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.
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