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Ravel – Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), French classical pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major”. Conductor: Juraj Valčuha. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on September 30, 2016. Published by hr-Sinfonieorchester.
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Ravel – Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet at the BBC Proms 2010)

Accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra (the British orchestra based in London), French classical pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major”. Composed between 1929 and 1930, the piece was commissioned by the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein (May 11, 1887 – March 3, 1961), who lost his right arm during World War I. Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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Ravel – Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (Piano: Hélène Tysman)

Prizewinning French classical pianist Hélène Tysman plays Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major”. The piece was commissioned by the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein (May 11, 1887 – March 3, 1961), who lost his right arm during World War I. The Orchestra of the University of Music Franz Lizst Weimar, conductor: Prof. Nicolás Pasquet.

Tysman finished her final exam at the Liszt University with this concert. The concert took place at the Neue Weimarhalle on December 8th, 2011.
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