Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 (Bernstein)

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker), Conductor & Soloist: Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990); the American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. Recorded at the Wiener Musikverein in 1970.

Maurizio Pollini plays Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1

Italian classical pianist Maurizio Pollini plays Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op. 15 at Semperoper, Dresden. Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann. Recorded in June 2011.

A Recital by Pavarotti and Levine (1988)

A recital by the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti and James Levine. Recorded in 1988 at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, this recital captures Pavarotti in his prime accompanied by the American conductor and pianist James Levine on the piano. Enjoy!

Arthur Rubinstein plays Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (London Symphony Orchestra, conductor: André Previn)

Accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra, widely regarded as one of the greatest Chopin interpreters of his time, the Polish American classical pianist Arthur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) plays Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21. Conductor: André Previn.

Schumann – Piano Concerto (Khatia Buniatishvili)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), Georgian concert pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54. Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Recording during the Rheingau Musik Festival 2012 in Wiesbaden, Kurhaus, on August 23, 2012.