CLASSIC ARCHIVE: Arthur Rubinstein Plays Chopin

CLASSIC ARCHIVE: Arthur Rubinstein Plays Chopin


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- (Disc 1)
Conductor: Mehta, Zubin

Chopin, Fryderyk - Composer
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53, "Heroic"

Venue: Royal Festival Hall, London
Date of Concert: 09-06-1968
Playing Time: 01:32:55
Television Director: Craxton, Antony
Catalogue Number: EUROARTS7963

Widely acknowledged as one of the world's most revered pianists, Arthur Rubinstein gives us a breathtaking performance of Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, accompanied by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Zubin Mehta; this is followed by Chopin's sparkling "Heroique" Polonaise No. 6. The second part of this video is a presentation of Rubinstein in conversation with Bernard Levin, from the BBC's flagship Omnibus programme in 1968; this is a rare document that offers fascinating insights into Rubinstein's musical genius.

Part 1

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