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Album of the Week

Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) albums each week. Hear selections from the album on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.

June 29, 2020

Seiji Ozawa, Martha Argerich: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

Seiji Ozawa, Martha Argerich: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

Decca 485.059

Two well-known and –loved performers team up for a sparkling rendition of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2. This is the second recent recording pairing Martha Argerich and Seiji Ozawa, with the Mito Chamber Orchestra. Part of our celebration of Beethoven 250.

Rounding out the album is the colorful Holberg Suite by Grieg and a movement of a Mozart divertimento.