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Concerto 1

Leif Ove Andsnes, Berlin PO/Antonio Pappano EMI 5181842 review review
Agustin Anievas, New PO/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos EMI 5008712
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Royal Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink Decca 4786348 review
Sequeira Costa, Royal PO/Christopher Seaman Claudio CB60262 review
Cor de Groot, Hague PO/Willem van Otterloo Forgotten Records FR602 review
Stephen Hough, Dallas SO/Andrew Litton Hyperion CDA67501/2 review review review
Byron Janis, Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin Alto ALC6005 review
Brilliant 9182 review
Peter Katin, London PO/Sir Adrian Boult Eloquence 4807281 review
John Lill, BBC Ntl O Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Nimbus NI1720 review review
Valentina Lisitsa, London SO/Michael Francis Decca 4784890 review
Noriko Ogawa, Malmö SO/Owain Arwel Hughes BIS BISCD975 review
Mikhail Pletnev, Philharmonia O/Libor Pesek CFP 2282792 review
Sergei Rachmaninov, Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy BMG-RCA 82876 678922 review
Vista Vera VVCD00036 review
Sviatoslav Richter, USSR RTV Large SO/Kurt Sanderling APR 6005 review
Pristine Audio PASC405 review
Sviatoslav Richter, USSR State SO/Kurt Sanderling Profil PH13037 review
Yevgeny Sudbin, Singapore SO/Lan Shui BIS BISSACD2012 review
Simon Trpceski, Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Avie AV2191 review
Valerie Tryon, Royal PO/Jac Van Steen Somm SOMMCD0253 review

Concerto 2

Geza Anda, SWR SO Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Hans Rosbaud Hanssler CD94208 review
Leif Ove Andsnes, Berlin PO/Antonio Pappano EMI 5181842 review review
EMI 2175002 review
Agustin Anievas, New PO/Moshe Atzmon EMI 5008712
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Royal Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink Decca 4786348 review
Elena Caldine, Russian PO/ Dmitry Yablonsky Bel Air BAM2040 review
Shura Cherkassky, Gothenburg SO/Sergiu Comissiona Cembal d'amour CD155 review
Van Cliburn, Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin VAI 4454 review
Van Cliburn, Chciago SO/Fritz Reiner RCA 82876 613922 review
Sequeira Costa, Royal PO/Christopher Seaman Claudio CB60272 review
Edith Farnadi, Vienna State Opera O/Hermann Scherchen Tahra TAH3007-8 review
Hélène Grimaud, Royal PO/Jesús López-Cobos Brilliant 9200 review
Dal Segno DSPRCD063 review
Hélène Grimaud, Philharmonia O/Vladimir Ashkenazy Erato 2564622737 review
Cor de Groot, Hague PO/Willem van Otterloo Forgotten Records FR602 review
Challenge CC72383 review
Stephen Hough, Dallas SO/Andrew Litton Hyperion CDA67501/2 review review review
Hyperion CDA67649 review
Byron Janis, London SO/Antal Dorati Brilliant 9182 review
Byron Janis, Minneapolis SO/Antal Dorati Mercury 4706392 review review
Peter Katin, New London SO/Colin Davis Eloquence 4807281 review
Lang Lang, Mariinsky Theatre O/Valery Gergiev DG 4775499 review
Alicia de Larrocha, Royal PO/Charles Dutoit Eloquence 4767601 review
Dejan Lazić, London PO/Kirill Petrenko Channel Classics CCSSA26308 review
John Lill, BBC Ntl O Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Nimbus NI1720 review review
Valentina Lisitsa, London SO/Michael Francis Decca 4784890 review
Nikolai Lugansky, City of Birmingham SO/Sakari Oramo Warner 2564 619462 review
Denis Matsuev, St Petersburg PO/Yuri Temirkanov Ideale Audience 2075064 review
Ideale Audience 2075068 review
Benno Moiseiwitsch, Philharmonia O/Hugo Rignold Guild GHCD2326 review
Nicholas Moog, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz/Nicholas Milton Onyx 4089 review
Lev Oborin, Radio O/Alexander Gauk APR 6005 review
John Ogdon, Philharmonia O/Sir John Pritchard EMI 3927472 review
Jorge Lois Prats, Mexico City PO/Enrique Bátiz Resonance CDRSN3050 review
Sergei Rachmaninov, Philadelphia O/Leopold Stokowski RCA 82876 678922 review
Pristine Audio PASC471 review
Vista Vera VVCD00021 review
Sviatoslav Richter, Warsaw PO/Stanislaw Wislocki Alto ALC1175 review
Alto ALC6005 review
Documents 600158 review
Sviatoslav Richter, Leningrad PO/Kurt Sanderling Pristine Audio PASC405 review
Artur Rubinstein, NBC SO/Vladimir Golschmann Naxos 8.111289 review review
Artur Rubinstein, Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy High Def'n Tape Transfers review
Cyril Smith, Liverpool PO/Malcolm Sargent Guild GHCD2423 review
Alexandre Tharaud, Royal Liverpool PO/Alexander Vedernikov Erato 9029595469 review
Nobuyuki Tsujii, Deutsches SO Berlin/Yutaka Sado Challenge CC72371 review
Simon Trpceski, Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Avie AV2192 review
Dinorah Varsi, unspecified orchestra & conductor Genuin GEN15353 review
Yuja Wang, Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado DG 4779308 review
Alexis Weissenberg, Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan Warner Classics 2564633624 review
Klára Würtz, Ntl SO Ukraine/Vladimir Sirenko Brilliant 92293 review review

Concerto 3

Leif Ove Andsnes, Oslo PO/Paavo Berglund EMI 2376162 review
Leif Ove Andsnes, London SO/Antonio Pappano EMI 6405162 review
Agustin Anievas, New PO/Aldo Ceccato EMI 5008712
Martha Argerich, Berlin RSO/Riccardo Chailly Decca 4782746 review
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Royal Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink Decca 4786348 review
Boris Berezovsky, Philharmonia O/Eliahu Inbal Teldec 2564 664684 review
Yefim Bronfman, Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle Euroarts 2057754 review
Shura Cherkassky, Gothenburg SO/Sten Frykberg Cembal d'amour CD155 review
Van Cliburn, Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin VAI 4454 review
Van Cliburn, Symphony of the Air/Kirill Kondrashin RCA 82876678942 review
Praga PRD350123 review
Emil Gilels, Société du Conservatoire Paris O/André Cluytens EMI 3458192 review
Emil Gilels, USSR State SO/Kyrill Kondrashin
Brilliant 92615 review
Vladimir Horowitz, RCA Victor SO/Fritz Reiner Naxos 8.110787 review review review review
Stephen Hough, Dallas SO/Andrew Litton Hyperion CDA67501/2 review review review
Hyperion CDA67649 review
Byron Janis, Minneapolis SO/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Brilliant 9182 review
Byron Janis, London SO/Antal Dorati Alto ALC6005 review
Mercury 4706392 review review
Andreas Jetter, Philarmonia Moldova/Dietrich Scholler-Manno Antes BMCD319203 review review
William Kapell, Victorian SO/Sir Bernard Heinze BMG-RCA 82876 685602 review
Julius Katchen, New SO/Anatole Fistoulari Pristine PAKM035 review
Julius Katchen, London PO/Adrian Boult Pristine PASC266 review
Monique de La Bruchollerie, Boston SO/Ernest Ansermet Meloclassic MC1034 review
Kurt Leimer, Svizzera Italiana Radio O/Leopold Stokowski Colosseum COL92052 review
John Lill, BBC Ntl O Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Nimbus NI1720 review review
Valentina Lisitsa, London SO/Michael Francis Decca 4784890 review
Nikolai Lugansky, State Academy SO Russia/Ivan Shpiller Brilliant 92293 review review
Lev Oborin, USSR State O/Konstantin Ivanov APR 6005 review
Cecile Ousset, Philharmonia O/Günther Herbig CFP 2282792 review
Sergei Rachmaninov, Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy RCA 82876 678922 review
Vista Vera VVCD00028 review
Simon Trpceski, Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Avie AV2192 review
Yuja Wang, Simón Bolívar SO Venezuela/Gustavo Dudamel DG 4791304 review review

Concerto 4

Leif Ove Andsnes, London SO/Antonio Pappano EMI 6405162 review
Agustin Anievas, New PO/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos EMI 5008712
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Royal Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink Decca 4786348 review
Vladimir Ashkenazy, London SO/André Previn Eloquence 4767692 review
Sequeira Costa, Royal PO/Christopher Seaman Claudio CB60272 review
Stephen Hough, Dallas SO/Andrew Litton Hyperion CDA67501/2 review
John Lill, BBC Ntl O Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Nimbus NI1720 review review
Valentina Lisitsa, London SO/Michael Francis Decca 4784890 review
Nikolai Lugansky, City of Birmingham SO/Sakari Oramo Warner 2564 619462 review
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, O Filarmonica della RAI di Roma /Franco Caracciolo Altara ALT1023 review
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Philharmonia O/Ettore Gracis Alto ALC1175 review
Alto ALC6005 review
Warner 2435 672382 review
Warner 2564615488 review
Noriko Ogawa, Malmö SO/Owain Arwel Hughes BIS BISCD975 review
Sergei Rachmaninov, Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy RCA 82876 678922 review
Vista Vera VVCD00036 review
Yevgeny Sudbin, North Carolina Symphony/Grant Llewellyn BIS BISSACD1728 review
Simon Trpceski, Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Avie AV2191 review
Yakov Zak, Moscow SO/Kyrill Kondrashin APR 6005 review

Paganini Rhapsody

Agustin Anievas, New PO/Moshe Atzmon EMI 5008712
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Philharmonia O/Bernard Haitink Decca 4786348 review
Tzimon Barto, Schleswig-Holstein Festival O/Christoph Eschenbach Ondine ODE1230 review
Elisso Bolkvadze, Tbilisi SO/Jansug Kakhidze Cascavelle VEL3151 review
Elena Caldine, Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky Bel Air BAM2040 review
Shura Cherkassky, Cologne RSO/Zdenek Mácal ICA Classics ICAC5020 review
Sequeira Costa, Royal PO/Christopher Seaman Claudio CB60262 review
Peter Jablonski, Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy Eloquence 4767671 review
Eva Knardahl, Oslo PO/Mariss Jansons Simax PSC1831 review
Monique de La Bruchollerie, O l’Association des Concerts Colonne/Jonel Perlea Forgotten Records FR685 review
Lang Lang, Mariinsky Theatre O/Valery Gergiev DG 4775499 review
John Lill, BBC Ntl O Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Nimbus NI1720 review review
Nimbus NI1736 review
Valentina Lisitsa, London SO/Michael Francis Decca 4784890 review
Benno Moiseiwitsch, BBC SO/Sir Adrian Boult Testament SBT31509 review
Benno Moiseiwitsch, BBC SO/Malcolm Sargent Guild GHCD2326 review
Noriko Ogawa, Malmö SO/Owain Arwel Hughes BIS BISCD975 review
John Ogdon, Philharmonia O/Sir John Pritchard EMI 3927472 review
Jorge Lois Prats, Mexico City PO/Enrique Bátiz Resonance CDRSN3050 review
Daria Rabotkina, Tatarstan Ntl SO/Alexander Sladkovsky Concert Artists Guild CAG114 review
Sergei Rachmaninov, Philadelphia O/Leopold Stokowski RCA 82876 678922 review
Vista Vera VVCD00021 review
Artur Rubinstein, New York PO/Victor De Sabata Guild GHCD2349 review
Arthur Rubinstein, Philharmonia O/Walter Susskind Naxos 8.111289 review review
Documents 600158 review
Vitaly Samoshko, Sydney SO/Edvard Tchivzhel ABC 4762274 review
Abbey Simon, Residentie O/Willem van Otterloo Challenge CC72142
Abbey Simon, St Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin Alto ALC6005 review
Cyril Smith, Philharmonia O/Malcolm Sargent Guild GHCD2420 review
Susan Starr, Philadelphia O/Leopold Stokowski Testament SBT1513 review
Yevgeny Sudbin, Singapore SO/Lan Shui BIS BISSACD1988 review
Daniil Trifonov, Philadelphia O/Yannick Nézet-Séguin DG 4794970 review
Panagiotis Trochopoulos, Belarusian State Academic SO/Marius Stravinsky Cameo CC9021 review review
Dinorah Varsi, unspecified orchestra & conductor Genuin GEN15353 review
Yuja Wang, Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado DG 4779308 review
Yakov Zak, USSR State SO/Kyrill Kondrashin APR 6005 review

 




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