5 CD / ICA Classics / 2013-10-29Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano...
Performers: Amis, John; Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; Cherkassky, Shura [Piano]; Cziffra, Gyorgy [Piano]; Gilels, Emil [Piano]; Katchen, Julius [Piano]
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Klemperer, Otto; Dohnányi, Christoph von; Kempe, Rudolf; Tzipine, Georges; Cluytens, André; Adey, Christopher; Hickox, Richard
For unalloyed dignity and composure, these performances are hard to equal.' - Gramophone, May 2011 'This is vintage Cherkassky; playing to charm the birds out...continue...
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Christopher Adey, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Richard Hickox, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Shura Cherkassky, piano
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-11-13Works: Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11; Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21
Performers: Cherkassky, Shura [Piano]
Conductors: Adey, Christopher; Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Shura Cherkassky enjoyed a long career of over 70 years, rising to the forefront of internationally acclaimed concert pianists. His phenomenal virtuosity, color, range, and...continue...
Recording information: Royal Albert Hall, London (08/30/1983); Studio 1, Broadcasting House, Glasgow, Scotland (08/30/1983); Royal Albert Hall, London (12/03/1981); Studio 1, Broadcasting House, Glasg...continue...