LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 19
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73 "Emperor"
Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE DE LAUSANNE
CHRISTIAN ZACHARIAS : Conductor & piano
For the past fifteen years, the destiny of Christian Zacharias has been linked to that of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, of which he is currently Principal Conductor and Artistic Director from 2000 to 2013. This has resulted in invitations to the most prestigious Venues and numerous recordings.
Christian Zacharias’s career has been crowned with numerous distinctions: he was named Artist of the Year at the Cannes MIDEM in 2007 and received the rank of Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters in 2010.
In these 2-DVD edition se a wonderful version of the 5 piano concertos by Beethoven with Lausanne Chamber Orchestra filmed in salle Métropole in Lausanne.
From B as Beethoven to Z as Zacharias (52 min.)
Portrait of pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias. Luminous, talkative, sparkling with intelligence, the charismatic maestro reveals himself as never before in this outstanding documentary.