Kozeluch: Piano Concertos Nos 1, 5 & 6

Kozeluch: Piano Concertos Nos 1, 5 & 6

Howard Shelley (piano), London Mozart Players, Howard Shelley (conductor)


Leopold Kozeluch—another composer-pianist trying to make his way in 1780s Vienna—has not been treated kindly by posterity, suffering that posthumous obscurity shared by so many of Mozart’s contemporaries. But his brand of Rococo galanterie, much in evidence in these three piano concertos, is guaranteed to delight, especially in such affectionately attentive performances as these.

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