Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 [Marios Papadopoulos]

Accompanied by the Pan-European Philharmonia, the Cypriot-born British pianist Marios Papadopoulos performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15. Conductor: Peter Tiboris. Recorded at the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio on March 23, 2023. Encore: Für Elise.

Chopin: Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2 [Anna Fedorova]

Ukrainian classical pianist Anna Fedorova plays Frédéric Chopin’s Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2, the second work of his opus 64, and the companion to the more famous “Minute Waltz” (Op. 64, No. 1). An excerpt from the concert recorded in public at studio 106 of the Maison de la Radio on November …

Chopin: 12 Études Op. 25 [Yunchan Lim]

South Korean pianist Yunchan Lim plays Frédéric Chopin’s second set of Études, “Études Op. 25”. This performance was recorded during the 2019 Isang Yun Competition (an international music competition, held annually in Tongyeong, South Korea. It commemorates Isang Yun, 1917-1995, a Korean composer), where Yunchan Lim became the youngest-ever winner at only fifteen years old.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 [Martha Argerich]

Accompanied by the Polish-based early music orchestra {oh!} Orkiestra Historyczna, the legendary Argentine pianist Martha Argerich performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15. Conductor: Václav Luks. Both the orchestra and Argerich play on period instruments. Argerich plays on an Erard grand piano built in 1858. The Erard firm was …