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Vienna Philharmonic New Year Concert 2009 (Barenboim)

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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Haydn – The Creation (Lawrence Symphony Orchestra and Choirs)

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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Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 1 (Rostropovich)

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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Haydn – The Creation (Musica Saeculorum conducted by Philipp von Steinaecker)

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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Haydn – Symphony No. 88 (Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen)

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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Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 1 (Cello: Marie-Elisabeth Hecker)

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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Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 2 (Rostropovich and ASMF)

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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Haydn – Symphony No. 104 (London Symphony) – BBC Proms 2012

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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