Classics of the Phonograph

Mozart Piano Concertos

Murray Perahia in 2012

Murray Perahia in 2012 By Levg - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

For the Mozart Piano Concertos, a special knack is necessary. Pounding will not do, and too delicate an approach tends to go flat. Quite a few pianists have recorded complete sets of these concertos, but in the ears of many critics, the great pianist Murray Perahia has found that elusive balance of buoyancy and reflectiveness in these great works.

On this week's Classics of the Phonograph, Saturday at 11 am on WILL-FM, we will hear samples of his artistry.