New Releases: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 – Ozawa and Argerich; Beethoven, Brahms & Mozart – Grigory Sokolov
11 May 2020, 10:00 | Updated: 11 May 2020, 10:01
By Sian Hamer
Throughout the week Classic FM’s presenters bring you the best new recordings, including world exclusives and premiere broadcasts of latest releases. This week: ‘Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2; Grieg: Holberg Suite’ by Seiji Ozawa and Martha Argerich, and ‘Beethoven, Brahms & Mozart’ by Grigory Sokolov.
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2; Grieg: Holberg Suite – Seiji Ozawa and Martha Argerich
Conductor Seiji Ozawa and pianist Martha Argerich reunite for a second release, following the success of their first joint album which celebrated Beethoven’s First Symphony and First Piano Concerto.
Now the virtuoso duo, who first performed together over 40 years ago, release an exceptional recording of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.2, in the 250th anniversary year of the composer’s birth.