Piano Concerto
Nigel Hess

177

Listen to this piece at composed.com now

Nigel Hess's work for piano and orchestra climbs 5 to reach its highest-ever Hall of Fame ranking

As modern piano concertos go, Nigel Hess' has to be one of the most revered. Originally commissioned by the Prince of Wales as a tribute to the memory of the Queen Mother, it has since been recorded by the likes of Lang Lang — testament to its status as a performers' concerto.