Together with Sir Charles Mackerras, Rafael Kubelik’s name is synonymous with the music of Janacek. Here, reissued at budget price, are his superb readings of a trio of Janacek masterpieces recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, recordings that have plenty of weight, get to the heart of the emotion of the music as well as giving it clarity and transparency when called for.
Concertino for piano & chamber orchestra
Rudolf Firkušný, piano
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
‘…a splendid recording…authoritative performance – and not least for the impressive sound’ Gramophone