July 14, 2010

(Yvgeny Kissin - flawless Chopin)

This week's concert comes from the Salle Pleyel, via Radio France and recorded on February 23rd of this year. It features the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France conducted by Myung-Whun Chung with Yvgeny Kissin playing the Chopin 2nd Piano Concerto and several Chopin encores. The concert program is below:

Salle Pleyel : Evgeny Kissin. Weber, Chopin, Schumann
Concert donné le 23 février 2010, Salle Pleyel
Carl Maria von Weber
Ouverture du Freischütz

Frédéric Chopin
Concerto N°2 en Fa mineur Op.21
Etude N°12 en Ut mineur Op.10 N°12
Valse N°14 en Mi mineur op.Posth.
Valse N°7 en Ut dièse mineur Op.64 N°2

Robert Schumann
Symphonie N°2 en Ut majeur Op.61

Evgeny Kissin, Piano
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Myung-Whun Chung, Direction

The concert, as always, is complete with the Weber and Chopin on the top player and the Schumann is on the bottom player.

Announcements are in French and edited down for time. The music however, isn't.

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