Johannes Brahms : Piano Concerto n°2
Johannes Brahms, Camille Saint-Saëns
Camille Saint-Saens : Piano Concerto n°2
Yefim Bronfman is, without doubt, one of the greatest pianists alive today. He has also been a regular – and very welcome – guest with the IPO for over three decades. The deep friendship between...
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CD Johannes Brahms : Piano Concerto n°2 Yefim Bronfman
Yefim Bronfman is, without doubt, one of the greatest pianists alive today. He has also been a regular – and very welcome – guest with the IPO for over three decades. The deep friendship between Bronfman, Maestro Mehta and the IPO makes itself felt in these wonderful performances captured in concert - the Saint-Saëns from 1991 and the Brahms from 2009.
Bronfman sculpts the Brahms concerto with great bravura and a tone full of nuances, coupled with a depth of expression and seemingly effortless virtuosity. In the Saint-Saëns, and more especially in the 2nd movement, he brings out all the gentleness and elegance associated with the French.
In both concerti, Maestro Mehta provides the soloist with the ideal orchestral support