Accompanied by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and the German cellist Maximilian Hornung perform Johannes Brahms’ Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, a concerto for violin, cello and orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
Accompanied by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Taiwanese-Australian classical violinist Ray Chen performs Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius. Conductor: Kent Nagano. Recorded on March 26, 2015. In this video, Chen plays on the 1715 “Joachim” Stradivarius.
Accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra, widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century, Yehudi Menuhin performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Sir Colin Davis. This 1962 filmed performance is a treasure of classical music, and was a specially recorded performance at BBC TV Center for […]
A musical chamber ensemble of string players based in Trondheim, Norway; the Trondheim Soloists perform “Summer” from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni). Soloist (violin): Mari Silje Samuelsen, 1984-born Norwegian classical violinist. Artistic Director: Øyvind Gimse. Video by Tor Melgalvis. Camera: Kjetil Andersen, Jan Gunnar Martinsen and Tor Melgalvis.
Moldovan-Austrian violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and the Turkish pianist Fazıl Say perform Franz Schubert’s Violin Sonata in A minor, D 385. The sonata is composed in 1816, when the Austrian composer was 19-year-old.
Camerata Quartet performs Polish guitarist and composer Gerard Drozd’s String Quartet, No. 3, Op. 155. From the 17th International Gliwice Guitar Festival. One of the beautiful pieces of contemporary music, enjoy!
Accompanied by the Verbier Festival Orchestra, French classical violinist Renaud Capuçon performs Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Jaap van Zweden.
Accompanied by the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra), French classical violinist Renaud Capuçon performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40; a composition for violin and orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur. Writen in 1802, it is one of two such compositions, the other being Romance No. 2 in F […]
German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and the American pianist Lambert Orkis perform Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 (“Thun” or “Meistersinger”).
Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili and the Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili perform Franz Schubert’s Rondo in B minor for violin and piano, D 895.