Week of July 13, 2009
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Kurt Masur, conductor; Nelson Freire, piano
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BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9
CHOPIN: ii. Scherzo from Sonata No. 3 in b, Op. 58 -Nelson Freire, piano (Decca 289 470 288)
BRAHMS: Mvts 3 & 4 from Symphony No. 2 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, conductor (Philips 442 070)
Brahms was one of the first to say that Amsterdam needed a world-class orchestra and a world-class hall. The town responded by creating both — and you should hear how they play Brahms!
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