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Tchaikovsky – The Seasons (Valentina Lisitsa)

Ukrainian classical pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays The Seasons, Op. 37a, a set of twelve short character pieces for solo piano by the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Recorded at the Schaubühne Lindenfels Leipzig in 2016. Lisitsa also reads the poetic epigraphs contained in the Russian edition (all chosen by the publisher Nikolay Matveyevich Bernard, the editor of the St. Petersburg music magazine Nouvellist, who commissioned the pieces).
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Valentina Lisitsa plays the 3rd movement of “The Tempest” (Beethoven) and records it with a GoPro

Ukrainian pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays the 3rd movement (Allegretto) of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, usually referred to as “The Tempest”, and records it using a GoPro. An interesting video to see from a classical pianist’s point of view. Enjoy!
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Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466 – Piano: Valentina Lisitsa

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466, Freiburger Mozart-Orchester, Conductor: Michael Erren. Piano: Valentina Lisitsa, a Ukrainian-born (Kiev, 1973) and trained classical pianist who resides in North Carolina. Filmed live May 20, 2012, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.
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Valentina Lisitsa plays Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 Mov. 1,2,3

Valentina Lisitsa plays Beethoven’s The Piano Sonata No. 14 “Quasi Una Fantasia” Opus 27 No. 2, also known as the “Moonlight Sonata”. Completed in 1801 and dedicated in 1802 to his pupil, Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, it is one of Beethoven’s most popular compositions for the piano. The piece is named “The Moonlight Sonata” by poet Ludwig Rellstab who, in 1832, had this inspiration on a moon lit night on the banks of the Lucerna River.
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