JOSEPH RHEINBERGER (1839–1901): Piano Concerto in A Flat major Op 94
BERNHARD SCHOLZ (1835–1916): Piano Concerto in B major Op 57 [
Simon Callaghan – piano
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ben Gernon
Hyperion Romantic Piano Concerto 76 CDA68225 @ £14.25 plus P&P
Gramophone, August 2018 “The most effective movement is the finale, which is suitable sprightly and, like everything else here, most engaging played.”
Just what the Romantic Piano Concerto series does best: three works unlikely to be encountered in the concert hall, in performances by artists who wholeheartedly—and justifiably—believe in the music. The high expectations of this series are amply realized in volume seventy-six.