In time for his 65th birthday in 2007, Daniel Barenboim has completed a cycle of Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano concertos. Recorded live at the prestigious Klavier-Festival Ruhr in May 2007, in the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, these recordings reflects both a very individual and special reading of Beethoven’s music and the artist’s life-long dedication to the composer. Staatskapelle Berlin; Daniel Barenboim, soloist and conductor.
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Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor “Quasi una fantasia”, Op. 27, No. 2, popularly known as the Moonlight Sonata. Recorded in 1983.
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Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, usually referred to as “The Tempest” (or Der Sturm in native German).
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The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a youth orchestra based in Seville, Spain, plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, also known as the “Choral”. Choir: National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. BBC Proms 2012.
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Accompanied by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), Maxim Vengerov (Born: August 20, 1974) performs Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
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The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) plays Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. Berlin State Opera House, 1998. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
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Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at BBC PROMS 2012.
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Itzhak Perlman plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Recorded live in November 1986 in Berlin.
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