20 Aug 2017

Robert Levin

From The Sunday Feature, 2:00 pm on 20 August 2017
Robert Levin

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The eminent musicologist and performer Robert Levin speaks with Des Wilson about differences in the performing environment between Mozart and Haydn's day and our own.

Robert Levin (b 1947) is a graduate of Harvard, and also spent a year studying with Nadia Boulanger in Paris.  One of his specialities is performance practice of the 18th century classical period.

Music Details:

MOZART: Piano Concerto K414 - Robert Levin (fpno) , Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood - L’Oiseau-Lyre 443 328

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 2 - Robert Levin (fpno), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner - Archiv 453 438

MOZART compl Levin: Requiem - Ruxandra Donose (mezzo), John Tessier (ten), Eric Owens (bass), Atlanta Chamber Chorus & SO, Christine Brewer (sop)/ Donald Runnicles  - Telarc CD 80636