Osorio Plays Chávez
Cedille CDR 90000 140
Chávez: Piano Concerto: I, Largo non troppo – Allegro agitato (20:16)
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano; National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico / Carlos Miguel Prieto
Rarely heard in concert or on disc, 20th-century Mexican composer Carlos Chávez’s spectacular Piano Concerto, completed in 1940, receives an insightful and compelling performance from Mexican-born pianist Jorge Federico Osorio. He’s joined by his native country’s flagship orchestra, the Orquestra Sinfónica Nacional de México and its music director, the dynamic young conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto.