Albinoni: Adagio [Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra]

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra performs Adagio in G Minor for violin, strings, and organ continuo, a neo-Baroque composition popularly attributed to the 18th-century Venetian master Tomaso Albinoni (8 June 1671 – 17 January 1751), but actually composed by 20th-century musicologist and Albinoni biographer Remo Giazotto (September 4, 1910, Rome – August 26, 1998, Pisa). 1st …

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1 [Argerich, Rabinovitch-Barakovsky]

Accompanied by the Orchestre Symphonique de Flandres, Argentine classical pianist Martha Argerich performs Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, Op. 10 by Sergei Prokofiev, regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. Filmed at the La Roque d’Anthéron festival on July 29th, 2005. Conductor: Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky.

Pavarotti sings Granada [Agustín Lara]

The legendary Italian tenor, Luciano Pavarotti sings Agustín Lara’s Granada, a song about the Spanish city of Granada written in 1932 by the Mexican composer. New York City Opera Orchestra conducted by Leone Magiera, the Italian pianist, and conductor. He was Luciano Pavarotti’s childhood friend and was his piano accompanist and the preferred conductor.

Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra [Mehta/Gewirtzman-Borovitzky]

Accompanied by the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony Orchestra, Tomer Gewirtzman and Daniel Borovitzky perform the French composer and pianist Francis Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor, FP 61. Conductor: Zubin Mehta. Live recording from the annual gala concert of the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the Tel Aviv University on …