4 Piano Concertos Rachmaninoff

S.Rachmaninov - The 4 Piano Concertos, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - V.Eresko

S.Rachmaninov - The 4 Piano Concertos, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Victor Eresko, piano
The USSR Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Gennadi Provatorov,
The Leningrad Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Vladimir Ponkin

2CD Set | APE/MP3-320kbps+cue+cover | no log | 541.4/277.1Mb | Melodija 1996
Robert Blocker, Biava Quartet - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 12, 13 & 14 (2010)

Robert Blocker, Biava Quartet - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 12, 13 & 14 (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 73:33 | 267 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.557881

In the summer of 1781 Mozart described his new home Vienna as "the land of the piano". He soon set about presenting his own subscription concerts, offering the three newly-composed concertos on this disc for publication "either with a large orchestra or a quattro". The latter, more intimate versions of these charming works are performed here by Robert Blocker, Dean of Music and Professor of Piano at Yale University, and the youthful Biava Quartet, winners of the Naumburg Chamber Music Award and top prizes at the Premio Borciani and London International Competitions.

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 3, 2016
Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)

Krystian Zimerman - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 81:52 | 362 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 459684

Chopin's two piano concertos have long been admired more as pianistic vehicles than as integrated works for piano and orchestra. But in his revelatory new recording, Krystian Zimerman suggests otherwise: The opening orchestral tuttis have so much more light, shade, orchestral color, and detail, you wonder if they've been rewritten. Every gesture, every instrumental solo is so specifically characterized that by the time the piano makes a dramatic entrance, the pieces have become operas without words.
Boris Giltburg, Rhys Owens, RLPO, Vasily Petrenko - Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; String Quartet No. 8 (2017)

Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; String Quartet No. 8 (2017)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Boris Giltburg, piano; Rhys Owens, Trumpet

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 236 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.573666 | Time: 01:09:45

Shostakovich’s two Piano Concertos span a period of almost thirty years. The youthful First Piano Concerto is a masterful example of eclecticism, its inscrutable humour and seriousness allied to virtuoso writing enhanced by the rôle for solo trumpet. Written as a birthday present for his son Maxim, the Second Piano Concerto is light-spirited with a hauntingly beautiful slow movement. With the permission of the composer’s family, Boris Giltburg has arranged the exceptionally dark, deeply personal and powerful String Quartet No. 8, thereby establishing a major Shostakovich solo piano composition.
Marc-Andre Hamelin, Vladimir Jurowski - Medtner, Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos (2017)

Marc-Andre Hamelin, Vladimir Jurowski - Medtner, Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos (2017)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 82:09 | 332 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA68145

Like the legendary pianists of the 19th and early 20th century, such as Sigismund Thalberg, Franz Liszt, Leopold Godowsky, and Ignace Jan Paderewski, it often sounds as if Marc-André Hamelin has more than 10 fingers. His ability to play fiendishly difficult music, make it sound as if it's a stroll in the park, yet imbue it with musical sensitivity makes him worthy of the description "super-virtuoso" by The New York Times' Harold Schoenberg. Hamelin studied at the Vincent d'Indy School of Music in Montréal with Yvonne Hubert, a pupil of Cortot, then received bachelor's and master's degrees at Temple University, working under Russell Sherman and Harvey Weeden.
Vadym Kholodenko - Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 (2016)

Vadym Kholodenko - Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 57:03 | 230 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: HMU807631

Winner of the gold medal in the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko has impressed audiences with his dynamic playing and compelling interpretations of Romantic and modern repertoire. This Harmonia Mundi hybrid SACD presents Kholodenko with Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in a pair of piano concertos by Sergey Prokofiev that fully show the pianist's artistry and virtuosity.
Marc-André Hamelin - Medtner & Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Marc-André Hamelin - Medtner & Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 82:06 minutes | 1.40 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

A typical release—in so far as there can ever be such a thing—from Marc-André Hamelin, combining a stimulating, unexpected coupling; brilliant new light shed on the familiar; and pianism of the very highest calibre. Not to be missed.
Anna Vinnitskaya - Shostakovich: Piano Concertos (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Anna Vinnitskaya - Shostakovich: Piano Concertos (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 49:45 minutes | 450 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Anna Vinnitskaya has now joined Alpha Classics. Her first recording for the label is devoted to one of her repertories of choice: the concertos of Shostakovich. When I performed the Second Piano Concerto for the first time at the age of eleven, his music seemed very optimistic to me. Only later did I understand everything else that is concealed behind the façade of Shostakovichs music.
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Piano Concertos No.2 & 4 (2002) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven: Piano Concertos No.2 & 4 (2002)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 4.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front Cover | 3.08GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC Image+CUE 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front Cover | 1.09GB + 5% Recovery

This particular recording has been a favourite of mine since its initial release nearly 30 years ago. Stephen Kovacevich (or Bishop-Kovacevich. if you prefer) appeals as 1 of those pianists whose playing is rather forthright & precise, giving us here a rather lyrical presentation of the concerti full of grace & good demeanor. A little on the light side compared to those who pound out their Beethovens some would think.
Olivier Cavé, Divertissement, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 415, 175 & 503 (2016)

Olivier Cavé, Divertissement, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 415, 175 & 503
Classical | FLAC (tracks)+cue, booklet | 77:09 min | 287 MB
Label: Alpha Classics | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

Olivier Cavé has already made several acclaimed discs for Aeon (Clementi, Haydn, Bach, Scarlatti). This student of Nelson Goerner, Maria Tipo and Aldo Ciccolini invariably impresses listeners with the refinement of his playing. Today he presents a programme of three piano concertos with a conductor whose ventures into Mozart are always crowned with success: Rinaldo Alessandrini.