ANNIE FISCHER

DHR-7333-5 Vol. 1  
DVD 1
BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No.1 in C major Op.15
Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb major Op.73
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Peter Mura, Conductor
Piano Concerto No.3 in C major Op.37
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati, Conductor
HANDEL: Chaconne
DVD2
MOZART: Piano Concerto No.22 in Eb major K.482
LISZT: Piano Concerto No.1 in Eb major
 
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op.11
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Peter Mura, Conductor
MENDELSSOHN:
Rondo Capriccioso
From Hungarian Television broadcasts of the 1960's
CD
SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor Op.54
NDR Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg Woldemar Nelsson, Conductor. Live performance c1984
MOZART: Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor K.491
Swiss Italian Radio Orchestra, Marc Andreae, Conductor. Live performance c1978

Annie Fischer's (July 5, 1914 - April 10, 1995) main teacher was Ernst von Dohnányi at the Budapest Music Academy. In 1933 she won the first prize at the International Liszt Competition and soon established an illustrious solo concert career. She was regularly invited to perform throughout Europe by the likes of Otto Klemperer, Ferenc Fricsay, Igor Markevich, Antal Dorati, Walfganf Sawalisch, Adrian Boult. and considered one of the most admired pianists of the 20th century. Her great qualities were the poetic, passionate and magically beautiful performances that created a special communication with the audience.


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