Christian Zacharias Concertos

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.5 (2009) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 12, 2017
Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.5 (2009) [SACD-R][OF]

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.5 (2009) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical, Piano, Orchestral | SACD ISO: DST64 2.0, 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 3.60 GB
Label: MDG | Release Year: 2009

Midem Classique Award winner Christian Zacharias continues his survey of Mozart Piano Concertos as both performer & conductor. Featuring arguably 1 of the most famous, the A Major. MDG’s complete recording of Mozart’s piano compositions with Christian Zacharias in the double role as pianist & conductor of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra continues with KV 488, certainly the most-performed piano concerto by the great Salzburg composer, complemented here by KV 246 & KV 175, Mozart’s very 1st piano concerto.

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.4 (2009) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 11, 2017
Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.4 (2009) [SACD-R][OF]

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.4 (2009) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical, Piano, Orchestral | SACD ISO: DST64 2.0, 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 3.13 GB
Label: MDG | Release Year: 2009

This volume in the series seems to have taken a step up, with playing which previously might have been a little cosy now edgier & with more contrast in light & shade. The overall ensemble is excellent, & these are very good Mozart concerto interpretations indeed. Sound quality is up to MDG’s usual high standard, with a well-scaled ambience in Mch, & the 2+2+2 channel setup with height channels works fine in my 5.1 setup, despite my not reassigning the centre & sub speaker.

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.3 (2008) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 11, 2017
Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.3 (2008) [SACD-R][OF]

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.3 (2008) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical, Piano, Orchestral | SACD ISO: DST64 2.0, 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 3.14 GB
Label: MDG | Release Year: 2008

In this 3rd volume, Zacharias’ Mozart becomes essential, if not quintessential, in a universe for piano & concerto that is fascinating. The Concerto for Piano & Orchestra #17 in G major KV 453 dates from 1784, & inspired the musician Alfred Einstein to say: “In a friendly key are hidden many mysterious smiles & painful wounds – words cannot be found to describe the permanent irisation of feelings in the 1st movement, the passionate interiority of the 2nd.”
Christian Zacharias - Mozart: Piano Concertos Vol.4 (2008) [SACD to HiRes FLAC]

Christian Zacharias - Mozart: Piano Concertos Vol.4 (2008)
PS3 Rip | FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000) 24bit/88.2 kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.01GB + 5% Recovery

This disc is part of a Mozart concerto cycle being issued by German pianist Christian Zacharias, conducting the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne. Several of the discs have been exceptional, and the musicianship here maintains the high level of the earlier releases in the series. The interpretations, however, are a bit unorthodox, so sample well and consider. The audiophile sound from the MDG label continues to be an attraction in itself; the sonics of Lausanne's moderate-sized and heavily acoustically tweaked Salle Métropole concert hall have awesome clarity and depth.

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.2 (2005) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 9, 2017
Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.2 (2005) [SACD-R][OF]

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.2 (2005) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical, Piano, Orchestral | SACD ISO: DST64 2.0, 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 2.94 GB
Label: MDG | Release Year: 2005

Will listeners raised on virtuoso performances of Mozart’s piano concertos be able to make room in the hearts for Christian Zacharias’ recordings with the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne? It depends on how willing they are to forego the pleasures of virtuosity for the pleasures music-making. This is not to say that Zacharias isn’t a virtuoso pianist. As his 20 years of recordings make very clear, he has talents & abilities far beyond those of most mortal pianists.

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.1 (2003) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 9, 2017
Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.1 (2003) [SACD-R][OF]

Christian Zacharias - W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos Vol.1 (2003) [SACD-R][OF]
Classical, Piano, Orchestral | SACD ISO: DST64 2.0, 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Artwork | 3.44 GB
Label: MDG | Release Year: 2003

Not just because this disk is the only 1 in the series without a review on this site, but also because it concerns a re-issue in SACD format, I thought it might be useful to share my views with the Super Audio community. To start with the end: My verdict is a wholehearted positive 1 in both artistic & technical sense.
Mozart - Christian Zacharias, David Zinman - Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21 ('89/'91, remaster 2001, EMI # 7243 5 74676 2 9)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21
Christian Zacharias, piano / Sinfonie-Orchester des Bayrischen Rundfunks / David Zinman
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 213 MB | Full Artwork: 60 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: EMI # 7243 5 74676 2 9 | Country/Year: Germany 2001, 1989/1992
Genre: Classical | Style: Viennese School

…Zacharias began recording for EMI the following year, and would, by 1997, make over 40 albums for the label, covering a broad range of repertory, including Mozart (complete concertos and sonatas), Beethoven (complete concertos), Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann, and many others. Despite great success throughout the 1980s and early '90s in his keyboard career, Zacharias decided to take up conducting in 1992. His debut was in Geneva with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande…
Jan Lisiecki, Christian Zacharias & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra - Mozart Piano Concertos nos.20 & 21 (2012) RE-UP

Jan Lisiecki, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks & Christian Zacharias - Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos.20 & 21 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 59:33 minutes | 931 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Jan Lisiecki, the Canadian prodigy, makes his Deutsche Grammophon debut with a masterful interpretation of Mozart Concertos. Lisiecki performs with technical assurance in this collaboration with Christian Zacharias, who leads the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Mozart’s Piano Concertos nos. 20 & 21 are technically challenging pieces and are well-respected in the classical repertoire. Lisiecki displays unworldly virtuosity, far beyond his years. The performances are glowing and compelling. Absolutely essential.
Domenico Scarlatti - Christian Zacharias, Piano - Sonatas [MDG 340 1162-2] {Germany 2003}

Domenico Scarlatti - Christian Zacharias, Piano - Sonatas
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 181 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Gold" # 340 1162-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2003
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

Has been one of the best musical discoveries I've had: those of Scarlatti Sonatas, the interpretation of Christian Zacharias and the MDG label. A superb full of poetry with a unique sound abosultamente crystal clear. A disc highly recommended for lovers of classical music for piano.
(Arte) Christian Zacharias joue le concerto pour piano n°1 de Beethoven (2016)

(Arte) Christian Zacharias joue le concerto pour piano n°1 de Beethoven (2016)
Webrip | 45min | 1280 x 720 | 25.000 fps | MKV | AVC Main@L3.1 @ 2291 Kbps | AAC @ 125 Kbps | 774 MB
Genre : Classical music

À la tête de l'Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Christian Zacharias, chef d'orchestre à la renommée internationale, interprète le "Concerto n°1 en ut majeur, op. 15", composé en 1795 par Beethoven.