Anton Kuerti

has performed in recital and with leading orchestras in 40 countries. In Canada he has appeared in 140 communities, and played with every professional orchestra, including 41 concerts with the Toronto Symphony.
Kuerti has recorded all the Beethoven concertos and sonatas, the Brahms and Schumann concertos, and all the Schubert sonatas, among many other releases. A critic for 'Fanfare' wrote simply that "Kuerti is the best pianist currently playing"; CD Review (London) called him "one of the truly great pianists of this century"; Fono Forum wrote "Anton Kuerti is one of the greatest pianists of our time", while Gramophone called him "one of the leading Schumann pianists of our time".
Kuerti won the presigious Leventritt Award when he was still a student. Other awards and honours include Officer of tthe Order of Canada, the Banff Centre National Arts Award, the Schumann Prize of the Schumann Gesellschaft, and the Governor General's Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award.


Piano concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25
Piano concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.40
Capriccio Brillante in B major, Op.22


Anton Kuerti - piano
The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Freeman Conductor

Piano Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.22
- Original Finale included -
Fantasie in C major, Op.17
DDR-6608 (in North America DHR-6608)