Hill (A) & Boyle (G): Piano Concertos

Hill (A) & Boyle (G): Piano Concertos

Piers Lane (piano), Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Johannes Fritzsch (conductor)


Alfred Hill and George Boyle enjoyed distinguished careers in their native Australia and abroad—Boyle’s students in New York included Copland and Barber—though both are all-too-little known today. The piano concerto and sonata by Hill—the ‘grand old man’ of Australian musical life at the time—are effectively the same work, the one an orchestral expansion of the other.

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