Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez [Pepe Romero]

Accompanied by the Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret (Denmark Radio Symphony Orchestra), Spanish classical guitarist Pepe Romero performs Joaquín Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez”, a composition for classical guitar and orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Recording date: March 21, 2013.

Ezio Pinza and Lana Turner sing “You Belong To My Heart” from the movie “Mr. Imperium”

Italian bass Ezio Pinza sings “You Belong To My Heart” with Lana Turner, the American film and television actress. From the 1951 romantic musical drama film “Mr. Imperium” (UK title: “You Belong To My Heart”).

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue [Piano: Fazıl Say]

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), Turkish classical pianist Fazıl Say performs George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a 1924 musical composition for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Conductor: Miguel Prieto. Recorded live at Alte Oper Frankfurt on January 18, 2013.

Khachaturian: Violin Concerto [Haik Kazazyan]

Accompanied by the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, the Armenian violinist Haik Kazazyan plays Aram Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto in D minor at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, on the 6th of June 2008 (Aram Khachaturian 100th Anniversary Concert). Conductor: Pavel Kogan, the son of the legendary violin virtuoso Leonid Kogan.