Music and Vision homepage Ask Alice - Fridays at M&V

CD Spotlight

Pianistic Acrobatics

Louis Lortie's
Saint-Saëns -
thrills
ANETT FODOR

'Louis Lortie's wonderfully led singing melodic lines, outstanding technique, musicality and cooperation with the conductor as well as the outstanding orchestral playing demand one's full attention.'

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos 1, 2 and 4 - Louis Lortie, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Edward Gardner. © 2018 Chandos Records Ltd

After completing his studies at the Conservatoire de Paris, Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) became both a renowned artist and teacher. Ferenc Liszt called him the greatest living organist in the world. Amongst his talented young protégés were Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Ravel, yet he devoted most of his life to composition.

Amongst the French composer's best-known Romantic masterworks are his three act opera Samson and Dalila, the humorous musical suite The Carnival of the Animals, the symphonic poems Danse Macabre and Omphale's Spinning Wheel and several concerti — three for violin and five for piano...

Copyright © 29 October 2018 Anett Fodor,
Hungary

-------

SAINT-SAËNS: PIANO CONCERTOS 1, 2 AND 4 - LOUIS LORTIE

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

PIANO MUSIC

BBC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

EDWARD GARDNER

CHANDOS RECORDS

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

UNITED KINGDOM

FRANCE

CANADA

 << Music & Vision home      Recent CD reviews       Korngold >>

 

Something for classical music enthusiasts every day at Music and Vision