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From the Archives - Beethoven's Piano Concerti: Act IV

Ludwig van Beethoven.
Ludwig van Beethoven.

Beethoven’s fourth piano concerto has been called the “Cinderella” of the group. We’ll hear it in a virtuoso performance that’s as close as possible to one from Beethoven’s time. Brilliant playing and inspired improvisations are the “glass slipper” that fit perfectly.

Compositions and Recordings

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major
by Ludwig van Beethoven
John Eliot Gardiner and Orchestre Revolutionaire et Romantique; Robert Levin- piano

Piano Concerto No. 4 - Mvt. 1
by Ludwig van Beethoven
James Levine and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Alfred Brendel - piano

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