《拉赫曼尼诺夫:第三、四号钢琴协奏曲》Internationally acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes teams up once again with conductor Antonio Pappano on his new recording of Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4. Hailed as an editor's choice, Gramophone praises Andsnes for his "customary balance of head and heart on this music and the Berlin Philharmonic under Pappano play magnificently."
Andsnes and Pappano first recorded collaboration was the 2004 EMI Classics release of Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, with the Berliner Philharmoniker, which received glorious, universal acclaim and has shipped over 80,000 units worldwide.
As an exclusive EMI Classics artist, Leif Ove Andsnes has recorded over 30 discs spanning repertoire from Bach to the present day, been nominated for seven Grammy's and awarded many international prizes including four Gramophone Awards to date.
01 Piano Concerto No.3 Op.30: I. Allegro Ma Non Tanto Leif Ove Andsnes/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 16:41
02 Piano Concerto No.3 Op.30: II. Intermezzo (Adagio) Leif Ove Andsnes/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 11:03
03 Piano Concerto No.3 Op.30: III. Finale (Alla Breve) Leif Ove Andsnes/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 14:33
04 Piano Concerto No.4 Op.40: I. Allegro Vivace (Alla Breve) Leif Ove Andsnes/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 9:36
05 Piano Concerto No.4 Op.40: II. Largo Leif Ove Andsnes/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 6:35
06 Piano Concerto No.4 Op.40: III. Allegro Vivace Leif Ove Andsnes/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 8:43
Currently Music director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Antonio Pappano was born in London of Italian parents. At the age of 13 he moved with his family to the United States, where he continued his studies in piano, composition and conducting. Work as a repetiteur and assistant conductor rapidly led to his engagement in theatres throughout the world: New York City Opera, Gran Teatro del Liceu (Barcelona), Frankfurt Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Bayreuth Festival, where he was assistant to Daniel Barenboim for Tristan und Isolde, Parsifal and the Der Ring des Nibelungen.In 1987 Pappano made his debut as an opera conductor with La Bohème at Den Norske Opera in Oslo and was appointed Music Director there in 1990. During this period, he also made his conducting debuts at Covent Garden (La Bohème, June 1990), English National Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Théâtre du Châtelet and Berlin Staatsoper.At the age of 32 Pappano was named Music Director of the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie and remained in this post for ten years. In 1993, Pappano made a notable debut at the Vienna Staatsoper, replacing Christoph von Dohnànyi at the last minute in a new production of Wagner’s Siegfried, for which he received unanimous acclaim. He made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera, New York, in 1997 with a new production of Eugene Onegin and in 1999 at the Bayreuth Festspiele conducting a new production of Lohengrin. From 1997 – 99 he was Principal Guest Conductor of the Israel Phiharmonic Orchestra.