Anna Fedorova performs Moonlight Sonata [Beethoven] and Ballade No. 4 [Chopin]

Ukrainian classical pianist Anna Fedorova performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, marked Quasi una fantasia, Op. 27, No. 2, commonly known as the “Moonlight Sonata”, and Frédéric Chopin’s Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52. This performance was recorded in TivoliVredenburg Utrecht for VPRO Vrije Geluiden: a music program …

Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand [Bertrand Chamayou, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra]

Accompanied by the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, the French pianist Bertrand Chamayou performs Maurice Ravel’s “Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major”. Conductor: Lorenzo Viotti. This performance was recorded during the AVROTROS Friday Concert on October 20, 2023, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Composed between 1929 and 1930, the piece was commissioned …

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 “Coronation” [Oxana Shevchenko]

Accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Oxana Shevchenko performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, K. 537, commonly known as the “Coronation Concerto”. Conductor: Benjamin Northey. This performance was recorded during the final round of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition on July 20.

Schumann: Piano Quintet [Martha Argerich and Friends]

Martha Argerich (piano), Freddy Varela Montero (violin), Tatiana Glava (violin), Fernando Rojas Huespe (viola), and Stanimir Todorov (cello) perform Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44. This performance was recorded during the first concert of the Festival Argerich at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 15, 2023.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 [İlyun Bürkev, Klassische Philharmonie Bonn Orchestra]

Accompanied by the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn Orchestra, the Turkish pianist İlyun Bürkev performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Conductor: Alexander Hülshoff. This performance was recorded at the Munich Herkules Hall on October 25, 2023, when Bürkev was only 15 years old!

Chopin: Waltz in A minor [Greg Niemczuk]

Polish classical pianist Greg Niemczuk plays Frédéric Chopin’s Waltz No. 19 in A minor, B. 150, a waltz for solo piano. The piece was written sometime between 1847 and 1849 but was not published until 1860, after the composer’s death. This performance was recorded in Ibsenhuset, Skien, Norway, on May 14, 2023.