The two piano concerts - the most popular works of Liszt, rightfully earned the widest recognition and love of performers and listeners.
The main motive of First Concert was written in 1830, while the final version dates back to 1849. The premiere took place in Weimar in 1855, the conductor was Hector Berlioz. Musical images in this work are very bright, party soloist and orchestra are very masterly. Contrast change episodes underscores the dramatic intent of the work.