Founder of The London Piano Institute, Celine Gaurier-Joubert is a concert pianist and one of the world’s leading experts on piano education for adults.
In a nutshell:
Dedicated to Josef Hofmann in 1898
Features solo piano with orchestra
Four movements: Moderato, Andante, Scherzo (Vivace), Allegro deciso
Showcases resolute themes, expressive passages, nimble running themes, and flowing character
Reflects Moszkowski’s brilliance and virtuosity
About the piece:
Moszkowski’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in E major is a dazzling and expressive composition dedicated to Josef Hofmann. With its rich orchestration and virtuosic piano passages, the concerto’s four movements showcase Moszkowski’s brilliant musical style, ranging from resolute themes to nocturne-like passages and lively scherzo sections.