Maria Joao Pires is one of our favorite people. Ever. In this Beethoven performance we hear all the elegance, gentle power, and sensitivity for which she's known.
She's someone to keep your eye on; Alexandra Dariescu is much more than simply a pretty face.
One of the earliest forms of a symphony that is quintessentially *epic*.
Two Beethoven piano concertos on one concert doesn't happen. Ever. But, Leif Ove Andsnes puts two of them side by side in what he describes as his Beethoven Journey.