One of the most grown-up review sites around
One of the most grown-up review sites around

Search MusicWeb Here
 

 

International mailing

  Founder: Len Mullenger
Classical Editor in Chief: Rob Barnett

Some items
to consider

 

  • Groundbreaking Weber
  • Today's leading<br>clarinet-piano duo
  • Stellar debut<br>piano recital
  • Clarinet transcriptions Jonathan Cohler
  • French clarinet masterpieces
  • Groundbreaking Weber

MWI RECORDING
OF THE YEAR


CD review L Wright
BBC Prom
CBSO Birmingham

MWI Editor In Chief
Recording of the Year


Orchestral Music


music that will please greatly


Captivating scores

Symphonies - Philippe Jordan
A pleasure to see and hear


vital imagination


Henrik HELLSTENIUS
A harum-scarum springboard


Always expect the unexpected

REVIEW INDEX
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano concerto 5

Return to Table of Contents

Return to Beethoven Resource Page

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, CO Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Warner 0927 473342 review review
Geza Anda, SWR SO Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Hans Rosbaud Hanssler CD94223 review
Claudio Arrau, Boston SO/Charles Munch West Hill WHRA6014 review
Claudio Arrau, Boston SO/Pierre Monteux West Hill WHRA6047 review
Claudio Arrau, Philharmonia O/Alceo Galliera EMI 9184322 review
Claudio Arrau, University of Chile SO/Victor Tevah Euroarts 2058648 review
Emanuel Ax, Royal PO/André Previn BMG-RCA 76557032 review
Wilhelm Backhaus, Cologne RSO/Georg Solti Documents 233588 review
Medici MM0062 review
Daniel Barenboim, New PO/Otto Klemperer EMI 3615252 review review
EMI 4332722 review
EMI 5673292 review
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin Euroarts 2056778 review
Boris Berezovsky, Swedish CO/Thomas Dausgaard Simax PSC1285 review
Felicja Blumental, Vienna SO/Robert Wagner Brana BR0023 review
Alfred Brendel, Vienna SO/Zubin Mehta Brilliant 93761 review review
Regis RRC1047 review
Felicja Blumental, Vienna SO/Robert Wagner Brana BR0023 review
Yefim Bronfman, Tonhalle O Zurich/David Zinman Brilliant 94856 review
Yefim Bronfman, Royal Concertgebouw O/Andris Nelsons C Major 710108 review
C Major 710204 review
Rudolf Buchbinder, Vienna PO C Major 708904 review review
Sony 88883 745212 review
Robert Casadesus, Cologne RSO/Christoph von Dohnányi Medici Arts MM0322 review
Robert Casadesus, New York PO/Guido Cantelli Andromeda ANDRCD5092 review
Robert Casadesus, Concertgebouw O/Hans Rosbaud Newton 8802050 review
Robert Casadesus, Vienna PO/Dmitri Mitropoulos Audite 95623 review review
Shura Cherkassky, BBC Scottish SO/Ronald Zollman BBC Legends BBCL42312 review
Van Cliburn, Chicago SO/Fritz Reiner Audiophile APL101802 review
Clifford Curzon, Vienna PO/Hans Knappertsbusch Decca 4671262 review
Pristine Audio PASC318 review
Christoph Eschenbach, Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Brilliant 9189 review
Till Fellner, Montréal SO/Kent Nagano ECM 2114 review
Edwin Fischer, Philharmonia O/Wilhelm Furtwängler Naxos 8.112025 review
EMI 6294992 review
Nelson Freire, Leipzig Gewandhaus O/Riccardo Chailly Decca 4786771 review
Mario Galeani, Royal PO/Grzegorz Nowak RPO SP013 review
Bruno Gelber, New PO/Ferdinand Leitner
EMI 3877392 review
Walter Gieseking, NHK SO Tokyo/Wilhelm Loibner King International KKC2001 review
Walter Gieseking, Berlin Radio O/Artur Rother Music & Arts CD1145 review review review
Emil Gilels, Philharmonia O/Leopold Ludwig Regis RRC1367 review review
EMI 4768282 review review
Emil Gilels, USSR State SO/Kurt Masur Brilliant 9200 review
Brilliant 92132 review
Brilliant 92293 review review
Brilliant 94291 review
Emil Gilels, NHK SO/Wolfgang Sawallisch King Int'l KKC2022/3 review
 Emil Gilels, Koln RSO/Günter Wand Profil PH13038 review
Glenn Gould, Buffalo PO/Josef Krips West Hill WHRA6038 review
Lelia Gousseau, Boston SO/Charles Munch West Hill WHRA6015 review review
Hélène Grimaud, Staatskapelle Dresden/ Vladimir Jurowski DG 4777149 review
Cor de Groot, Hague PO/Willem von Otterloo Doremi DHR7937-9 review
Vladimir Horowitz, RCA Victor SO/Fritz Reiner Naxos 8.110787 review review review review
Ingrid Jacoby, Sinfonia Varsovia/Jacek Kaspszyk ICA Classics ICAC5104 review
Julius Katchen, London SO/Piero Gamba EMI 4608252 review
Cyprien Katsaris, ASMF/Neville Marriner Piano 21 P21051N review
Mindru Katz, Hallé O/John Barbirolli Cembal d'amour CD148 review
Wilhelm Kempff, Berlin PO/Paul van Kempen DG 4765299 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, Berlin PO/Peter Raabe APR 6019 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, NHK SO Tokyo/Tadashi Mori King Int'l KKC2017-19 review
Evgeny Kissin, London SO/Colin Davis EMI 2063112 review review
Mari Kodama, Deutsches SO Berlin/Kent Nagano Berlin Classics 0300597BC review
Monique de La Bruchollerie, Berlin PO/Leopold Ludwig Meloclassic MC1034 review
Paul Lewis, BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek Harmonia Mundi HMC902053-5 review
John Lill, Scottish Ntl O/Sir Alexander Gibson CFP 5757522 review
Marcelle Meyer, Suisse Romande O/Volkmar Andreae Tahra TAH579-80 review
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Roma della RAI SO/Massimo Freccia Memoria ABM999001 review
Warner 2564615488 review
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Prague SO/Václav Smetáček Praga Digitals PRD350098 review
Benno Moiseiwitsch, London PO/George Szell Naxos 8.110776 review review review
Benno Moiseiwitsch, Stadium SO New York/Josef Krips Testament SBT31509 review
John O’Conor, London SO/Andreas Delfs Telarc CD80675 review
John Ogdon, BBC Northern SO/Jascha Horenstein BBC Legends BBCL41422 review
Artur Pizarro, Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras Linn CKD336 review review
Mikhail Pletnev, Russian Ntl O/Christian Gansch DG 4777475 review
Robert Riefling, Oslo PO/Gabriel Chmura Simax PSC1833 review
Arthur Rubinstein, London PO/Daniel Barenboim BMG-RCA 82876 658382 review review
Artur Schnabel, London SO/Malcolm Sargent Pristine PASC001 review
Arthur Schoonderwoerd (fortepiano) Cristofori Alpha 820 review
Rudolf Serkin, Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Telarc CD80061 review
Rudolf Serkin, Suisse Romande O/Ernest Ansermet Cascavelle VEL3126 review
Rudolf Serkin, New York PSO/George Enescu Opus Kura OPK2122/3 review
Mordecai Shehori, New Hampshire SO/James Bolle Cembal d'amore CD174 review
Opera North O/Howard Shelley Chandos CHAN10695(4) review review
Solomon, Philharmonia O/Herbert Menges EMI 2061022 review
Yevgeny Sudbin, Minnesota O/Osmo Vänskä BIS BISSACD1758 review
Melvyn Tan, London Classical Players/Roger Norrington Virgin 5220142 review
Mitsuko Uchida, Bavarian RSO/Kurt Sanderling Philips 4756757 review
Dinorah Varsi, unspecified orchestra & conductor Genuin GEN15353 review
Alexis Weissenberg, Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan Warner Classics 2564633624 review
Gerard Willems, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker ABC 9800465 review
Friedrich Wührer, Vienna Pro Musica O/Heinrich Hollreiser Tahra TAH704-7 review
Yundi, Berlin PO/Daniel Harding DG 4810710 review
Christian Zacharias, Staatskapelle Dresden/ Hans Vonk EMI 5009272

Compiled by Jens F Laurson, maintained by David Barker

 

 



Gerard Hoffnung CDs

Advertising on
Musicweb



Donate and get a free CD

New Releases

Naxos Classical

 

Musicweb sells the following labels
Acte Préalable
Altus 10% off
Arcodiva
Atoll 10% off
CDAccord
CRD 10% off
Hallé 10% off
Hortus
Lyrita 10% off
Nimbus 10% off
Nimbus Alliance
Prima voce 10% off
Red Priest 10% off
Retrospective 10% off
Saydisc 10% off
Sheva £2 off
Sterling 10% off
Toccata Classics


Follow us on Twitter

Subscribe to our free weekly review listing
sample

Sample: See what you will get

Editorial Board
MusicWeb International
Editor in Chief
   
Rob Barnett
Seen & Heard
Editor Emeritus
   Bill Kenny
Editor in Chief
   Vacant
MusicWeb Webmaster
   David Barker
MusicWeb Founder
   Len Mullenger