The piano concertos of Frédéric Chopin are amongst
the greatest and best-known orchestral works of the
It is thus no wonder that every pianist would like
to play them and, of course, record them as well.
Joseph-Maurice Weder, winner of the SWISS
AMBASSADOR’S AWARD 2013 in London, has
achieved this in the unusual ensemble of the piano
During the 19th century, the practice of transcribing
orchestral works for smaller ensembles was widespread
– in the age prior to recordings, this was an indispensible
way of helping compositions achieve their
breakthrough with the public.