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Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

PAUL BADURA-SKODA is one of the most important pianists of our time. A legendary artist who has been heard in all the world´s greatest concert halls, and for years was the pianist who had the largest number of records available in the market. His musical personality is characterized by complete immersion in music, a passionate search for the essential, and a sense of artistic responsibility. It soon becomes evident to any listener that he loves music with every part of his being.

In 1945, Badura-Skoda entered the Vienna Conservatory, and two years later won first prize in the Austrian Music Competition and a scholarship which allowed him to study with Edwin Fischer. These years laid the foundation for Badura-Skoda´s artistic future. In 1949, Wilhelm Furtwängler and Herbert von Karajan became aware of Badura-Skoda´s outstanding talent, and invited him to play concerts. Practically overnight the young viennese became a world-famous artist.

Paul Badura-Skoda has recorded a vast repertoire – more than 200 LPs and dozens of compact discs including the complete cycles of the piano sonatas of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert.

The Artist's Homepage: http://www.badura-skoda.com


Paul Badura-Skoda plays Franz Schubert

Sonata in B-flat major, D 960 Drei Klavierstücke, D 946

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 12251Katalog

FREE LISTENING: CD Sampler 2013

10 Years GENUIN classics

Ramón Ortega Quero, Oboe - cello project - Eckart Runge, Jacques Ammon - sonic.art, Saxophon quartet - Viviane Chassot, accordion - Kit Armstrong, piano - Andrej Bielow, violin - Adrian Brendel, cello - Amaryllis Quartett - Tobias Koch, Piano - Paul Badura-Skoda, piano - Nicolas Altstaedt, cello - José Gallardo, piano - Michael Schäfer, piano - Toutes Suites - Camerata Musica Limburg - Dresdner Philharmonie - Michael Sanderling, Conductor

FREE LISTENINGKatalog

Paul Badura-Skoda and Friends

Chamber Music / 4 CD-Box

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano - David Oistrach, violin - Jean Fournier, Violin - Antonio Janigro, Cello - Wolfgang Schneiderhan, Violin - Küchl Quartett

GEN 11200Katalog

Johannes Brahms

Piano Concerto No. 1

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano - Felix Korobov, Conductor - Orchestra of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre

GEN 89155Katalog

Joseph Haydn

Three Piano Concertos (No. 1 F major, No. 2 G major, No. 3 D major), recorded in 2008 in Vienna

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano - Wiener Concertverein

GEN 89145 Katalog

Franz Schubert

Sonata in A Minor D 784 Sonate in A Major D 959, recorded in 2008 in Vienna

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 88125Katalog

Ludwig van Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos

An 80th Birthday tribute Historic Recording 1951–58, was awarded the "Diapason d'Or"!

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano - Hermann Scherchen, Conductor - Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper

GEN 87102Katalog

The Sydney Recital

Piano works of Bach, Brahms, Bartók and Debussy - Live recording of the recital at the Sydney Opera House, 1982

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 86056Katalog

Franz Schubert: Three Piano Sonatas

Recorded 1972, First- time release!

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 86057Katalog

Intimate Readings of Schubert

Impromptus and Moments Musicaux, recorded in 2005

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 86055Katalog

The Last Recital

David Oistrakh and Paul Badura-Skoda in a live recording at the Musikverein Concert Hall in Vienna on May 29, 1974: Oistrakh's last recital. Was awarded the "Diapason d'Or"!

David Oistrach, violin - Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 85050Katalog

A Musical Biography

Recordings and live concerts of the world famous pianist. Plus an extra CD containing an exclusive interview of Badura-Skoda from 2003.

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

GEN 03016Katalog