Beethoven Concertos in UK Classical chart

11 May 2009

"Beethoven Piano Concertos 3, 4 & 5" by Scottish Chamber Orchestra with pianist Artur Pizarro has entered the

Official UK Classical chart at number 10!  The album which was released on Monday 4th May has already received some outstanding reviews:

"These are not performances lacking in explosive voltage, as Pizarro's lightening dexterity proves conclusively. With Mackerras and the SCO providing utterly sympathetic support, the overall impression is of unanimous intention and glorious teamwork. 5 stars The Scotsman
"Outstanding performances, always satisfying and frequently inspiring." Sunday Herald
"[A] hugely enjoyable offering rich in invention and altogether assured in execution...multi-faceted and magnificent." BBCi
"The recorded sound is ideal." 4 stars BBC Music Magazine
"The great Scottish Chamber Orchestra, a fine Bluthner piano and a class technical team working in a perfect recording venue at Perth complete the recipe...this must be one of the very best." Musical Pointers

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