Sunday, May 20, 2012

Arthur Rubinstein: Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2

Arthur Rubinstein performs from Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, opus 21. This is a clip from a DVD of Rubinstein performing various works by Edvard Grieg, Frédéric Chopin and Camille Saint-Saëns with the London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn conducting, in a 1975 concert; this recording was released as a DVD in 2006. Rubinstein is 88 here, a year before his retirement.

According to the Deutsche Grammophon site, the program includes the following works:

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.22

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