Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16 by Edvard GriegThis new edition of one of the most famous of piano concertos is based on an in-depth revision of the existing (and tried and trusted) Edition Peters version (EP2164). The piano part of the orchestra reduction has been revised, optimized (including page turns), had instrument references added and collated with the score of the Grieg Complete Edition. The solo part has been reviewed and corrected with reference to the two main sources
Piano Concerto, Op.16 (Grieg, Edvard)
The two great masters of the symphony open our season with the youthful exuberance of their first symphonies, and we introduce the world premiere of a new work to celebrate our 70th year. Get Tickets Learn More. Order Today Get Single Tickets. Edvard Grieg. Composed First performance: April 3, , Copenhagen. Edmund Neupert, piano.
Performed by Milena Mollova, piano Accompaniment: Plovdiv Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Nayden Todorov One of the most enchanting and popular piano concerti ever written, this is for many the epitome of nineteenth-century Romanticism, showing the great influence of both Schumann and Liszt, as well as Grieg's own fascination with Norwegian folk melodies. This concerto is less demanding than many of the big Romantic concerti, and more accessible to the serious student. The recording features renowned European powerhouse Milena Mollova in a complete reference version, then you take center stage with the Plovdiv Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Nayden Todorov for your own brilliant performance! Includes a beautiful, newly engraved printed music score, edited with new fingering suggestions from Ms. Mollova, and with informative liner notes.
Orchestration: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings, and solo piano First Los Angeles Philharmonic performance: November 16, , Walter Henry Rothwell conducting, with soloist Brahm Van Den Berg. The th birthday of Edvard Grieg, in , was grandly celebrated in his native Norway, which had indeed never forgotten him. The anniversary was at least acknowledged elsewhere, the recording industry being particularly helpful in this respect. Liszt, a strong supporter of the young Grieg, suggested that it be announced by solo trumpet, advice which Grieg eagerly accepted. Subsequently, however, Grieg, who knew from the start a thing or two about orchestration, changed it to the version now heard, the theme announced by the cellos. A mellow masterstroke, as it turned out. Movement two begins with a gentle, folk-like melody sung by the muted strings, whereupon the piano enters with its own, separate theme.
The Piano Concerto in A minor , Op. It is one of his most popular works  and is among the most popular of all piano concerti. The concerto is in three movements: . Performance time of the whole concerto is usually just under 30 minutes. He later added 2 horns and changed the tuba to a third trombone.