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Beethoven – Violin Concerto (Itzhak Perlman)

Accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
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Vivaldi – Four Seasons (Karajan, Anne-Sophie Mutter)

Accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), the German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a group of four violin concerti. Opening concert of the Berlin Philharmonie Chamber Hall in 1987. Conductor (and harpsichord): Herbert von Karajan.
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Beethoven – Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”

Under the baton of the Dutch conductor and former violinist Bernard Haitink, who regarded as an authority on the music of Beethoven, the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 and the Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the Pastoral Symphony (German Pastoral-Sinfonie). For the Violin Concerto the Berliner Philharmoniker were joined by multi-awarded violinist Isabelle Faust. Recorded live at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, April 2015; published by the EuroArts channel.
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Shostakovich – Cello Concerto No. 1 (Gautier Capuçon)

Accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), the French cellist Gautier Capuçon performs Dmitri Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Opus 107. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
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Ravel – Piano Concerto (Hélène Grimaud)

Accompanied the Berliner Philharmoniker, the French classical pianist Hélène Grimaud plays Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major, a piano concerto in three movements and is heavily influenced by jazz, which the French composer had encountered on a concert tour of the United States in 1928. Conductor: Tugan Sokhiev.
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Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No.2

Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by the Hungarian composer, and is by far the most famous of the set. Both solo piano and orchestral versions. Piano version is played by the Italian pianist and composer Paolo Marzocchi, and the orchestral version is performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker (the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
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Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 (Daniel Barenboim and Zubin Mehta)

Daniel Barenboim plays Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23. Zubin Mehta conducts Berliner Philharmoniker (The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) in this 1990’s live outdoor concert. The sound and acoustics are well preserved for this not unexpectedly, excellent performance by Barenboim.
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Wagner – Ride of the Valkyries (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine)

Conducted by the American conductor and pianist James Levine, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) plays “Ride of the Valkyries”, (German: Walkürenritt or Ritt der Walküren), the beginning of act 3 of Die Walküre, (The Valkyrie), WWV 86B, an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer himself. From the Waldbühne Berlin – A Romantic Opera Night (1999).
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Rimsky-Korsakov – Flight of the Bumblebee (Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Zubin Mehta)

The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) performs Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee”, an orchestral interlude composed in 1899–1900 and written for the composers’ opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”. Conductor: Zubin Mehta. An amazing performance, enjoy!
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Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 “Choral” (Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Claudio Abbado)

Conducted by Claudio Abbado, one of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) with Swedish Radio Choir and Eric Ericson Chamber Choir performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, also known as the “Choral”, the final symphony of the German composer. Chorus Master: Tonu Kaljuste. Philharmonie, Berlin, May 1st, 2000. Enjoy.
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