Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 (Lobgesang), Markus Stenz, the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest

Conducted by Markus Stenz, the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Dutch abbreviation RFO) plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 52, commonly known as Lobgesang (Hymn of Praise). Recorded on 23 January 2015 in De Vrijdag van Vredenburg, TivoliVrededenburg, Utrecht.

Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries (Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela, Gustavo Dudamel)

Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela plays Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” (German: Walkürenritt or Ritt der Walküren), the beginning of act 3 of Die Walküre, (The Valkyrie), WWV 86B, an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer himself. It is the second …

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade (Rotterdam Philharmonic, Claus Peter Flor)

Conducted by Claus Peter Flor, the Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov‘s Scheherazade, Op. 35, a symphonic suite composed in 1888. Recorded on Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at the main hall of De Doelen in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op. 11 “Gassenhauer” (Meyer, Steckel and Le Sage)

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11, also known as “Gassenhauer Trio”, played by the French clarinetist Paul Meyer, the German cellist Julian Steckel and the French pianist Éric Le Sage. Recorded at The Sunday Morning Concert, on February 1st, 2015, Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Published by the AVROTROS Klassiek channel.