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Mozart: Piano Concerto No.18, K.456 & No.19, K.459

Mitsuko Uchida, The Cleveland Orchestra

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Piano Concerto No.19 in F, K.459  
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1. Allegro vivace
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida; The Cleveland Orchestra
12:33
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2. Allegretto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida; The Cleveland Orchestra
7:51
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3. Allegro assai
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida; The Cleveland Orchestra
8:14
Piano Concerto No.18 in B flat, K.456  
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1. Allegro vivace
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida; The Cleveland Orchestra
12:34
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2. Andante un poco sostenuto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida; The Cleveland Orchestra
11:36
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3. Allegro vivace
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida; The Cleveland Orchestra
7:59
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    60:47
"Concerto Choice. There is a pearly sheen to her tone and an elegance to her articulation that evokes the operatic character of Mozart's concertos. Dialogue, flirtations and diverting challenges abound ..."
- BBC Music Magazine

“What a delight to find lightness and elegance twinkling away in Mitsuko Uchida’s Mozart ... for her sparkling fingerwork and the clear recording I give much thanks.”
- The Times

"... readings that have all the intelligence and refinement that audiences have come to expect of this great Mozartian. There is a real sense of a stimulating conversation between soloist and orchestra ... gracefully played."
- The Independent

"One of the greatest pianists of our time returns to two marvellous Mozart concertos ... Uchida brings grace and flair to her performance. The Cleveland Orchestra too, with which Uchida has a truly tangible rapport, provide superbly subtle support."
- Classic FM

Japanese pianist Mitsuko Uchida earned an international reputation and a Grammy Award playing the music of Mozart. This 2014 album is another installment in her acclaimed ongoing Mozart series with the Cleveland Orchestra.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM - Decca Music Group Studio Masters

Executive Producer: Dominic Fyfe
Recording Producer & Tape Editor: Everett Porter
Recording Engineer: Ian Dobie
Recording Facilities: Polyhymnia International BV; Five/Four Productions
Post-Production: Polyhymnia International BV
Recording Location: Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 1–5 April 2014 (live recordings)
Production Co-ordinator: Joanne Baines
Piano Technician: Georges Ammann
Introductory Note Translations © 2014 Decca Music Group Limited
All Photos: Decca/Roger Mastroianni
Booklet Editing & Art Direction: WLP Ltd

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