Work: Piano Concerto No.1 in D-minor, Op 40 (1878)
Pianist: Francesco Caramiello
Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Francesco D'Avalos
Besides being a composer, Martucci was a noteworthy conductor who premiered two Wagner operas in Italy. He was a favourite of Toscanini. He has also composed two symphonies besides his two piano concerti. Piano Concerto No. 1 was premiered in 1878 It is a work that is influenced by the styles of Mendelssohn and Chopin.