On Air Now
Classic FM Drive with Sam Pittis 5pm - 7pm
The great Claudio Abbado's final recording is the Album of the Weekend, 22-23 March 2014.
Recorded at concert performances at last year's Lucerne Festival, the legendary pianist and conductor have now added the music of Mozart to their multi award-winning discography of concertos by Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Ravel, Prokofiev, Beethoven and Liszt.
Both concertos are ably supported by Abbado’s Orchestra Mozart, now deprived of their founder and conductor.
The performances here are superlative, with a master soloist and conductor bringing every sublime subtlety of Mozart's music vividly to light.