Pavarotti sings Recondita armonia and E lucevan le stelle from “Tosca” [Tokyo, 1989]

The great Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings Recondita armonia and E lucevan le stelle from Tosca, an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Recorded on December 19, 1989, at The Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From The New World” [hr-Sinfonieorchester, Andrés Orozco-Estrada]

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”, Op. 95, B. 178. Recorded at the Alte Oper Frankfurt on May 25, 2018.

Dvořák: Terzetto [Kang, Chang, Grosz]

Clara-Jumi Kang (violin), Hana Chang (Violin), and Amihai Grosz (viola) perform Antonín Dvořák’s Terzetto in C major, Op. 74 (B. 148), a chamber work for two violins and viola, published in 1887. This performance was recorded during the Evening Concert of the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht on December 29, 2022, at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, …

Janine Jansen and Jean-Yves Thibaudet perform Debussy, Grieg, and Chausson

Dutch violinist Janine Jansen and the French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet perform “Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor, L. 140” (Claude Debussy), “Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major, Op. 13” (Edvard Grieg), and “Concerto for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet in D Major, Op. 21” (Accompanied by the Dover Quartet) (Ernest Chausson). This …

Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune [Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, James Gaffigan]

Conducted by James Gaffigan, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra performs Claude Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (L. 86), known in English as Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, a symphonic poem for orchestra. This performance was recorded during an AVROTROS Friday Concert on September 20, 2019, at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.