Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” [Alina Bercu]

Accompanied by the Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar (the Orchestra of the Liszt University), the Romanian classical pianist Alina Bercu performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor”. Conductor: Nicolás Pasquet. Recorded at the Weimarhalle, Weimar on November 16, 2017.

Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata [Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky]

Great Argentine pianist Martha Argerich and the Soviet-born Israeli cellist Mischa Maisky perform Franz Schubert’s Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821, also known as the “Arpeggione Sonata”. The sonata is originally written for arpeggione, a six-stringed musical instrument, fretted and tuned like a guitar, but bowed like a cello, and thus …

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 “The Great” [Marek Janowski, Dresdner Philharmonie]

Conducted by the famous Polish-German conductor Marek Janowski, the Dresdner Philharmonie (Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Frans Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C major, D 944, known as “The Great”, the final symphony of the composer. The renowned German orchestra celebrated its 150th anniversary with this concert in 2020.