Legendary pianist Martha Argerich stars in radiant performances of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, recorded live in Tokyo at one of three 5th anniversary memorial concerts she gave ’In Joyful Remembrance of Friedrich Gulda’, her teacher. Christian Arming conducts the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra with great vitality, and Martha Argerich is joined on stage by the renowned Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, as well as Gulda’s sons Paul and Rico, who accompany her in a jubilant performance of Mozart’s Concerto for three pianos in F major, K.242.
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 KV466 Mozart Concerto for three pianos KV242 Mozart Rondo KV373
Mozart Adagio KV261 Mozart Symphony No. 32 KV318
Martha Argerich piano Renaud Capuçon violin Gautier Capuçon cello Paul Gulda piano Rico Gulda piano New Japan Philharmonic Conductor: Christian Arming
Recorded live Sumida Triphony Hall, Tokyo on 27th January 2005. Adverts in Gramophone, Classic fM and BBC Music Magazine.
‘…the visceral thrill of the playing of Martha Argerich, the elusive pianist and cult favourite, certainly merited the eager anticipation that her appearances always generate.’ New York Times