Chausson: Poème [hr-Sinfonieorchester, Tjeknavorian, Altinoglu]

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), the Austrian violinist Emmanuel Tjeknavorian performs the French Romantic composer Ernest Chausson’s “Poème” for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25. Conductor: Alain Altinoglu. Recorded at the Alte Oper Frankfurt on November 22, 2022.

Maxim Vengerov and Daughter perform “Adagio” from Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe Concerto

Classical violinist Maxim Vengerov and his daughter Lisa Vengerova perform the second movement, “Adagio” from the Baroque composer Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor, S D935. Recorded in April 2020 during the Covid19 lockdowns.

Dvořák: Cello Concerto [Ella van Poucke]

Accompanied by the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Dutch abbreviation RFO), Dutch classical cellist Ella van Poucke performs Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191, the last solo concerto of the Czech composer. Conductor: Bas Wiegers. Recorded on March 17, 2023, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.

What does RV stand for Vivaldi? [Explained]

RV is the abbreviation of “Ryom-Verzeichnis”, the established inventory of Antonio Vivaldi’s music, devised by the Danish musicologist Peter Ryom (born 31 May 1937 in Copenhagen). Verzeichnis is the German word for catalog. So it can be translated as “Peter Ryom’s catalog of the works of Antonio Vivaldi”.

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 [Martha Argerich, Charles Dutoit & the Verbier Festival Orchestra]

Accompanied by the Verbier Festival Orchestra, the great Argentine pianist Martha Argerich performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23. Conductor: Charles Dutoit. Recorded at the Verbier Festival in 2014. Encore: Robert Schumann: “Scenes from Childhood,” Op. 15, No. 1.

Philippe Jaroussky & Thibaut Garcia perform Bonfá: Manhã de Carnaval [from the 1959 film Orfeu Negro/Black Orpheus]

French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the Franco-Spanish classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia perform “Manhã de Carnaval” (English: Carnival Morning), often referred to as “Black Orpheus”, a song by Brazilian composer Luiz Bonfá (17 October 1922 – 12 January 2001) and lyricist Antônio Maria (17 March 1921-15 October 1964). The song was the principal theme in the …