Rudolf Serkin (pianist)

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Rudolf Serkin (28 March 1903 – 8 May 1991) was a Bohemian-born American pianist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the 20th century.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1959Concerto No. 1 (1952)Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, the Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell1
1981"Emperor" Piano Concerto no. 5Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, Bernstein, New York Philharmonic1
1982Klavierkonzerte nos. 20 & 12Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado2
1983Piano Concertos no. 21 & 23Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado51
1983The Cello SonatasJohannes Brahms; Mstislav Rostropovich, Rudolf Serkin2
1983CBS Great Performances, Volume 70: Piano Concerto No. 1 / "Les Adieux" SonataBeethoven; Rudolf Serkin, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra1
1983Piano Concerto no. 5 "Emperor"Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra2
1983Quintet in F minorBrahms; Rudolf Serkin, Busch Quartet1
1983Third Piano Concerto / Choral FantasyBeethoven; Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Westminster Choir, Warren Martin2
1984Piano Concertos nos. 25 & 19Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado2
1984Klavierkonzerte nos. 27 & 8Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado1
1984The Five Piano ConcertosBeethoven; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Rudolf Serkin3
1985Piano Concertos nos. 9 & 17Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado1
1985Piano Concertos nos. 2 and 4Beethoven; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Rudolf Serkin1
1986CBS Great Performances, Volume 18: Sonatas Moonlight / Pathetique / AppassionataLudwig van Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
1986Reger: Bach Variations / Haydn: Piano Sonata in C majorReger, Haydn; Rudolf Serkin1
1987"Trout" Quintet in A major for Piano and StringsSchubert; Serkin, Laredo, Naegele, Parnas, Levine1
1987Klavierkonzerte nos. 18 & 24Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado1
1987Piano Trio in E-flat major / Fantasia in C majorSchubert; Rudolf Serkin, Adolf Busch, Hermann Busch2
1987Piano Concerto no. 20 / Piano Concerto no. 27Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, Columbia Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, George Szell, Eugene Ormandy2
1989Piano Sonatas, op. 109, op. 110 & op. 111Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
1989Sonatas for Cello & Piano, nos. 3, 4, 5Beethoven; Pau Casals, Rudolf Serkin1
1990Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor / "Choral" FantasyBeethoven; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Rudolf Serkin1
1990Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Capriccio brilliantMendelssohn; Rudolf Serkin2
1991String Sextet No. 2 / Horn TrioBrahms; Myron Bloom, Michael Tree, Rudolf Serkin51
1991Concerti Per Pianoforte E Orchestra In Do Maggiore KV 467 E KV 503W. A. Mozart / R. Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, C. Abbado1
1992Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4Beethoven; Arturo Toscanini, Ania Dorfmann, Rudolf Serkin, NBC Symphony Orchestra1
1993Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34 / Piano Quartet in A major, op. 26Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, Busch Quartet2
1993Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2; Strauss: BurleskeBrahms, Strauss; Rudolf Serkin1
1997Piano Concertos nos. 16 & 20Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado1
2000String Quartet in B-flat major, op. 67 / Piano Quartet in G minor, op. 25Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, Busch Quartet1
200224 Préludes, Op. 28 (The Unreleased Recording)Chopin; Rudolf Serkin1
2002Beethoven: Piano Concertos no. 3 & no. 5Beethoven; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolf Serkin1
2004Sonate D. 959 / Four Impromptus D. 935Franz Schubert; Rudolf Serkin1
2004Chromatic Fantasy / Italian Concerto / Goldberg Variations (aria)Bach; Rudolf Serkin1
2004Piano Concerto No. 2 / Klavierstücke Op. 119Brahms; Rudolf Serkin1
2007Mendelssohn: Prelude and Fugue in E / Brahms: Klavierstücke / Beethoven: 32 Diabelli VariationsRudolf Serkin1
2007Piano Concerto No. 14 K. 449 / Piano Concerto No. 21 / March In D Major K. 335 / Six German Dances K. 571Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, English Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Schneider1
2008Sonatas for Piano and CelloLudwig van Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, Pablo Casals1
2008Piano Sonata No. 29 , Op. 106 'Hammerklavier' / Piano Sonata No. 31, Op. 110Beethoven; Serkin1
2012Piano Concerto no. 5, op. 73, in E-flat "Emperor"Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1
2012Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op. 58 / Piano Concerto no. 2 in B-flat, Op 19Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1
2017Rudolf Serkin and Adolf Busch Play Bach, Beethoven & SchumannBeethoven, Bach, Schumann; Adolf Busch, Rudolf Serkin1
2017Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, op. 83Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy2
2017Concerto in A minor for Piano and Orchestra, op. 54Robert Schumann; Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1
2017Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op 15 [1947 Recording]Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, Fritz Reiner, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra1
2017Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K. 413 / Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Alexander Schneider1
2017Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat, K. 271 / Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Alexander Schneider1
2017Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466 / Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major, K. 482Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1
2017Piano Concerto No. 1 in D, op. 15Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell1
2017Sonata in C-sharp minor, op.27/2 "Moonlight" / Sonata no.26 in Eb Major, op.81a "Les Adieux"Ludwig van Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
2017Trio no. 4 in D major, op. 70 "Ghost" / Fantasia in G minor, op. 77 / Sonata no. 24 in F-sharp major, op. 78Beethoven; Busch-Serkin Trio, Rudolf Serkin1
2020The Art of Rudolf SerkinRudolf Serkin1
CBS Great Performances, Volume 66: Piano Concerto no. 1 (1968)Brahms; Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell, Rudolf Serkin1
Conciertos para piano y orquesta Nº 22 y 23Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado1
Chamber and Instrumental Works by BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, Adolf Busch, Hermann Busch1
Klavierkonzerte Nos. 20 & 21Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, Rudolf Serkin1
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat majorBrahms; Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell, Rudolf Serkin1
Piano Concertos nos. 15 & 22Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado51
Piano Concertos nos. 20 & 27Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado1
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat "Emperor", op. 73Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic, Bruno Walter1
Piano Quartet no. 1Johannes Brahms; Rudolf Serkin, Adolf Busch, Hugo Gottesmann, Hermann Busch1
Rudolf Serkin plays SchubertSchubert; Rudolf Serkin1
Sonata no. 9 in A major for Violin and Piano, op. 47Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin, Adolf Busch1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1957Piano Concertos Nos. 17 and 25Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell2
1965The Six Brandenburg ConcertosJohann Sebastian Bach; Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin, Alexander Schneider1
1972Piano Concertos No. 1, No. 2Brahms; Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell, Rudolf Serkin1
1984Klavierkonzerte Nos. 25 & 27Mozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, Rudolf Serkin1
1987Piano Concertos nos. 23 & 24Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado2
1988Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 15 / Concerto No. 3 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 37Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin2
1988Diabelli-Variations / Bagatelles Op. 119Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
1990Piano Concertos 4 & 5Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
1990Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor / Piano Quartet no. 2 in ABrahms; Arthur Rubinstein, Pro Arte Quartet, Rudolf Serkin, Busch Quartet1
1990Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 4 / Reger: Piano ConcertoSerguei Sergueievich Prokofiev; Max Reger; Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy51
1990Piano Concertos Nos. 21 & 27Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado5
1990The Four Piano Concertos / Capriccio BrillanteMendelssohn Bartholdy; Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Gold & Fizdale, Rudolf Serkin1
1991Piano ConcertosGrieg, Schumann; Philippe Entremont, Rudolf Serkin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy2
1991Piano Concertos nos. 1, 2 / Violin Concerto, op. 64Felix Mendelssohn; Rudolf Serkin, Isaac Stern54
1992Piano Sonatas Nos. 8 "Pathétique", 29 "Hammerklavier", Fantasia in G minor / B majorBeethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
1992Références: Violinsonaten, Opp. 78, 100 / Horntrio, Op. 40Johannes Brahms; Adolf Busch, Rudolf Serkin, Aubrey Brain1
1992Missa Solemnis / Choral Fantasy / Theresia MassBeethoven, Haydn; Leonard Bernstein, Rudolf Serkin, New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra1
1992Piano Concertos no. 3 & no. 5 "Emperor"Beethoven; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolf Serkin2
1992Piano Concerto No. 1 • Introduction And Allegro • Capriccio BrillantBrahms, Schumann, Mendelssohn; Rudolf Serkin, George Szell, Eugene Ormandy1
1993The Complete Cello Sonatas / Variations on Themes from Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte"Ludwig van Beethoven; Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin1
1999Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 90: Rudolf SerkinBeethoven, Mozart; Rudolf Serkin1
2002Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Tragic Overture / Academic Festival OvertureBrahms; Rudolf Serkin, Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell1
2003Rudolf Serkin plays Beethoven: Three Favorite SonatasBeethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
2004Die Brandenburgischen KonzerteJohann Sebastian Bach;Pablo Casals,Rudolf Serkin, Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Peter Serkin1
2004Schubert: Musical Moments / Schumann: Piano ConcertoSchubert, Schumann; Rudolf Serkin1
2005Conciertos para piano nº 21 y 27 / Sonatas para pianoMozart; Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, Christoph Eschenbach41
2006Piano ConcertosMozart; Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Abbado1
2006Beethoven: Trios op. 70:2 / op. 97 »Archduke« / Schumann: Trios op. 80 / op. 100 etc.Beethoven, Schumann; Rudolf Serkin, Szymon Goldberg, Sándor Végh, Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Yehudi Menuhin, Eugene Istomin, Pablo Casals1
2006Sinfonía concertante / Concierto 22 para piano y orquestaMozart; Pablo Casals, Stern, Serkin, Primrose, Perpignan Festival Orchestra1
2011Rudolf Serkin joue SchubertFranz Schubert;Rudolf Serkin1
2012Rudolf Serkin plays BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
2012Treasures of Chamber Music, Volume 2Emanuel Ax, Juilliard String Quartet, Kim Kashkashian, Gidon Kremer, Jaime Laredo, Yo‐Yo Ma, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Mstislav Rostropovich, Rudolf Serkin, Isaac Stern, Tal & Groethuysen1
2013Variations Diabelli / Sonate "Appassionata"Beethoven; Rudolf Serkin1
2014Sonatas for Cello and Piano (Complete)Beethoven; Pau Casals, Rudolf Serkin1
2017The Complete Columbia Album CollectionRudolf Serkin1
2017Concertos pour piano, Vol II: Nos. 12, 14, 15, 17, 18 et 26Mozart; Edwin Fischer, Friedrich Gulda, Lili Kraus, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Rudolf Serkin2

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