During the year 1812 Carl Czerny gave the Viennese première of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto. Just ten days later he sat down to begin composing a grand E Flat Major Concerto of his own.

Rosemary Tuck and Richard Bonynge Rosemary Tuck and Richard Bonynge at Australia House, London

A monumental work, it promised much to come in the future of the young composer – then only 21 years old. The sheer scale of the work...

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