Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade [Rotterdam Philharmonic, Claus Peter Flor]

Conducted by Claus Peter Flor, the Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov‘s Scheherazade, Op. 35, a symphonic suite composed in 1888. Recorded on Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at the main hall of De Doelen in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op. 11 “Gassenhauer” [Meyer, Steckel and Le Sage]

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11, also known as “Gassenhauer Trio”, played by the French clarinetist Paul Meyer, the German cellist Julian Steckel and the French pianist Éric Le Sage. Recorded at The Sunday Morning Concert, on February 1st, 2015, Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Published by the AVROTROS Klassiek channel.

Flórez sings “Heut’ nacht hab’ ich geträumt von Dir” by Emmerich Kálmán

Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings Emmerich Kálmán’s “Heut’ Nacht hab’ ich geträumt von Dir”, The Violet of Montmartre – “This night I dreamed of you”. This marvelous aria is a so-called filler. It’is often embedded in a concert performance of Die Csárdásfürstin (an operetta in 3 acts by Hungarian composer Emmerich Kálmán), because …

Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine (Vespers of 1610) [John Eliot Gardiner]

Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine (Vespers for the Blessed Virgin; SV 206 and 206a); also called Vespers of 1610. Sir John Eliot Gardiner at the Versailles Chapelle Royale with the Monteverdi Choir, the English Baroque Soloists, and the Pages du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, Palace of Versailles, 2014.