Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 [Rosalía Gómez Lasheras]

Accompanied by the Noord Nederlands Orkest (North Netherlands Orchestra), Spanish pianist Rosalía Gómez Lasheras performs Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21. Conductor: Stefan Asbury. Recorded at the finale of the Young Pianist Festival in Amsterdam on November 24, 2013. Lasheras won the competition.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 “Pathétique” [Fortepiano: Shuann Chai]

Classical pianist Shuann Chai performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as the Sonata Pathétique. Chai plays a fortepiano built by the German piano maker Michael Rosenberger (1766-1832) in 1820. The piece is one of Beethoven’s most celebrated compositions. Recorded at Vredenburg Leeuwenbergh Utrecht on October 3, …

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 [Paul Lewis, Iceland Symphony Orchestra]

Accompanied by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, English classical pianist Paul Lewis performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Conductor: Matthew Halls. A wonderful rendition of the famous piece. Recorded on March 9, 2017.

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 [Menahem Pressler, Gulbenkian Orchestra & Leo Hussain]

Accompanied by the Gulbenkian Orchestra, German-born Israeli-American pianist Menahem Pressler performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 as part of the “Pianomania!” concert series. Conductor: Leo Hussain. This performance took place in 2018 in the Grand Auditorium at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, when Pressler was 94 years old.

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini [Anna Fedorova]

Accompanied by the Philharmonie Südwestfalen, Ukrainian classical pianist Anna Fedorova performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43, a concertante work that was written for piano and orchestra, closely resembling a piano concerto, all in a single movement. Conductor: Gerard Oskamp. Recorded on March 11, 2018, during The Sunday Morning Concert in …

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 [Tomás Alegre, András Schiff]

Accompanied by the Freixenet Chamber Orchestra, Argentine/Italian concert pianist Tomás Alegre performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, KV. 453. Conductor: the famous Hungarian-born British classical pianist and conductor Sir András Schiff. This performance was recorded at the Reina Sofía Museum of Madrid on June 23, 2022, and chaired by Queen …