Christmas in Vienna 2016: the complete concert, produced and broadcast by the ORF. Soloists: Angela Denoke (soprano), Vesselina Kasarova (soprano), Noah Stewart (tenor), Günter Haumer (baritone). Wiener Sängerknaben (Vienna Boys’ Choir), Wiener Singakademie (chorus of Vienna Singing Academy) and ORF Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien (ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna). Conductor: Erwin Ortner.
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Wiener Philharmoniker’s (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) New Year Concert in 2009. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. The New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is a concert of classical music that takes place each year in the morning of New Year’s Day in Vienna, Austria.
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Conducted by Phillip A. Swan, Lawrence Symphony Orchestra, Viking Chorale and Cantala Concert Choir perform The Creation (German: Die Schöpfung), an oratorio written between 1797 and 1798 by Joseph Haydn (H. 21/2). It is considered by many to be the Austrian composer’s masterpiece. Soloists: Emily Birsan (soprano): Gabriel, Eva; Luke Honeck (tenor): Uriel; Evan Bravos (bass): Raphael, Adam. Recorded on April 29, 2016.
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Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2. Recorded live in Berlin in 2005.
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Considered by many to have been the greatest cellist of the 20th century, and one of the greatest of all time, Mstislav Rostropovich plays Joseph Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb/1. Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Rostropovich also conducts.
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Conducted by the German conductor and cellist Philipp von Steinaecker, Musica Saeculorum performs The Creation (German: Die Schöpfung), an oratorio written between 1797 and 1798 by Joseph Haydn (H. 21/2), and considered by many to be the Austrian composer’s masterpiece. Recorded live at Aus dem Dom zu Brixen on September 12, 2012.
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Conducted by Frans Brüggen, Orchestra of the 18th Century plays Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 88 in G major (Hoboken 1/88), occasionally referred to as The Letter V referring to an older method of cataloguing Haydn’s symphonic output.
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German cellist Marie-Elisabeth Hecker plays Joseph Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb/1. Radio Kamer Filharmonie (RKF) (Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic) conducted by Philippe Herreweghe.
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Arguably, the greatest cellist of the 20th century, Mstislav Rostropovich plays Joseph Haydn’s Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra, Hob. VIIb/2, Op. 101 with the Academy of St. Martin in The Fields. The lead violinist is the greatly talented British violinist Iona Brown (1941-2004). A treasured violinist in her own right, she left us much too early.
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The Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 in D major (H. 1/104). BBC Proms 2012, London. Conductor: Bernard Haitink. It is Haydn’s last symphony, and the last of the twelve so-called London Symphonies, and is known (somewhat arbitrarily, given the existence of eleven others) as the London Symphony.
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