TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concertos / Cherkassky


Piano Concertos Nos. 1 + 2
Shura Cherkassky
Berliner Philharmoniker
Leopold Ludwig
Richard Kraus
Int. Release 01 Mar. 1999
1 CD / Download
0289 457 7512 8
The Originals

Track List

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Piano Concerto No.1 In B Flat Minor, Op.23, TH.55

Shura Cherkassky, Berliner Philharmoniker, Leopold Ludwig

Piano Concerto No.2 in G Major, Op.44, TH.60

Revised by A.L. Siloti

Shura Cherkassky, Berliner Philharmoniker, Richard Kraus

Total Playing Time 1:09:12

Shura Cherkassky brings a new dimension to Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. Again, he can be quite humorous -- it's almost hard to take seriously at times -- and he adds his own notes to the first movement cadenza, which is really daring, but it's a type of playing that really appeals.