Anton Kuerti

Anton Kuerti: Piano Concertos

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Artist: Anton Kuerti

Artist: Anton Kuerti
Title: Piano Concertos
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Anton Kuerti (born 1938) has performed with leading orchestras and in recitals in 40 countries. In Canada he has appeared in 150 communities and played with every professional orchestra, including 41 concerts with the Toronto Symphony. Kuerti has recorded all the Beethoven concertos and sonatas, the Brahms and Schumann concertos, and all the Schubert sonatas. He won the prestigious Leventritt Award in 1957. Other awards include: Officer of the Order of Canada, Banff Centre National Arts Award, the Schumann Prize of the Schumann Gesellschaft, and Canada's Governor General's Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award. This release features Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concertos Nos. 1 an 2 and his Capriccio Brilliante in B major. "The best pianist currently playing" - Fanfare (USA) "One of the truly great pianists of this century" - CD Review (UK) "One of the greatest pianists of our time" - Fono Forum (Germany) "One of the leading Schumann pianists of our time" - Gramophone (UK)

Tracks:
1.1 1. Molto Allegro Con Fuoco
1.2 2. Andante
1.3 3. Presto
1.4 1. Allegro Appassionato
1.5 2. Adagio: Molto Sostenuto
1.6 3. Finale: Presto Scherzando

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