Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on March 10, 2017.
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German-Russian classical pianist Olga Scheps plays Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58. The piece was composed in 1844 and dedicated to Countess Emilie de Perthuis. A live recital at Mosel Musikfestival on August 30, 2015. Published by Lichtbilder Filmproduktion channel.
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European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in D minor, RV 565. The piece is actually Concerto No. 11 from L’estro armonico (the harmonic inspiration), Antonio Vivaldi’s Op. 3, is a set of 12 concertos for stringed instruments. The concerti were first published in Amsterdam in 1711. Recorded in 2011 in Modena. Director & violin: Enrico Onofri, Concertmaster: Johannes Pramsohler.
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Conducted by the Hungarian conductor and composer Iván Fischer, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (a symphony orchestra in the Netherlands, based at the Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92. Recorded at Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam in January 2014. Published by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra channel.
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Conducted by Alan Gilbert, the New York Philharmonic performs Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, widely known as “From the New World”, Op. 95, B. 178. Recorded on September 21, 2016, during the gala concert of the New York Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary season, Music Director Alan Gilbert’s farewell season, and “The New World Initiative” – the Philharmonic’s season-long, city-wide project revolving around Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony and its theme of “home”. Published by New York Philharmonic.
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Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), French classical pianist Hélène Grimaud performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor Concerto”. Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Recorded at Suntory Hallin Tokyo, Japan in June 2008.
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Accompanied by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, the Austrian pianist, poet and author Alfred Brendel performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Conductor: Claudio Abbado, one of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century.
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Conducted by the American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist Leonard Bernstein, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183/173dB. Mozart composed this symphony in October 1773, when he was just 17 year-old.
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Conducted by Marek Janowski, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, also known as the Rhenish. Composed from 2 November to 9 December 1850, it is the last symphony composed by the German romantic era composer. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on March 4, 2016. Published by hr-Sinfonieorchester.
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Accompanied by the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra (Radio Kamer Filharmonie), Brazilian classical pianist Nelson Freire performs Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54. Completed in the year 1845, is the only piano concerto written by the German Romantic era composer. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt. Recorded on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Published by AVROTROS klassiek.
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