Perahia Talks Beethoven – Part 2

The incomparable pianist Murray Perahia delves into the details of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos in an Academy Podcast two part special running alongside the Perahia Plays Beethoven series at the Barbican over the 2016/17 classical season. In Part 2, Murray focuses on Beethoven’s Piano Concertos Nos. 4 & 5.

Musical extracts heard in this episode are from Murray and the Academy’s live recording of the Beethoven Piano Concertos under the baton of Sir Neville Marriner in 1988, reproduced here with the kind permission of Sony (available here: