Ravel: Piano Concerto [Boris Giltburg]

Accompanied by the Residentie Orkest (Residentie Orchestra), the Dutch orchestra based in The Hague, the Russian-born Israeli classical pianist Boris Giltburg performs Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Conductor: Anja Bihlmaier. Recorded during the Sunday Morning Concert on September 4, 2022, in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

Ravel: Piano Concerto [Argerich, Gorelik]

Accompanied by the RTS Symphony Orchestra, the legendary Argentine classical concert pianist Martha Argerich performs Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Conductor: Luis Gorelik. Recorded on July 9, 2022, at the Kolarac Concert Hall in Belgrade. The piece was composed between 1929 and 1931. It is in three movements and is heavily influenced by jazz, which the …

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue [Hayato Sumino]

Accompanied by the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Japanese pianist Hayato Sumino performs Rhapsody in Blue, a 1924 musical composition written by George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Conductor: Kanade Yokoyama. In addition to piano, Sumino also plays melodica. Recorded on February 3, 2021, at …

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue [Khatia Buniatishvili]

Accompanied by the Orchestre National de Lyon, the Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili performs Rhapsody in Blue, a 1924 musical composition written by George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Recorded on February 11, 2017.

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue [Yuja Wang]

Accompanied by the Austrian chamber orchestra Camerata Salzburg, the Chinese classical pianist Yuja Wang performs George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Conductor: Lionel Bringuier. Composed in 1924, the work is for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Recorded during the Salzburger Festspiele on August 12, 2016.

Yenne Lee plays Autumn Leaves

South Korean classical guitarist Yenne Lee plays Autumn Leaves, a popular song and jazz standard composed by the Hungarian-born French composer Joseph Kosma (22 October 1905 – 7 August 1969) with lyrics by Jacques Prévert. Lee is playing a 2004 Pepe Romero Jr. classical guitar in cedar and maple. This performance is recorded at the …

Ravel: Piano Concerto [Argerich, Krivine]

Accompanied by the Orchestre National de France, Argentine classical concert pianist Martha Argerich performs Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine. Recorded on July 9, 2022, at the Kolarac Concert Hall in Belgrade. The piece was composed between 1929 and 1931. It is in three movements and is heavily influenced by jazz, which the …

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue [Adrian Brendle, Edward Gardner]

Accompanied by the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, German pianist Adrian Brendle performs George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a work for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Conductor: Edward Gardner.

Ravel: Boléro (Tabula Rasa)

Tabula Rasa, an ensemble from Saint Petersburg, Russia, performs their own rendition of Boléro, a one-movement orchestral piece by the French composer Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, the piece, which premiered in 1928, is Ravel’s most famous musical composition.

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue [Piano: Maja Babyszka]

Accompanied by the Arthur Rubinstein School of Music Symphony Orchestra, the Polish pianist Maja Babyszka performs George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a work for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Conductor: Henryk Wierzchoń. Composed in 1924, the work was premiered in an afternoon concert on Tuesday, February …