Accompanied by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15. Conductor: Zubin Mehta. Recorded in July 2015.
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Famous Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings “E lucevan le stelle”, a romantic aria from the third act of Giacomo Puccini’s opera Tosca, composed in 1900 to an Italian libretto by the Italian librettists Luigi Illica (9 May 1857 – 16 December 1919) and Giuseppe Giacosa (21 October 1847 – 1 September 1906). This is from a 1992 production in which Tosca was performed in the actual Roman settings described in the libretto. Moreover, the scenes take place at the appropriate times of day. Rome, June 1800.. The orchestra (Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma) was a few miles away. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
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Here are the top ten most viewed posts on andantemoderato.com in June 2016.
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Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday. Mehta is the Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. 1st day: Khatia Buniatishvili performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Vladimir Horowitz version of the Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor, S.244/2, the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt. 2nd day: Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, also known as “The Titan”.
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Conducted by Zubin Mehta, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Einzugsmarsch from the “Zigeunerbaron” (The Gypsy Baron), an operetta in three acts by Johann Strauss II. Recorded at the the Heldenplatz in Vienna on May 29, 1999. Published by the EuroArts channel.
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French composer and pianist Francis Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor, FP 61. Soloists (piano): Tomer Gewirtzman and Daniel Borovitzky. The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta. Live recording from the annual gala concert of the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in the Tel Aviv University on February 16, 2011.
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Most popular operatic singing group during the 1990s and early 2000s, the Three Tenors, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo and José Carreras sing Nessun Dorma, a very famous tenor aria from Giacomo Puccini’s opera in three acts, Turandot. Recorded on July 7, 1990 in Rome as the first Three Tenors concert with the orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma under Zubin Mehta, on the eve of Italia 90. The recording, released on the Decca Classics label, won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance in 1991 (33rd Grammy Awards).
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Wiener Philharmoniker’s (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) New Year Concert 2007, a concert of classical music that takes place each year in the morning of New Year’s Day in Vienna, Austria. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
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Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Gondellied from “Eine Nacht in Venedig” (English: A Night in Venice, an operetta in three acts by Johann Strauss II). The Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) conducted by Zubin Mehta. Published by EuroArts channel.
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Here are the top ten most viewed posts on andantemoderato.com in October 2015. “Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1” is still leading the list, but with the different pianist: Daniel Barenboim replaced the Chinese pianist Lang Lang.
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