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.
Dutch violinist Janine Jansen and friends perform Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20 during the opening concert of the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) on December 27, 2019, in Utrecht.
Legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings La donna è mobile, one of the most famous and recognizable arias from the world of opera. Recorded during a concert at the Madison Square Garden, New York, in 1987. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emerson Buckley.
The most celebrated operatic singing trio of the late 1990s and early 2000s, The Three Tenors‘ 1996 London concert. The concert took place at Wembley Stadium, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra accompanied the famous tenors Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, and José Carreras. Conductor: James Levine.
Accompanied by the L.A. Philharmonic and the L.A. Music Center Opera Chorus, the most celebrated operatic singing trio of the late 1990s and early 2000s, The Three Tenors (Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras, and Plácido Domingo) perform “Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” (English: “Let’s drink from the joyful cups”), a famous duet with a chorus from Giuseppe Verdi’s La …
American operatic tenor Lawrence Brownlee and the American baritenor (the opera singer who can sing both baritone and tenor arias) Michael Spyres sing “All’idea di quel metallo”, a famous duet from Gioachino Rossini’s 1816 comic opera “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” (The Barber of Seville).
Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Franz Schubert’s Impromptu No. 3 in G-Flat Major, Op. 90, D. 899.
Accompanied by the German Youth Philharmonic orchestra, the German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer performs Edward Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
Accompanied by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer and the German cellist Daniel Müller-Schott perform Johannes Brahms’ Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, a concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra. Conductor: Alan Gilbert. Recorded on October 30, 2020, at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.