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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 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 to talk a little more about the proposal.

Thank you!