Wien Moderne

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Anyone who heard Woodward make his way through the fantastic sound-world of this work in a Sydney Symphony Orchestra 20th century concert in the Town Hall will probably want to take the opportunity to hear it a leisure.  This recording of his 1992 performance of it in Vienna with the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra directed by Claudio Abbado, newly issued by DG in its Modern Vienna series, is an astonishing act of collaboration between a pianist of unique capacities and one of the most eminent and enlightened conductors of our time…..



“one of the great Chopinists of our times”  Artur Rubinstein