Newstalgia Mid-Week concert with a live performance, direct from the Salle Playel in Paris featuring Orchestre de Paris conducted by Paavo Jarvi and featuring Canadian Pianist (back for a return engagement) Jan Lisiecki in music of Berlioz, Chopin and Beethoven.
September 14, 2011

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Jan Lisiecki - back for a return engagement.



Live and direct tonight from Paris at the Salle Pleyel, a concert with Orchestre de Paris conducted by Paavo Jarvi and featuring a return engagement by Canadian keyboard whiz Jan Lisiecki in music of Berlioz, Chopin and Beethoven.

The concert was recorded live earlier today (September 14th) by Radio France Musique and features a lot of familiar, if not potboiler, material. Berlioz: Le Corsair Overture followed by the Chopin First Piano concerto (and several encores) and ending up with the ever-popular 5th Symphony of Beethoven.

Classical music for people who may be getting their feet wet with classical music, put together by a great little band and a soloist on the rise. Can't ask for better.

The concert is broken up between two players - the top player features the Berlioz and Chopin (and encores) and the bottom player features the Beethoven all to itself.

Notes:

mercredi 14 septembre 2011
En direct de la Salle Pleyel : Berlioz, Chopin, Beethoven

Hector Berlioz
Le corsaire, Ouverture Op.21 (1844)

Frédéric Chopin
Concerto N°1 en Mi mineur Op.11 (1830)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphonie n°5 en Ut mineur Op.67 (1807,1808)

Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Orchestre de Paris
Paavo Järvi, Direction

You can whistle along to this one if you want.

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