Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 [Yunchan Lim]

Accompanied by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, South Korean pianist Yunchan Lim performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30. Conductor: Marin Alsop. Recorded during the Final Round of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, on June 17, 2022, where Lim won the gold medal and became …

Bizet/Waxman/Kugel: Carmen Fantasie [Dana Zemtsov & Anna Fedorova]

Violist Dana Zemtsov and pianist Anna Fedorova perform Carmen Fantasie, part of Franz Waxman’s score to the 1946 movie Humoresque, arranged for viola and piano by the Ukrainian violist and composer Michael Kugel. Recorded during the Afternoon concert at the International Chamber Music Festival 2021 on July 1, 2021, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.

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.

Chausson: Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21 [Janine Jansen, Sunwook Kim, Opus13]

Dutch violinist Janine Jansen, South Korean pianist Sunwook Kim, and the string quartet based in Oslo, Norway, Opus13 perform Ernest Chausson’s Concert for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21. Recorded on December 30, 2022, during the final concert of the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht (International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht) in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.

Chopin: Nocturne No. 20 [Violin: Caroline Adomeit]

Accompanied by Nadiya Kholodkova on piano, young violinist Caroline Adomeit plays Frédéric Chopin’s Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp minor, Op. posth., Lento con gran espressione, P 1, No. 16, KKIVa/16, WN 37, a solo piano piece composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1830 and published in 1870.

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, …