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Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 & 7 Phantasies / Leygraf


Release Date: 01/12/2018 
Label:  Db Productions   Catalog #: 183  
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hans Leygraf
Conductor:  Stig Westerberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This archive series is a tribute to legendary Swedish pianist Hans Leygraf (1920-2010). At the age of 9 he made his debut as a soloist with the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, at the age of 12 he gave his first piano recital. After the war he performed throughout Europe, including the Soviet Union, USA, and Far East. He had appearances with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, in London, Hamburg and Munich, with the London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Orchestra under conductors like Blomstedt, Celebidache, Dohnanyi, Dorati, Ehrling, Fricsay, Gielen, Kempe, Sawallisch, Solti, and Szell. Volume 1 presents a live performance from 1970 of Brahms's monumental Piano Concerto in D minor Op. 15 with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted Read more by Stig Westerberg. This album also includes the late Seven Phantasies in Opus 116 in a studio recording from 1980. A must for all Brahms and Leygraf lovers! Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hans Leygraf (Piano)
Conductor:  Stig Westerberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
2.
Fantasies (7) for Piano, Op. 116 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hans Leygraf (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 

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