February 19, 2011 5:33 PM Subscribe
posted by Namlit (17 comments total)
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The lunch concerts in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw used to be (possibly still are) often public general rehearsals for the big evening series. Here
we can see the mental transformation of pianist Maria Joao Pires
, who expects another Mozart concerto than conductor Riccardo Chailly
begins to conduct.
The concerto, of which we are hearing the beginning here, is Mozart's famous D-minor concerto K. 466.
. The Dutch subtitles suggest that Pires says "I can try it...I haven't got this here, it is at home..." and Chailly says "you played it last season, you know it so well...you'll be able to do it." (paraphrased). She then proceeds to play the piece in a most beautiful manner.
Here is the first movement in another recording, where she actually was