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 …
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
Accompanied by the NDR Radiophilharmonie, French classical pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Recorded during the 2019 Beethoven Festival. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
American fortepianist and pianist Eric Zivian performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, marked Quasi una fantasia, Op. 27, No. 2, popularly known as the “Moonlight sonata” on fortepiano, the original instrument.
Accompanied by the Orchestre de Paris, the German pianist and conductor Christoph Eschenbach performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414, for his 70th birthday. Eschenbach also conducts the orchestra. Recorded on February 20, 2010, at the Salle Pleyel, Paris.