Your exclusive preview of Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall continues through next Monday, September 30, when the limited-edition box set becomes available on Sony Classical. This week's streaming track is the Tema. Andante grazioso e variazioni movement from Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K 331, recorded on April 17, 1966.
Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall, a comprehensive collection of live recordings from the legendary pianist’s Carnegie Hall performances between 1943 and 1978, includes seven previously unreleased recitals, plus the first ever DVD release of Horowitz on Television—the famous TV concert that hasn’t been seen since its last airing on CBS in 1968. The limited-edition set includes a 180-page hardcover book with an introduction by Jed Distler that profiles Horowitz and his special relationship with Carnegie Hall. Pre-order Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall from Amazon.com.
MOZART Tema. Andante grazioso e variazioni movement from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K 331Vladimir Horowitz, Piano
(Recorded at Carnegie Hall on April 17, 1966)
Visit carnegiehall.org/blog next week for a video about Horowitz's famous recording sessions from Gino Francesconi, Director of Carnegie Hall's Archives and Rose Museum. In the meantime, be sure to explore all of the exclusive tracks from Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall, and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.