Here are the top ten most viewed posts on andantemoderato.com in April 2016.
Double first prize winner Viktoria Mullova performs Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 at the 1980 Sibelius Violin Competition, Helsinki. Courtesy of the Finnish Broadcasting Company.
Accompanied by the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer performs Antonín Dvořák’s Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 (B.108). Conductor: David Zinman. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2014. Encore: Paul Hindemith – Violin Sonata in G Minor, Op. 11 No. 6, the 3rd movement.
Accompanied by the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer and the German cellist Daniel Müller-Schott perform Johannes Brahms’ Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, a concerto for violin, cello and orchestra. Conductor: Christoph Poppen. Recorded live on December 16, 2007.
Widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century, American-born violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin and the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century, perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonata No. 4 in C Minor for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1017. It …
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.
London-based Slovenian violinist Lana Trotovšek and Japanese classical pianist Yoko Misumi perform Fratres, meaning “brothers” in Latin, a composition by the Estonian composer of classical and sacred music Arvo Pärt.
Swedish violinist Dan Almgren (born 1961) and the Swedish pianist Stefan Bojsten (born 1955) play Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for violin and piano, FP 119. Recorded by SVT (the Swedish public service broadcaster) in 1985.
Accompanied by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Sérénade mélancolique in B-flat minor for violin and orchestra, Op. 26. Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov. Recorded during the Tchaikovsky Gala in Leningrad (currently Saint Petersburg).
Accompanied by the Orchestre de Paris, the Dutch violinist and violist Janine Jansen performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Recorded in January 2015.