The Emperor

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven
LABELS: EuroArts
ALBUM TITLE: A film by Peter Rosen
WORKS: Beethoven: Emperor Concerto
PERFORMER: Claudio Arrau (piano); Chile University Symphony/Victor Tevah
CATALOGUE NO: EuroArts 2058648


A film about Arrau’s 1984 visit to his native Chile ends with Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, yoking the pianist’s old-age best with enthusiastic but coarse orchestral support. David Breckbill