Piano Concertos (Schiff)


Sir András Schiff in 2015 conducts the Orchestra Cappella Andrea Barca and plays piano solo during the Salzburg Mozart Week (Mozartwoche). The performances are Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 (Schiff playing piano and conducting); Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22 (Schiff playing piano and conducting); and Schubert's Symphony No. 5 (Schiff conducting).  Directed for video by Hella-Brit Giese. Music was recorded with 96kHz/24-bit sound sampling (per report from Wonk Bryan Balmer); released 2016, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound output. Grade: NA

"Schiff" in German means "ship." "Barca" in Italian also means "ship." The Italian phrase "Cappella Andrea Barca" could be translated  "András Schiff Band."