STEVE LAW’s EXCITING NEW PIANO CONCERTO RECORDING BY THE ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA
Steve Law’s exciting and melodic Piano Concerto (2021) fuses popular and classical music together in an original and memorable work.
It was recorded by the pianist Joseph Havlat, conductor David Watkin and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in July 2022. The recording was made with Emmy-Award winning producer Brad Michel with Parma Recordings and will be released on the Naxos of America label in Spring 2023.
Combining jazz and popular music in a concerto form, Steve Law’s Piano Concerto is a work bristling with memorable tunes and jazzy rhythms – taking us through romanticism, reflection, fear and joy and ending with a triumphant conclusion!
It is in three movements and lasts about 30 minutes.
I: Allegro non troppo
II: Theme and Variations
Theme – Andante mesto, Variation 1 – Andante, Variation 2 – Largo, Variation 3 – Pensieroso, Variation 4 – Piu felice, Variation 5 – Ostinato, Variation 6 – Allegrissimo 7 – Coda.
III: Lento – Allegro – Andante – Allegro
The recording has gone through the edit stage and is awaiting final mastering. It sounds amazing!
Until it’s release, here are some more thoughts and a rendition created with a work station by the composer:
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