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On ClassicsToday: New Beethoven Concerto Cycle from Mitsuko Uchida

 Mitsuko Uchida’s Second Beethoven Concerto Cycle

Review by: Jens F. Laurson

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Mitsuko Uchida’s slightly-under-the-radar cycle of Beethoven Piano Concertos with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the artless Kurt Sanderling (Philips/Decca) is one of my favorites for its almost self-effacing musicality and the orchestral precision that translates into lightness without sacrificing oomph. On Classicstoday.com Jed Distler praised the “Emperor” as ranking “with Schnabel, Solomon, Kempff, Arrau, Fleisher, and Gieseking among [the] finest recorded versions.” Naturally, Uchida’s new cycle elicited my interest. (Read the entire review at ClassicsToday)

1 comment:

Anto Rapetti said...

Hi Jens, how are you?
My name is Antonella Rapetti, I work at WKMT Piano School London and I've been reading your work for some time now.

We would like to collaborate with you, is there any e-mail address to contact you directly for more details?

If you're interested, please send me an e-mail to antorapetti7@gmail.com to talk a little more about the proposal.

Thank you!