Martha Argerich and Friends 2013
Conductor: Hubert Soudant
Soloist(s): Martha Argerich, piano
Music by: L. van Beethoven, O. Respighi, F. Liszt, D. Šostakovič, M. Ravel, C. Debussy, J. Offenbach, C. Saint-Saëns
Label: Warner Classics
and Friends live from The Lugano Festival 2013
The Progetto Martha Argerich, which brings the Argentine pianist and her eminent colleagues together to perform with some of today's most promising young artists, has come to be regarded as one of Europe's most important summer music festivals. 2013's programme features Argerich herself in commanding accounts of Beethoven and Debussy, her friends in evocative Romantic and 20th-century classics, a new arrangement of Gaîté parisienne for three pianos, and an exuberant gala performance of Carnival of the Animals.
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15
Beethoven - Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, op. 5 no. 2
Respighi - Violin Sonata in B minor, P110
Liszt - La lugubre gondola for violin and piano
Šostakovič - Cello Sonata in D minor, op. 40
Ravel - Violin Sonata, op. posth.
Debussy - Petite Suite for piano four hands
Offenbach - Gaîté parisienne
Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals