Lili Kraus plays Mozart Piano Concertos

Release Date: 6/16/2017
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 88985302582
Performer: Lili Kraus
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 12

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This 12 CD edition is the first ever release of Lili Kraus’s complete Mozart piano concerto recordings for piano solo on EPIC/Columbia. All the recordings have been restored from the original analog master tapes using 24 bit / 192 kHz technology. Packaged in in facsimile LP-sleeves and -labels, the box includes a booklet with full discographical notes.

Throughout her long career, pianist Lili Kraus was regarded as a leading Mozart interpreter, one who imbued the composer’s keyboard works with a stylish fusion of lyricism and strength. Between 1965 and 1966 she recorded Mozart’s complete piano concertos in Vienna with conductor Stephen Simon. The sessions not only realized one of the pianist’s long held ambitions, but also helped put the talented young American conductor on the map. Shortly after completing the recordings, Kraus and Simon performed the entire cycle in concert at New York’s Town Hall.
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Piano no 9 in E flat major, K 271 "Jeunehomme" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1777 ; Salzburg, Austria
2. Concerto for Piano no 8 in C major, K 246 "Lützow" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1776 ; Salzburg, Austria
3. Concerto for Piano no 6 in B flat major, K 238 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1776 ; Salzburg, Austria
4. Concerto for Piano no 5 in D major, K 175 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Salzburg, Austria
5. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, K 41 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1767 ; Salzburg, Austria
6. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D major, K 40 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1767 ; Salzburg, Austria
7. Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
8. Concerto for Piano no 26 in D major, K 537 "Coronation" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
9. Concerto for Piano no 25 in C major, K 503 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
10. Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
11. Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
12. Concerto for Piano no 22 in E flat major, K 482 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1785 ; Vienna, Austria
13. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1785 ; Vienna, Austria
14. Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1785 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B major, K 39 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1767 ; Salzburg, Austria
16. Concerto for Piano no 19 in F major, K 459 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
17. Concerto for Piano no 18 in B flat major, K 456 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
18. Concerto for Piano no 17 in G major, K 453 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
19. Concerto for Piano no 16 in D major, K 451 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
20. Concerto for Piano no 15 in B flat major, K 450 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
21. Concerto for Piano no 14 in E flat major, K 449 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
22. Concerto for Piano no 13 in C major, K 415 (387b) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1782-1783 ; Vienna, Austria
23. Concerto for Piano no 12 in A major, K 414 (385p) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1782 ; Vienna, Austria
24. Concerto for Piano no 11 in F major, K 413 (387a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1782-1783 ; Vienna, Austria
25. Concerto for Piano no 1 in F major, K 37 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Conductor: Stephen Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1767 ; Salzburg, Austria
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