Mozart: Piano Trios / Barenboim, Soltani, Barenboim

Release Date: 9/20/2019
Catalog Number: B003093102
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Following their “impressive album” (Daily Mail) of Mozart’s Piano Quartets, Daniel Barenboim and his fellow musicians Kian Soltani (cello) and Michael Barenboim (violin) release Complete Mozart Piano Trios, recorded live at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal.

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REVIEW:

Brimming over with infectious spontaneity and bonhomie, this enjoyable set suggest the wide-open spaces of the modern concert hall rather than chamber-room intimacy. At 76, Barenboim shows few signs of waning powers – indeed, there is a freshness about his playing here that is reminiscent of his outstanding Mozart concerto cycle with the English Chamber Orchestra, recorded over 40 years ago.

– BBC Music Magazine

Naturally, the big personality here is Barenboim. Not Daniel but Michael. It is the violin, not the piano, that is consistently, insistently the sound that dominates these performances. That’s not to say that Barenboim père sinks into the background. Poor Kian Soltani, struggling to be noticed alongside these two larger-than-life musical characters. He honestly doesn’t put a foot (or a finger) wrong.

– Gramophone
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1. Divertimento for Piano, Violin and Cello in B flat major, K 254 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Kian Soltani (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Michael Barenboim (Violin)
Period: Classical
Written: 1776 ; Salzburg, Austria
2. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in G major, K 496 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Kian Soltani (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Michael Barenboim (Violin)
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in B flat major, K 502 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Kian Soltani (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Michael Barenboim (Violin)
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
4. Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in E major, K 542 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Kian Soltani (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Michael Barenboim (Violin)
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
5. Trio for Piano and Strings no 4 in C major, K 548 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Kian Soltani (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Michael Barenboim (Violin)
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in G major, K 564 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Kian Soltani (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Michael Barenboim (Violin)
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
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