Piano Concerto No. 3, Mass in C Major

Piano Concerto No. 3, Mass in C Major


Michael Tilson Thomas
San Francisco Symphony
Joélle Harvey soprano
Kelley O’Connor mezzo-soprano
William Burden tenor
Shenyang bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus,
Ragnar Bohlin director


Release Date:

13th November 2015

Cat No:

AVSFS 0064


£15.99 (Hybrid SACD)


Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and Mass in C Major are two of the works that helped cement the composer’s reputation as a creative genius like none other. Internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax joins Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony in a dynamic rendition of Beethoven’s robust Third Piano Concerto. Then, MTT leads the Grammy Award-winning SF Symphony Chorus and soloists in the rarely performed Mass in C Major.


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
Piano Concerto. No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 (36:12)
1. I. Allegro con brio (17:16)
2. II. Largo (9:24)
3. III. Rondo: Allegro (9:32)

Mass in C Major, Op. 86 (40:52)
4. I. Kyrie (4:02)
5. II. Gloria (8:56)
6. III. Credo (10:07)
7. IV. Sanctus (10:38)
8. V. Agnus Dei (7:09)

Total time: 67:04

Recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall – a venue of the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, City and County of San Francisco. Piano Concerto No. 3 recorded in 96 kHz/24-bit audio (September 26-28, 2013), Mass in C Major recorded in PCM 192 kHz/24-bit audio (January 15-18, 2014)

Producer: Jack Vad

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