Vivaldi – Il gran mogul concerto (Basel Chamber Orchestra)

The Basel Chamber Orchestra (Kammerorchester Basel) plays Antonio Vivaldi’s Il gran mogul (The Grand Moghul) concerto for violin (RV 431a), written in the late 1720s or early 1730s. Giuliano Carmignola: conductor and violin. Recorded on January 4, 2014, at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Het Zondagochtend Concert.

Brahms – Violin Concerto (Hilary Hahn)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), American violinist Hilary Hahn plays the Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 by Johannes Brahms. Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Recorded at Alte Oper Frankfurt on March 21, 2014.

Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto (David Oistrakh)

Renowned Soviet classical violinist David Oistrakh performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Written in 1878, the piece is one of the best known violin concertos, and is considered one of the most technically difficult works for the violin. Performed and recorded in Moscow in 1968.

Beethoven – Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 (Violin: Renaud Capuçon)

French classical violinist Renaud Capuçon performs the Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50; a piece for violin and orchestra by Ludwig van Beethoven. From the Church of St. Nicolai, Leipzig, Germany: 20 Years Peaceful Revolution – Leipzig commemorates the 9th of October 1989. Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra) conducted […]

Brahms – Violin Sonata No.3 – Violin: Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Piano: Fazıl Say

Moldovan-Austrian violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Turkish pianist Fazıl Say perform Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108. Composed between 1878 and 1888, it is the last violin sonata of the German composer.

Bach – Concerto for Two Violins (Yehudi Menuhin and David Oistrakh)

American-born violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin and renowned Soviet classical violinist David Oistrakh play Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043, also known as the Double Violin Concerto or “Bach Double”. Orchestre de Chambre de la RTF conducted by Pierre Capdeville. Paris, Salle Pleyel 1958. A mesmerizing […]

Sibelius Violin Concerto (violin: James Ehnes)

Canadian concert violinist James Ehnes plays the Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius. hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Alte Oper Frankfurt, 17 April 2015.

Beethoven – Violin Concerto (Arabella Steinbacher)

Accompanied by the The RTVE Symphony Orchestra (Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española), German classical violinist Arabella Steinbacher plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Walter Weller. Recorded in Madrid on October 7, 2007.

Schubert – Piano Trio No. 1 (Janine Jansen)

Franz Schubert’s Trio No. 1 in B-flat major for piano, violin, and cello, D. 898; played by Janine Jansen (violin), Torleif Thedéen (cello) and Itamar Golan (piano). Recorded during Janine Jansen’s Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht in 2011.