French mezzo-soprano Anne-Sophie Honoré performs Sébastien Le Camus’ “Laissez durer la nuit par” (English: let the night last). This performance was recorded on May 21, 2018.
Yamaha has been the leader in audio technology since the 1800s when it was first established as a reed organ manufacturing company. The birth of the grand piano in the 1900s was the start of a musical legacy that Yamaha pianos are known for today.
The oldest ensemble for Baroque music in the Netherlands, and possibly in the world, the Netherlands Bach Society performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto in A minor for four harpsichords, BWV 1065.
Three great versions of the Italian composer, painter, and writer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 99, by classical guitarists Thomas Viloteau, Flavio Sala, and John Williams.
Accompanied by the French chamber ensemble Le Consort, the French mezzo-soprano Eva Zaïcik performs Baroque cantatas. Harpsichord and conductor: Justin Taylor. A very beautiful Baroque music performance from young, talented musicians. Enjoy.
Scott Davie, Australian National University In a series marking the 250th year of his birth, we analyse the brilliance of Ludwig van Beethoven. When Beethoven died in 1827, thousands of pages of highly notated music were bequeathed to posterity. Yet unlike arts such as painting and sculpture, which communicate directly from the artist to the …
Stunning live performance of Antonín Dvořák’s chef-d’œuvre Piano Quintet No. 2 by an all-star ensemble of musicians: Polina Leschenko (piano), Janine Jansen (violin), Boris Brovtsyn (violin), Julian Rachlin (viola), and Mischa Maisky (cello). Recorded during the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival, Janine Jansen was the artistic leader of the festival) on December 28, …
Accompanied by the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, led by violinist Candida Thompson, the Italian pianist Beatrice Rana performs Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Piano Concerto in D-Minor, BWV 1052 (originally Harpsichord Concerto in D-minor, BWV 1052). Recorded on Friday the 5th of April 2019, during Het AVROTROS Vrijdagconcert in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
In a series marking the 250th year of his birth, we analyse the brilliance of Ludwig van Beethoven. Around 1806, Beethoven sought advice on violin fingering from the Italian violinist Felix Radicati in connection with the three great string quartets of his middle period, the so-called “Razumovsky” Quartets, Opus 59. Radicati impertinently asked whether Beethoven …
Dutch organist Gert van Hoef performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D-minor, BWV 565. The piece is Bach’s signature work for organ solo. Performed on the organ at the church Stephanuskerk at Hasselt, Netherlands. The organ was built in 1802.