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Clifford Curzon

p, 1907-1982 GB
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Sir Clifford Michael Curzon

Sir Clifford Michael Curzon, né Siegenberg, CBE (18 May 1907 – 1 September 1982) was an English classical pianist.Curzon studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and later with Artur Schnabel in Berlin and Wanda Landowska and Nadia Boulanger in Paris. In his early career he was known for his performances of Romantic and virtuoso music, and for championing modern works. Later he concentrated on the German classics, principally Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms. He played regularly in continental Europe and North America, making tours in the 1930s and for most of his post-war career.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • World
  • Spoken Word

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Clifford Curzon Edition: Complete RecordingsClifford Curzon2016Album
Quintet In F Minor, Op. 34Johannes Brahms, Clifford Curzon, Budapest String Quartet2011Album
Concertos Pour Piano Nos 16, 19, 20, 23, 25; Concerto Pour Deux PianosClara Haskil, Géza Anda, Clifford Curzon, Edwin Fischer, Rudolf Serkin - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart2011Compil.
Piano Sonata In D, D850 / Moments Musicaux D780 / Impromptus D899 3 & 4Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon2010Album
Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 21 & 23Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clifford Curzon2009Album
The BBC RecitalsClifford Curzon2007Compil.
KlaviersonatenWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claudio Arrau, Clara Haskil, Glenn Gould, Shura Cherkassky, Wilhelm Backhaus, Emil Gilels, Clifford Curzon2006Compil.
Quartet For Piano & Strings In E-Flat, K493 / Quintet in E-Flat For Piano & Strings, Op. 44Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Robert Schumann - Budapest String Quartet with Clifford Curzon2006Compil.
Piano Concerto / Piano Concerto No.24 / Fantasia For Piano, Chorus And OrchestraClifford Curzon, Frederick Delius, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven2006Compil.
Piano Concertos No.20 K.466 & No.27 K.595Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clifford Curzon, Benjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra2005Album
Rachmaninov Concerto No. 2 C Minor, Op. 18 / Grieg Concerto In A Minor For Piano And Orchestra Opus 16Edvard Grieg - Clifford Curzon, Anatole Fistoulari, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff2005Album
Piano Quintet In F Minor / Piano Quintet in A MajorJohannes Brahms, Antonín Dvořák, Clifford Curzon, Budapest String Quartet2005Compil.
Piano Quintet / 'Trout' QuintetJohannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Amadeus-Quartett, Clifford Curzon, James Merrett2004Album
Piano Quintet / Piano Quartet No. 2Clifford Curzon - Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Budapest String Quartet2004Compil.
Quartet No. 2 In A Major For Piano And StringsJohannes Brahms / Clifford Curzon With Members Of The Budapest String Quartet2003Album
Mozart, Franck, R. StraussAmadeus-Quartett, Gervase de Peyer, Clifford Curzon, Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth2001Album
ForellenquintettFranz Schubert / Clifford Curzon / Mitglieder Des Wiener Oktetts / Joseph Haydn / Weller-Quartett2001Album
Piano Concertos 4 & 5 "Emperor"Ludwig van Beethoven - Clifford Curzon, Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch2000Compil.
Schumann Fantasie, Op. 17, Kinderszenen; Schubert Wanderer—FantasieClifford Curzon2000Album
Double Concerto / Piano Concerto No. 27 / Sonata For 2 PianosClifford Curzon, Daniel Barenboim - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart2000Album
Piano Concertos A Major KV 488 & B♭ Major KV 595Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clifford Curzon, Rafael Kubelik, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks2000Album
Piano Concerto No.5 Emperor / Piano Concerto No.26 CoronationClifford Curzon - Ludwig van Beethoven / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1999Album
Mozart / SchubertClifford Curzon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert1999Compil.
The Great Piano ConcertosClifford Curzon, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Edvard Grieg, Johannes Brahms1999Compil.
Beethoven: Piano Concertos No. 4 & 5Ludwig van Beethoven, Clifford Curzon, Rafael Kubelik, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1998Album
Piano Concertos C Major KV 467 & C Minor KV 491Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clifford Curzon, Rafael Kubelik, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1997Album
Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor" / Eroica VariationsLudwig van Beethoven, Hans Knappertsbusch, Clifford Curzon, Wiener Philharmoniker1996Compil.
Sonata In B Minor / Liebestraum No.3 / Valse Oubliée No. 1 / Gnomenreigen / BerceuseFranz Liszt, Clifford Curzon1996Compil.
The "Trout" Quintet / Piano QuintetFranz Schubert, Antonín Dvořák, Clifford Curzon, Wiener Oktett1996Compil.
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1Johannes Brahms, Clifford Curzon, George Szell, The London Symphony Orchestra / César Franck, Henry Litolff, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1995Compil.
Sonata No. 3 - Sonata In B Flat D960Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1995Compil.
Fantasia in C Major opus 17 Kinderscenen opus 15Robert Schumann, Clifford Curzon1994Album
Mozart: Piano Concertos 23 & 24, Etc.Clifford Curzon, The London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész1991Compil.
Piano Concertos - Symphonic VariationsEdvard Grieg & Robert Schumann / César Franck - Clifford Curzon, Friedrich Gulda1991Compil.
Piano Quartets / Horn QuintetWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dennis Brain, Clifford Curzon, Amadeus-Quartett, The Griller String Quartet1990Album
Piano Concerto No. 1 / Variations On A Theme By HaydnJohannes Brahms : Clifford Curzon, Concertgebouworkest, Eduard van Beinum1988Compil.
Emperor Concerto, Eroica VariationsLudwig van Beethoven, Clifford Curzon1988Compil.
Piano ConcertosPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Edvard Grieg, Clifford Curzon1988Album
Piano QuintetsAntonín Dvořák / César Franck - Clifford Curzon, The Vienna Philharmonic Quartet1988Album
Sonata In B Flat Major, D960 / Impromptu In A Flat Major, D935 / Moments Musicaux, D780Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1987Compil.
Nights In The Gardens Of SpainManuel De Falla, Clifford Curzon1987Album
Piano Concerto No. 1; 2 IntermezzosJohannes Brahms ; Clifford Curzon, The London Symphony Orchestra, George Szell1987Album
Piano Concertos A Major, K488 & C Minor, K491Clifford Curzon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész1986Compil.
Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat Minor, Op. 23Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky : Clifford Curzon, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London Conducted By George Szell1984Album
Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 5 Es-dur, Op. 73 / Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr.1 B-moll, Op. 23Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky : Clifford Curzon, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, George Szell, Ludwig van Beethoven, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1984Album
Concieto Para Violín Y Orquesta No.3 En Si Menor, Op. 61 - Concierto Para Piano En La Menor, Op. 16Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg, Clifford Curzon, Kyung-Wha Chung, The London Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Foster, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Øivin Fjeldstad1984Compil.
Schubert: Moments Musicaux, D.780 Sonata In D Major, Re Majeur, D.850Clifford Curzon, Franz Schubert1983Album
Sonata In B Flat MajorFranz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1983Album
Piano Concertos No.20 K.466 & No.27 K.595Clifford Curzon, Benjamin Britten, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, English Chamber Orchestra1982Album
Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat Minor / Litolff: ScherzoPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Clifford Curzon1978Album
Träumerei Kinderszenen - Fantasie C-DurRobert Schumann, Clifford Curzon1975Album
Frank:Piano Quintet In F Minor / Piano Quartet In C Minor, Op.15César Franck, Gabriel Fauré - Budapest String Quartet, Clifford Curzon, Jesus Maria Sanroma1975Album
Piano Concerto, No. 2 / Cello ConcertoAlan Rawsthorne, Clifford Curzon, Samuel Barber, Zara Nelsova1974Album
Sonata In B Flat, Op. Posth. Imprompthu Op. 142 No. 2Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1973Album
Two Impromtus From Opus 142Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1973Album
Impromptus Nos. 2 & 4, Op. 142Clifford Curzon, Franz Schubert1973Single
Four Impromptus Opus 142Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1973Album
Eroica Variations / Moments MusicauxLudwig van Beethoven / Franz Schubert / Clifford Curzon1971Album
Piano Concertos A Major, K488 & C Minor, K491Clifford Curzon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész1968Album
Vienna Chamber Music FestivalWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Franz Schubert / Joseph Haydn / Ludwig van Beethoven / Clifford Curzon / Willi Boskovsky / Mitglieder Des Wiener Oktetts / Wiener Mozart Ensemble / Weller-Quartett1966Album
Sonata In D, Op.53 / Impromptu In G Flat, Op.90 No.3 / Impromptu In A Flat, Op.90 No.4Franz Schubert, Clifford Curzon1964Album
LisztFranz Liszt, Clifford Curzon1964Single
Quintet In A, Opus 81 / Quartettsatz In C Minor D.703Antonín Dvořák / Franz Schubert - Clifford Curzon, Wiener Philharmonisches Streichquartett1963Album
Frank Variations Symphoniques For Piano And OrchestraClifford Curzon With The London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Adrian Boult1963Single
Sonata In F Minor Op. 5 / Intermezzo Op. 117 No. 1 / Intermezzo Op. 119 No.3Johannes Brahms, Clifford Curzon1963Album
A Liszt RecitalFranz Liszt, Clifford Curzon1963Album
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Minor Op. 15Clifford Curzon / George Szell, Johannes Brahms, The London Symphony Orchestra1962Album
Piano Concerto In A Minor Op. 16Edvard Grieg, Clifford Curzon, Øivin Fjeldstad, The London Symphony Orchestra1962Album
Piano Quintet In F MinorCésar Franck : Clifford Curzon, The Vienna Philharmonic Quartet1961Album
Second Piano ConcertoClifford Curzon, Johannes Brahms, Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch1960Album
Piano Concerto / Scherzo / Symphonic VariationsEdvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, César Franck, Clifford Curzon1960Album
Piano Concerto / Nights In The Gardens Of SpainEdvard Grieg, Manuel De Falla, Clifford Curzon, The London Symphony Orchestra, Anatole Fistoulari, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Enrique Jordá1960Album
Piano Concerto No. 1Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Clifford Curzon, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti1959Album
Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 B-mollPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Clifford Curzon, Georg Solti, Wiener Philharmoniker1959Album
EmperorClifford Curzon, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wiener Philharmoniker ∙ Hans Knappertsbusch1958Album
The "Trout" QuintetFranz Schubert - Clifford Curzon With Mitglieder Des Wiener Oktetts1958Album
Beethoven: Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58Clifford Curzon1957Album
Piano Concerto No.2 In C MinorSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Clifford Curzon1957Album
Concerto No. 1 In D Minor For Piano & Orchestra Opus 15Johannes Brahms - Clifford Curzon, Eduard van Beinum, Concertgebouworkest1955Album
Quintet In A Major For Piano And Strings, Op. 81Antonín Dvořák / Clifford Curzon1954Album
Falla: NIghts in the Gardens of Spain/The Three Cornered HatManuel De Falla, Clifford Curzon, Enrique Jordá, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, The London Symphony Orchestra1953Album
Piano Quartet No. 1 In G Minor / Piano Quartet No. 2 In E Flat MajorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clifford Curzon And Members Of The Amadeus-Quartett1953Album
De Falla: Nuits Dans Les Jardins D'Espagne / Le TricorneManuel De Falla, Clifford Curzon, Enrique Jordá, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, The London Symphony Orchestra1953Album
Concertos For Piano And Orchestra No. 23 In A Major (K488) & No. 24 In C Minor (K491)Clifford Curzon With The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Josef Krips - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1953Album
Concerto In A Minor For Piano And Orchestra Opus 16Edvard Grieg - Clifford Curzon With The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Anatole Fistoulari1952Album
Nigths In The Gardens Of Spain / The Three Cornered HatManuel De Falla, Clifford Curzon, Enrique Jordá1951Album
Schumann Quintet In E-Flat Major For Piano & Strings, Op. 44Robert Schumann, Budapest String Quartet, Clifford Curzon1951Album
Piano Concerto No.5 'The Emperor'Ludwig van Beethoven, Clifford Curzon With George Szell Conducting The London Philharmonic Orchestra1950Album
Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat Minor, Op. 23Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky : Clifford Curzon, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London Conducted By George Szell1950Album
Piano Concerto No.5 'The Emperor'Ludwig van Beethoven, Clifford Curzon With George Szell Conducting The London Philharmonic Orchestra1950Album
Schubert Fantasie In C Major "Der Wanderer" (OP 15)Clifford Curzon1949Album
Mephisto WaltzClifford Curzon1948Album
Schubert, "The Trout" QuintetClifford CurzonAlbum
Piano Concertos 20, 23, 24, 26 & 27Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clifford Curzon, Benjamin Britten • English Chamber Orchestra, The London Symphony Orchestra • István KertészCompil.
Quintet In A, Opus 81 / Quartettsatz In C Minor D.703Antonín Dvořák / Franz Schubert - Clifford Curzon, Wiener Philharmonisches StreichquartettAlbum
Impromptu f-moll op. 142, Nr. 1 / Impromptu As-dur op. 142, Nr. 2Franz Schubert, Clifford CurzonAlbum
Schumann/Brahms/DvorakBudapest String Quartet, Clifford CurzonAlbum
Forellen-QuintettFranz Schubert / Clifford Curzon Und Wiener Oktett, Willi Boskovsky, Günther Breitenbach, Nikolaus Hübner, Johann KrumpAlbum
Fantasy In C Major "The Wanderer"Clifford Curzon, Franz SchubertAlbum
Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 B-MollClifford Curzon, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Georg Solti / Wiener PhilharmonikerAlbum
Concerto No. 2 In C Minor For Piano And OrchestraClifford Curzon With The London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Adrian Boult, Sergei Vasilyevich RachmaninoffAlbum
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