Schumann: Piano Concerto

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COMPOSERS: Schumann
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Piano Concerto; Violin Concerto
PERFORMER: Martha Argerich (piano), Gidon Kremer (violin); COE/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 69368 5

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Argerich combines phenomenal pianism with temperamental intensity, although at times she overwhelms Schumann’s lyricism. Gidon Kremer gives a richly characterised account of the Violin Concerto. Tim Parry