Posts tagged as "clifford-curzon"

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1; Overtures

July 6, 2018

Following his still-little-known first account with Enrique Jorda on the podium and made nine years before his celebrated partnership with George Szell and the LSO, this is Clifford Curzon’s second recording for Decca of Brahms’s First Piano Concerto, a work which defined his reputation in the 1950s and early 60s as an imperious yet deeply […]

Dvorak: String Quartet, Op. 51; Piano Quintet, Op. 81

March 22, 2016

Eloquence exhumes a rare and the only recording by the Boskovsky Quartet, of Dvorák’s String Quartet, Op. 51 together with the Op. 81 Quintet. Both performances on this disc are led by the Vienna Philharmonic concertmaster Willi Boskovsky. The Op. 51 is one of Dvorak’s most masterly essays in the quartet genre while the Op. 81 […]