MOZART Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 27

“while I wouldn't always want to hear it like this, Brautigam's performance is certainly refreshing...swiftness is a feature of all the performances here...His articulation is a model of clarity, his passagework powerfully directed.” --Gramophone Magazine, February 2014

“Brautigam and Michael Alexander Willens are never exactly slouches when it comes to tempos, and they give a breathlessly agitated account of the opening movement of the D minor Concerto K466...the slow movement of [K595] is decidedly on the flowing side...but the performance on the whole is one that commands attention. Recommended.” --BBC Music Magazine, April 2014 ****

“Only the terminally averse to the fortepiano and/or smallish orchestras need stay away from any of these recordings...The smallish orchestra and the solo instrument are well balanced so that the former sounds full-bodied; not large-scale, but by no means pint-sized or desiccated...and the soloist shines without being too forward.” --MusicWeb International, 27th September 2013

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