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Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 & 2 Sonatas / Nezet-Seguin, Cho, Chamber Orchestra of Europe


Release Date: 11/16/2018 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002930602  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Seong-Jin Cho
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

• Seong-Jin Cho’s artistry probes multiple musical layers of three Mozart masterworks

• Korean pianist opens new album with dynamic interpretation of one of Mozart’s most powerful and dramatic piano concertos.

• Cho finds ideal partners in Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Chamber Orchestra of Europe

• Rich program highlights lyrical qualities of Mozart’s piano music

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REVIEW:

Cho talks in the booklet interview about how much Mozart means to him and that conviction is apparent in these performances. He couldn’t wish for a more empathetic conductor than Yannick Nézet-Séguin, while the COE combine the warmth of a traditional orchestra
Read more with the characterful wind and brass of the period-aware.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Seong-Jin Cho (Piano)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B flat major, K 281 (189f) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Seong-Jin Cho (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Munich, Germany 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 12 in F major, K 332 (300k) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Seong-Jin Cho (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 

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