Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 [Alexandre Kantorow]

Accompanied by the Nederlands Kamerorkest (Netherlands Chamber Orchestra), French classical pianist Alexandre Kantorow performs Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21. Concertmaster and musical director: Gordan Nikolić. Recorded on October 12, 2020, at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” [Zimerman, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernstein, 1989]

Accompanied by the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra), award-winning Polish-Swiss concert pianist Krystian Zimerman performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor” concerto. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Recorded at the Musikverein, Große Saal, Vienna in September 1989.

Chausson: Poème [hr-Sinfonieorchester, Tjeknavorian, Altinoglu]

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), the Austrian violinist Emmanuel Tjeknavorian performs the French Romantic composer Ernest Chausson’s “Poème” for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25. Conductor: Alain Altinoglu. Recorded at the Alte Oper Frankfurt on November 22, 2022.

Dvořák: Cello Concerto [Ella van Poucke]

Accompanied by the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Dutch abbreviation RFO), Dutch classical cellist Ella van Poucke performs Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191, the last solo concerto of the Czech composer. Conductor: Bas Wiegers. Recorded on March 17, 2023, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.