Pianist Zoltan Kocsis Performs Bartok

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To accompany a concert performance of a seldom-performed piano concerto by Bela Bartok, NPR's Fred Child tells the story of the music's inception in the summer of 1945. Zoltan Kocsis is the pianist, with Sakari Oramo conducting the Finnish Radio Symphony in the Bartok Piano Concerto No. 3.



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