraid of the trite reproach of camaraderie. Yet if I do sometimes speak with enthusiasm of a few artists who are my friends, it would be mistaken to attribute my praise to the influence of personal feelings, for, on the contrary, my friendship for them was born of the admiration which their talents initially inspired me.' These lines could be read in 'Le Rénovateur' on 22 February 1834, the morning after a concert given by Chopin Read more in Paris. Their author was none other than Hector Berlioz. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky (Piano)
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestral Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky (Piano)
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestral Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 

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