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Longing Fulfilled

Cyprien Katsaris arranges
Beethoven's 'Emperor'
Concerto -
enjoyed by
GERALD FENECH

'... unparalleled success ...'

Cyprien Katsaris - Neville Marriner - Beethoven: Concerto No 5 'Emperor'. © 2014 Piano 21

When faced with a recording of Beethoven's 'Emperor' performed by one of today's pianistic geniuses, one is inclined to expect a polished and emotionally charged performance, and that will be the end of the case. But this disc is much more than that; it is the realization of a fifty-five-year dream that has now come to fruition. When Cyprien Katsaris was just a kid he had the good fortune to listen to a vinyl recording of Beethoven's masterpiece by the legendary Vladimir Horowitz with the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Fritz Reiner...

Copyright © 27 August 2014 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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CYPRIEN KATSARIS - BEETHOVEN 'EMPEROR' CONCERTO

NEVILLE MARRINER

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

GERMANY

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

PIANO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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