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Susan Tomes

Pianist and chamber musician Susan Tomes introduces recordings of music and musicians who have been inspirational to her, including Mozart, Schumann, Faure, Chopin and Bill Evans.

The much loved pianist and chamber musician Susan Tomes introduces recordings of personal significance including music by Mozart, Schumann, Fauré, Chopin and Bill Evans.

Susan Tomes is known throughout the world as an award winning pianist with ensembles such as the Florestan Trio and Domus. She has built an international reputation as a wonderful interpreter and as an authority on chamber music. She has also written books on the subject.

For Saturday Classics Susan selects recordings of music and musicians that have been inspirational to her. Featured in her selection are some of the pinnacles of the chamber music repertory - as well as a few surprises.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Billy Mayerl

    The Jazz master for piano

    Performer: Susan Tomes

    • Virgin Classics CUV5613232.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Quartet no. 1 in C minor Op.15 for piano and strings: 1st movement; Allegro molto moderato

    Performer: Domus

    • Hyperion CDA66166.
  • Billy Mayerl

    The Jazz Master for Piano

    Performer: Susan Tomes.
    • Virgin Classics : CUV5613232.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Quartet no. 1 in C minor Op.15 for piano and strings

    Performer: Domus.
    • Hyperion : CDA66166.
    • Hyperion.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.27 for piano: no.2 in D flat major

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti

    • Philips Classics 456 892-2.
  • Frank Churchill

    Someday My Prince Will Come

    Arranger: Performer: Bill Evans Trio

    • Riverside Records 0888072306783.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.27 for piano

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • PHILIPS CLASSICS : 456 892-2.
    • PHILIPS CLASSICS.
  • Leos Janáček

    Quartet no. 2 (Intimate letters) for strings

    Performer: Janacek Quartet

    • SUPRAPHON SU 3460 2 111.
  • MOREY/CHURCHILL

    Someday My Prince will Come

    Performer: Bill Evans Trio.
    • Riverside Records : 0888072306783.
    • Riverside Records.
  • Leos Janáček

    Quartet no. 2 (Intimate letters) for strings

    Performer: Janáček Quartet.
    • SUPRAPHON : SU-3460-2-111.
    • SUPRAPHON.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Trio no. 2 in E minor Op.92 for piano and strings: 1st movement; Allegro non troppo

    Performer: Florestan Piano Trio

    • Hyperion CDA67538.
  • Robert Schumann

    Liederkreis Op.39: no.10; Zwielicht

    Performer: Christian Gerhaher Performer: Gerold Huber

    • RCA 88697168172.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Trio no. 2 in E minor Op.92 for piano and strings

    Performer: Florestan Piano Trio.
    • Hyperion : CDA67538.
    • Hyperion.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 13 in C major K.415 for piano and orchestra: 1st movement; Allegro

    Performer: Susan Tomes Performer: Gaudier Ensemble

    • Helios CDH55333.
  • Robert Schumann

    Liederkreis Op.39

    Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Performer: Gerold Huber.
    • RCA: 88697168172.
    • RCA.
  • Josef Strauss

    Die Libelle [The dragonfly] - polka mazurka Op.204

    Conductor: Carlos Kleiber Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    • CBS M2XK45564.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Morike lieder for voice and piano: no 10; Fussreise

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Performer: Gerald Moore

    • EMI CMS 7635632.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 13 in C major K.415 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Susan Tomes. Performer: Gaudier Ensemble.
    • Helios : CDH55333.
    • Helios.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in C sharp minor Op.131 for strings: 1st movement; Adagio ma non troppo e molto es

    Performer: Busch Quartet

    • PEARL GEMS0053.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A major K.526 for violin and keyboard

    Performer: Erich Hoebarth Performer: Susan Tomes

    • Download-Only Album.
  • Josef Strauss

    Die Libelle [The dragonfly] - polka mazurka Op.204

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • CBS : M2XK45564.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Morike lieder for voice and piano

    Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • EMI : CMS 7635632.
    • EMI.
  • Janis Joplin

    Mercedes Benz

    Arranger: Performer: Janis Joplin

    • COLUMBIA 461020-2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in C sharp minor Op.131 for strings

    Performer: Busch Quartet.
    • PEARL : GEMS0053.
    • PEARL.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A major K.526 for violin and keyboard

    Performer: Susan Tomes. Performer: Erich Höbarth.
  • Janis Joplin

    Mercedes Benz

    Performer: Janis Joplin.
    • COLUMBIA : 461020-2.
    • COLUMBIA.

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