Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5 (complete)
Performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Rudolf Buchbinder (piano and conductor)
After many years of work using Beethoven’s original scores, the Austrian pianist, Rudolf Buchbinder, offers an exciting interpretation of all five of Beethoven’s piano concertos in this series of live recordings of his acclaimed performances in the Musikverein Hall in Vienna in May 2011. Buchbinder conducts the Vienna Philharmonic from the keyboard and achieves a rare degree of tension and chamber-like feelings in these performances.
Rudolf Buchbinder is firmly established as one of the most important pianists on the international scene. He is a regular guest of renowned orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France, London Philharmonic, National Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. He also has over 100 recordings to his credit.
Bonus: this DVD includes a 30 – minute documentary about Rudolf Buchbinder, plus an interview with Joachim Kaiser.
Here is a video of Buchbinder playing Beethoven’s piano concerto No. 4
And now here’s L. v. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15 (Buchbinder, with the Vienna Philharmonic)
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