Mozart: Sonata for Two Pianos (Argerich, Barenboim)

Argentine classical pianist Martha Argerich and pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K. 448. This performance, performed at Berlin’s Philharmonie in 2014, brings together two of Argentina’s greatest classical musicians.

Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Isabelle Faust, Bernard Haitink, and the Berliner Philharmoniker)

Accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), German classical violinist Isabelle Faust performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Bernard Haitink. The concert was held in the Festspielhaus Baden Baden in 2015 as part of the city’s Easter Festival.

Mozart: Clarinet Quintet (IKFU 2021)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet, K. 581. On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, violist Amihai Grosz and his friends from Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) shone in a musical spectacle of the highest level during the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht. Due to the lockdown, the original program of this edition of the …

Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy (Hilary Hahn, hr-Sinfonieorchester, Orozco-Estrada)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), American classical violinist Hilary Hahn performs Pablo de Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25, a violin fantasy on themes from Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera Carmen. Conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Recorded at the Alte Oper Frankfurt on June 17, 2021. Yet another brilliant performance by Hilary Hahn.

Concert for Peace: Beethoven’s Eroica and Schubert’s Unfinished. Barenboim & the Staatskapelle Berlin

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Eroica as a symbol against the war in Ukraine: Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Staatsopernchor perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”), Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished Symphony”) and Mykhailo Verbytsky’s Ukrainian national anthem at the Concert for Peace. Recorded on March 6, 2022 at the Berlin Staatsoper …

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Anna Fedorova)

Accompanied by the Strijkers van de Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Ukrainian classical pianist Anna Fedorova performs Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21. Conductor: Yves Abel. Recorded on September 6, 2020 at the Het Concertgebouw (The Royal Concertgebouw, a concert hall in Amsterdam).

Mario Lanza sings La Donna è Mobile (Rigoletto)

American tenor and Hollywood film star of Italian origin, Mario Lanza sings “La donna è mobile”, the Duke of Mantua’s canzone from the beginning of act 3 of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto (1851). Clip from The Great Caruso, a 1951 biographical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Mario Lanza as the great Italian tenor Enrico …

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Andrés Orozco-Estrada)

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550. Recorded during the season-opening concert at Alte Oper Frankfurt on September 10, 2020.