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Mariss Jansons Conducts (DVD)


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Label: Arthaus

Cat No: 101683

Format: DVD - NTSC

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 29th April 2013



Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks


Mariss Jansons


Beethoven, Ludwig van

Piano Concerto no.3 in C minor, op.37

Strauss, Richard

Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), op.40


Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks


Mariss Jansons


Beethoven wrote his Piano Concerto No.3 around 1800, at a time in which the ambitious composer had created his first important works in Vienna, such as the “Pathétique” Sonata and the “Moonlight” Sonata – personal works full of power and passion, with which he distanced himself from his mentor and model, Haydn.

This performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.3 with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks under the direction of its principal conductor Mariss Jansons stars the distinguished pianist Mitsuko Uchida, who is known the world over for her outstanding interpretations of the piano works of Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven, as well as of 20th-century masters such as Schoenberg, Berg, Webern and Boulez.

Richard Strauss wrote his tone poem for large orchestra Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) in 1898, shortly before he left Munich for the Berlin Court Opera, where he was appointed house conductor. In the imaginary hero whose eventful life is described in the work, the young Strauss apparently envisioned the freelance artist of his time, who was exposed to considerable hostility during the Wilhelminian era, just as Strauss himself in his early Munich period.

Live from the Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich, 2011.

Sound Format: PCM Stereo, DD 5.0, dts-HD Master Audio 5.0
Picture Format: 16:9, 1080i FULL HD
Format: DVD 9 / NTSC
Running Time: 90 mins
FSK: 0
Region Code: 0
Worldwide available

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