Schumann (C): Piano Concerto & works by Hiller, Herz & Kalkbrenner
No fewer than four composers vie for attention in volume 78 of the Romantic Piano Concerto. There’s only one official piano concerto here, but it’s a remarkable work from a composer in her mid-teens.
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‘Howard Shelley and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra offer a compelling account of what would remain the young composer’s most ambitious work. Succinct though the concerto may be, with three linked mo ... BBC Music Magazine ‘I love that there’s nothing about this performance of Clara’s concerto that underplays its ambition, charm and the Romantic thrust of the finale. Good recording, too. Thoughtful couplings as well, in ...