Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 2

Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major—so numbered because it was published after the later Concerto No 1—is believed to be the work with which Beethoven so decisively asserted his dominance over the Viennese music scene in 1795. Hearing this new recording from Maria João Pires one can understand why.

LSO0245  30 minutes 55 seconds
The Guardian
'A revelatory account of the Beethoven' (Classical Source)