Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos Nos 1-3; Concert Fantasia

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COMPOSERS: Tchaikovsky
LABELS: Apex
WORKS: Piano Concertos Nos 1-3; Concert Fantasia
PERFORMER: Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano); New York Philharmonic/Kurt Masur
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 68039-5

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Leonskaja’s approach is altogether livelier than Postnikova’s, and she gets vivid orchestral support from Masur. Timings are more orthodox, and she finds room for a particularly convincing account of the rarely-heard Concert Fantasia. Calum MacDonald