Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte [Ramon van Engelenhoven]

Dutch pianist Ramon van Engelen­hoven performs Pavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess), a work for solo piano by Maurice Ravel, written in 1899 while the French composer was studying at the Conservatoire de Paris under the French composer Gabriel Fauré. This performance was recorded on August 19, 2023, during the supporting …

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 [Francesco Piemontesi]

Accompanied by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, the Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595. First performed early in 1791, the year of his death, it is Mozart’s last piano concerto. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt. This performance was recorded on December 11, 2020, without a live audience.

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 [Elisabeth Leonskaja]

Accompanied by the Concertgebouw Kamerorkest (Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra), the Austrian pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414. Recorded during the Sunday Morning Concert on March 12, 2023, at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bach: Piano Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052 [András Schiff]

Accompanied by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian-born British classical pianist András Schiff performs Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Piano Concerto in D-Minor, BWV 1052 (originally Harpsichord Concerto in D-minor, BWV 1052). This performance was taken from András Schiff‘s performance at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 1975. Conductor: Charles Groves. Schiff was tied with the …

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 [Yuja Wang]

Accompanied by the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Chinese pianist Yuja Wang performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung. This performance was recorded on September 8, 2019, at the Palace Hall (Sala Palatului), Bucharest, Romania, during the George Enescu Festival.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” [Rosalía Gómez Lasheras]

Accompanied by the Duisburger Philharmoniker (Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra), Spanish pianist Rosalía Gómez Lasheras performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor Concerto”. Conductor: Joseph Bastian. This performance was recorded in Dortmund in 2018.

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 7 “Lodron” [Arthur and Lucas Jussen]

Accompanied by the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Arthur and Lucas Jussen brothers perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Concerto for three pianos and orchestra in F major, No. 7, K. 242 (Piano Concerto No. 7). Conductor: Markus Stenz. Recorded on September 23, 2016, at the TivoliVredenburg Utrecht. Mozart eventually recomposed it for himself and another pianist in 1780 …