Dag Achatz: Stravinsky's Sacre du printemps The Swedish piano virtuoso and composer plays Stravinsky's Sacre du printemps, in his own arrangement for piano, recorded from the Kongressaal in Munich during the Münchner Klaviersommer. Directed by János Darvas - 32'
Martha Argerich and Nicolas Economou: Mozart Recorded during the Münchner Klaviersommer, Martha Argerich and Nicolas Economou play Mozart's Piano Sonata for Four Hands KV 381. Directed by János Darvas - 14'
Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire: Piano Concert Recorded live at the Münchner Klaviersommer, this concert features solo performances of Debussy's Estampes, Chopin's Scherzo in B flat minor and three Nouvelles Etudes by Nelson Freire. He is then joined by Martha Argerich and together they play Ravel's La Valse and Rachmaninov's Second Suite for piano, with typically South American fervour. Directed by János Darvas - 61'
Martha Argerich and
Mischa Maisky: Schumann Recorded at the Kongressaal, Munich, Martha Argerich plays the piano and Mischa Maisky the 'cello, in a performance of Robert Schumann's Fantasy Pieces Nos1-3 Op.73. Directed by János Darvas - 11'
Michel Béroff: Piano Recital Michel Béroff's concert of extremely demanding modern music was recorded at the Münchner Klaviersommer. His programme is comprised of Schoenberg's Six Little Pieces Op.19, a selection from Debussy's Préudes, and his Etudes pour les accords. Directed by János Darvas - 26'
Andreas Boyde Piano Recital At his concert at the Münchner Klaviersommer 1992 Andreas Boyde, considered by Joachim Kaiser as one of the greatest talents of the former DDR, performed with the Sonata op. 81 a LES ADIEUX by Beethoven and the Sonata op. 1 by Alban Berg a most demanding program. Pundits and the public reacted enthusiastically. Directed by Dieter Hens - 34'
Stanislav Bunin: Piano Recital This live concert recording from the Munich Philharmonie features the brilliant Russian pianist, playing works by Chopin, Debussy and Poulenc. Directed by János Darvas - 88'
Daniel Chorzempa on the
Organ and Piano In this live recording from the Herkulesaal in Munich, Daniel Chorzempa plays Reger's Variations on a theme of Johann Sebastian Bach from the Cantata 'Auf Himmelfahrt allein' Op.81 on the piano, and Liszt's Prelude and Fugue on the Sequence B-A-C-H on the organ. Directed by János Darvas - 50'
Eric Chumachenco Plays Orff’s Carmina Burana For the 100th birthday of Carl Orff Carmina Burana was performed and recorded worldwide many times. But there never was a piano version. Eric Chumachenko, the highly talented young russian composer and pianist, arranged the Carmina Burana for piano and performed it himself. As an added bonus the concert recording was visualized, thus furthering optically the magic and archaic effect of the Carmina Burana. Directed by Dieter Hens - 50‘
A series of piano recitals with the Cypriot virtuoso Nicolas Economou who died in a car crash in 1993, at the age of forty.
Economou plays Bach Recorded live from Munich's Herkulessaal, Economou gives an exemplary reading of six pieces from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. Directed by János Darvas - 25'
Economou plays Beethoven In this live recording, Economou plays Beethoven's Six Bagatelles Op.126, imparting in his interpretation the sense of a new departure. Directed by János Darvas - 21'
Economou plays Chopin Economou performs Chopin's Four Ballades Ops.23, 38, 47 and 52, and the composer's famous Scherzo in B flat minor Op.31, in a recording made from the Kongressaal, Munich. Directed by János Darvas - 48'
Economou plays Liszt Nicolas Economou gives a brilliant performance of Liszt's Piano Sonata in B minor, which demands superb virtuoso skill. Recorded live from the Kongressaal, Munich. Directed by János Darvas - 30'
Economou plays Liszt's Mephisto Waltz Economou gives a thrilling performance of Liszt's MephistoWaltz. The programme includes a short introduction by Economou. Directed by Klaus Voswinckel - 14'