Tabula Rasa, an ensemble from Saint Petersburg, Russia, performs their own rendition of Boléro, a one-movement orchestral piece by the French composer Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, the piece, which premiered in 1928, is Ravel’s most famous musical composition.
Ukrainian classical pianist Anna Fedorova performs Maurice Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit: Trois poèmes pour piano d’après Aloysius Bertrand, a suite of pieces for solo piano composed in 1908. Recorded at Annecy Classic Festival in August 2014.
Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), French classical pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major”. Conductor: Juraj Valčuha. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on September 30, 2016. Published by hr-Sinfonieorchester.
Conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Maurice Ravel’s La valse, poème chorégraphique pour orchestre (a choreographic poem for orchestra). Recorded at the hr-Sendesaal music venue on November 5, 2011.
Accompanied by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Argentine classical pianist Martha Argerich performs Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov.
Daniel Barenboim’s “50 years on stage concert” (2000) at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. Barenboim played Mozart, Beethoven, Albéniz, Chopin, Schubert, as well as many other composers. More than two hours of greatness, enjoy.
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Accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra (the British orchestra based in London), French classical pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major”. Composed between 1929 and 1930, the piece was commissioned by the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein (May 11, 1887 – March 3, 1961), who lost his right arm …
Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili performs Maurice Ravel’s La valse, poème chorégraphique pour orchestre (a choreographic poem for orchestra).
American violinist Joshua Bell and the German pianist Tobias Koch perform Maurice Ravel’s Tzigane, a rhapsodic composition for violin and piano (with optional luthéal attachment) by the French composer.