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Helene Grimaud releases:The Brahms Piano Concertos TODAY!!

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Hélène Grimaud releases:The Brahms Piano Concertos No. 1 and No. 2, with Andris Nelsons conducting. eleased as a dual disc by Deutsche Grammophon, Grimaud is the first 21st century female pianist to release both the Brahms piano concertos, as she recorded the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, op. 15 live with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra) at Munich's Herkulessaal; and the Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, op. 83 with the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic) in Vienna's legendary Musikverein.  This is Grimaud's first recording with the Vienna Philharmonic.    READ THE PIECE ON WBUR Blog: The Artery:
The star of the recording is Hélène Grimaud, the celebrated French pianist, whose personal flair has evoked comparisons, not always favorable, with Martha Argerich and even Glenn Gould.