Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor
Artist: Josef Hofmann with Orchestra
Presented byKirsty Young
The pianist Jorge Bolet, who was born in Havana, Cuba, was given lessons first by his sister. He went on to study at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He is now hailed particularly for his interpretation of the music of Liszt. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his long career, which includes conducting the first performance of The Mikado in Tokyo.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
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