Dutch cellist Harriet Krijgh and friends perform Antonín Dvořák’s Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81. B. 155, a quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello. The piece was composed between August 18 and October 8 of 1887, and was premiered in Prague on January 6, 1888. Performers: Harriet Krijgh, cello; Nikki Chooi: violin, Baiba Skride: violin, Amihai Grosz: viola, Magda Amara: piano. Recorded on June 30, 2017 during the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht in TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht. Published by AVROTROS Klassiek channel.
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hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) in concert: the German Premiere of Fazıl Say’s Preludes for saxophone quartet, string orchestra and percussion. Fazıl Say: piano, Peter Oundjian: conductor. Guest musicians: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet. Streamed live on April 28, 2017 by the hr-Sinfonieorchester 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 Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer performs Antonín Dvořák’s Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 (B.108). Conductor: David Zinman. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2014. Encore: Paul Hindemith – Violin Sonata in G Minor, Op. 11 No. 6, the 3rd movement.
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Conducted by the American conductor and violinist Marin Alsop, the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) (São Paulo State Symphony) performs Dvořák, Copland, Tower, Villa-Lobos, Ginastera and Lobo at the BBC Proms 2012. Soloist: Nelson Freire (piano). Recorded on August 15, 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
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Conducted by Sergiu Celibidache, the Münchner Philharmoniker (Munich Philharmonic Orchestra), plays Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”, Op. 95, B. 178. Recorded in 1991.
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Accompanied by the Orchestre de Paris, the French cellist Gautier Capuçon plays Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191, the last solo concerto of the Czech composer. Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Filmed in the Salle Pleyel in Paris and directed by François-René Martin.
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Antonín Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances are a series of 16 orchestral pieces written in 1878 and 1886 and published in two sets as Opus 46 and Opus 72 respectively.
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Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World,” Op. 95, B. 178.
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