Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 [María Dueñas]

Accompanied by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, the Spanish violinist María Dueñas performs German Romantic era composer Max Bruch’s (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920) Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, one of the most popular violin concertos in the classical repertoire. Encore: Caprice No. 5 by Niccolò Paganini. Conductor: Manfred Honeck. …

Beethoven: Violin Concerto [Leonid Kogan, 1977]

Accompanied by the Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, a preeminent Soviet violinist of the 20th century, Leonid Kogan performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine. Encore: Johann Sebastian Bach: Sarabande from the Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004. This performance was recorded at the …

Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Op. 18 [Netherlands Philharmonic, Lorenzo Viotti]

Conducted by Lorenzo Viotti, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky‘s symphonic poem The Tempest, Symphonic Fantasia after Shakespeare, Op. 18. Recorded during an AVROTROS Friday concert on October 20, 2023, at the Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht.

Gabriel Fauré: Pavane, [Cracow Young Philharmonic, Tomasz Chmiel]

Conducted by Tomasz Chmiel, the Cracow Young Philharmonic Orchestra performs Gabriel Fauré’s Pavane in F-sharp minor, Op. 50, a short work by the French composer written in 1887. Recorded during the 2013 Polish Nationwide Music Schools’ Symphonic Orchestras Competition. This performance has won the Audience Award.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” [Rosalía Gómez Lasheras]

Accompanied by the Duisburger Philharmoniker (Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra), Spanish pianist Rosalía Gómez Lasheras performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor Concerto”. Conductor: Joseph Bastian. This performance was recorded in Dortmund in 2018.

Beethoven: Violin Concerto [Henryk Szeryng]

Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the great Polish violinist Henryk Szeryng performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Jorge Mester. This recording showcases Szeryng’s outstanding technical and expressive skills, making it a valuable rendition for enthusiasts of classical music and violin performances.