Accompanied by the French pianist and composer Jérôme Ducros, the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings Franz Schubert’s Ständchen (Serenade), a beautiful love song for voice and piano.
Category Archives: Romantic Era
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/Rubinstein: Turkish March [Evgeny Kissin]
Russian-born British classical pianist Evgeny Kissin plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Turkish March (Marcia alla turca) at the BBC proms. The popular piano arrangement of the piece was made by the famous Russian pianist and conductor Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894).
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.
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto [Julia Fischer, Iván Fischer]
Accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the German violinist Julia Fischer plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
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.
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto [Maxim Vengerov]
Accompanied by the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Soviet-born Israeli classical violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov. Recorded in Tokyo, Japan on June 30, 1993.
Chopin: Winter Wind [Evgeny Kissin]
Russian-born British and Israeli pianist Evgeny Kissin plays Étude Op. 25, No. 11 in A minor, a solo piano technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1836. The piece is often referred to as the Winter Wind in English and literarily Seasoned Plants in some other languages.
Tchaikovsky: “The Seasons” complete [Olga Scheps]
German classical pianist Olga Scheps performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “The Seasons”, Op. 37a, a set of twelve short character pieces for solo piano. This performance was recorded on April 29, 2016.