The great André Watts joins the Philharmonic in 1977 to perform Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto. Brahms jokingly called this a “tiny little” concerto for piano and orchestra, despite its being one of the largest ever written. The legendary Erich Leinsdorf conducts.
Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 83 (1878–81)
1. Allegro non troppo
2. Allegro appassionato
4. Allegro grazioso