Accompanied by the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, the Spanish classical violinist María Dueñas performs Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77. Encore: Gabriel Fauré’s Après un rêve (After a Dream). Conductor: Joshua Weilerstein. Recorded on April 23, 2023.
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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 [Lucas Jussen]
Accompanied by the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, the Dutch classical pianist Lucas Jussen performs Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11. Concertmaster: Gordan Nikolić.
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 [Fazıl Say]
Accompanied by the Orchestre National de France, Turkish classical pianist Fazıl Say performs Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi. Recorded on October 6, 2014 at the Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris).
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto [Julia Fischer, London Philharmonic]
Accompanied by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer performs Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1 [María Dueñas]
Accompanied by the Latin Symphony Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin Competition winner Spanish violinist and composer María Dueñas performs Niccolò Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 6. Conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk. Recorded in 2018, when Dueñas was only 16 years old.
The Three Tenors sing Schubert: Ständchen [Serenade]
The most celebrated operatic singing trio of the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Three Tenors (Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras, and Plácido Domingo) sing Franz Schubert’s Ständchen (Serenade), a beautiful love song for originally voice and piano. Orchestre de Paris conducted by James Levine.
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 …
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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.
Beethoven: Violin Concerto [Hilary Hahn]
Accompanied by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, American classical violinist Hilary Hahn performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Encore: Gigue from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Partita for Violin No. 3. The performance opened the orchestra’s 2016-17 season.