Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto opens with plaintive gentleness, the soloist alone before the orchestra takes over. So begins this conversation between piano and ensemble, enriched in this performance led by longtime collaborators Zubin Mehta and Vladimir Ashkenazy.
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 (1806)
1. Allegro moderato
2. Andante con moto
3. Rondo vivace