Monday, June 13, 2011

Vladimir Ashkenazy: Beethoven's Emperor Concerto

Vladimir Ashkenazy plays the third movement "Rondo" from Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, also called the  "Emperor Concerto, at London's Royal Festival Hall in 1974. The London Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Bernard Haitink, who was principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1967 to 1979. The continuation of the Rondo can be found here.