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 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.
Janine Jansen and Friends perform Béla Bartók’s Piano Quintet in C Major during Jansen’s Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht. The performance is recorded at the TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht on June 26, 2015. Published by AVROTROS Klassiek.
Latvian classical violinist Gidon Kremer and the Argentine pianist Martha Argerich perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 Opus 47, commonly known as the “Kreutzer Sonata”. A 1995 recording, enjoy!
Leonid Kogan, a preeminent Soviet violinist of the 20th century, performs Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20, a musical composition for violin and orchestra written in 1878 by the Spanish composer Pablo de Sarasate.
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.