Martha Argerich's concerts are always planned, but they are never guaranteed.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Upcoming EMI CD release: Live from Lugano 2010

In March EMI will release highlights from the 2010 edition of Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano. Although it hasn't been released yet, I've managed to find out more about it and here's a sneak peek into the set.

Martha Argerich and Friends
Live from Lugano 2010
- Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, op. 105
Renaud Capucon (violin)
Martha Argerich (piano)

- Chopin: Rondo for Two Pianos in C major, op. 73 
Lilya Zilberstein (piano)
Sergei Edelmann (piano)

- Brahms:Variations on a Theme by Schumann, op. 23
Nicolas Angelich (piano)
Lily Maisky (piano)

- Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, op. 11
Martha Argerich (piano)
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana/Jacek Kaspszyk

- Schumann: Adagio and Allegro for piano and cello, op. 70
Gautier Capucon(cello)
Martha Argerich (piano)

- Liszt: Les Preludes S637/R359 (version for two pianos by the composer)
Martha Argerich (piano)
Daniel Rivera (piano)

- Korngold: Piano Quintet in E major, op. 15
Alexander Mogilevsky(piano)
Alissa Margulis (violin)
Lucia Hall (violin)
Nora Romanoff-Schwarzberg (Viola)
Mark Drobinsky (cello)

- Bartok: Sonata for 2 Sz110 for Two Pianos and Percussion
Martha Argerich (piano)
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Louis SauvaƮtre (percussion)
Danilo Grassi (percussion)

- Granados: Piano Quintet in G minor, op. 49
Gabriela Montero (piano)
Alissa Margulis (violin)
Geza Hosszu-Legocky (violin)
Lyda Chen (viola)
Natalia Margulis (cello)

- Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (three-piano version by Carlo Maria Griguoli)
Giorgia Tomassi (piano)
Carlo Maria Griguoli (piano)
Alessandro Stella (Piano)

- Grainger: Fantasy for two pianos (on Gershwin's Porgy and Bess)
Gabriela Montero (piano)
Alexander Gurning (piano)


  1. Can't wait to have this one...

  2. just got it! legendary chopin concerto no doubt!

  3. i wonder why didn't they include the cello sonata?!?!!? that was an unforgettable performance!