Recording of the Year & Concerto Award

Saint-Saëns Piano Concertos Nos 2 and 5. Solo piano works

Bertrand Chamayou pf French National Orchestra / Emmanuel Krivine

(Erato)

‘One can well believe that Saint-Saëns found his inspiration for the opening measures of the finale in the pounding of the paddle steamer’s wheels as it travelled up the Nile. The final octave peroration played pìu mosso makes for a thrilling conclusion’

(Jeremy Nicholas, October 2018)

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