Bach: Lute Suite in C minor, BWV 997 [Evangelina Mascardi, Baroque Lute]

One of the most prominent lute players on the international scene, the Argentine lutenist, guitarist, and theorbist Evangelina Mascardi performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Lute Suite in C minor, BWV 997. Recorded in Mondovì (Cuneo) on 26 February 2021 at the headquarters of the Academia Montis Regalis by Edoardo Lambertenghi and Alma Zeccara. Baroque Lute made …

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 “The Great” [Marek Janowski, Dresdner Philharmonie]

Conducted by the famous Polish-German conductor Marek Janowski, the Dresdner Philharmonie (Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Frans Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C major, D 944, known as “The Great”, the final symphony of the composer. The renowned German orchestra celebrated its 150th anniversary with this concert in 2020.

Mario Lanza and Kathryn Grayson sing Vogliatemi bene

American actress and coloratura soprano Kathryn Grayson and the American tenor and Hollywood star of Italian origin Mario Lanza sing Vogliatemi bene, a famous Italian aria from the Act 1 of Giacomo Puccini’s 1904 opera “Madama Butterfly”. From the 1950 MGM musical film “The Toast of New Orleans”.

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 [Alexandre Kantorow]

Accompanied by the Nederlands Kamerorkest (Netherlands Chamber Orchestra), French classical pianist Alexandre Kantorow performs Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21. Concertmaster and musical director: Gordan Nikolić. Recorded on October 12, 2020, at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve [Janine Jansen, Itamar Golan]

Accompanied by the Israeli pianist Itamar Golan on piano, Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performs Après un rêve, a classical art song composed by French composer Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924). It was originally written for voice and piano in 1877, with lyrics by Romain Bussine (1830-1899). The title translates to “After a Dream” in English.