Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto [Hadelich, Dallas Symphony Orchestra]

Accompanied by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Italian-German-American Grammy-winning classical violinist Augustin Hadelich performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Conductor: Gemma New. Recorded live in Dallas on April 23, 2021.

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 [Malofeev, Altinoglu] and Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade [hr-Sinfonieorchester, Alain Altinoglu]

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), young Russian pianist Alexander Malofeev (b. 2001) performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30. In the second part of the concert, hr-Sinfonieorchester performs Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s famous symphonic suite Scheherazade, Op. 35. Conductor: Alain Altinoglu. Recorded at the Alte Oper Frankfurt on September …

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 “Pathétique” [Fortepiano: Petra Somlai]

Hungarian-born classical pianist Petra Somlai performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as the Sonata Pathétique. Recorded on November 5, 2016. Somlai plays a fortepiano built by Chris Maene in 2000, based on a fortepiano made by the famous 18th-19th century piano builder Gabriel Anton Walter (5 …

Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata [Petra Somlai, fortepiano]

Hungarian-born classical pianist Petra Somlai performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor on fortepiano. The piece is marked Quasi una fantasia, Op. 27, No. 2., and is popularly known as the Moonlight Sonata. Filmed on 2 June 2020 at Oud-Katholieke Parochie (Old Catholic Church), ‘t Huis te Poort, Schiedam, The Netherlands. …

Glenn Gould performs Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 “The Tempest”

Glenn Gould performs Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, also known as “The Tempest” (or Der Sturm in his native German). This performance was recorded in the Canadian classical music television series “Music For a Sunday Afternoon”, originally broadcast on March 19, 1967, marking 140 years after the composer’s …

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral) Bernard Haitink & Berlin Philharmonic

Conducted by the great Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink (4 March 1929 – 21 October 2021), the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the “Pastoral Symphony”. Recorded at the Festspielhaus Baden Baden, 2015. Published by the DW Classical Music channel.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Margarita Höhenrieder, Staatskapelle Dresden & Fabio Luisi)

Accompanied by the Staatskapelle Dresden, German classical pianist Margarita Höhenrieder performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15. Conductor: Fabio Luisi. Recorded in 2008 at the Philharmonie im Gasteig Munich.

Camille Thomas plays Una furtiva lagrima (from Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore)

Accompanied by the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, Franco-Belgian cellist Camille Thomas plays the tenor part of Una furtiva lagrima (English: A furtive tear), a romanza from act 2, scene 8 of Gaetano Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” (English: The Elixir of Love), an 1831 comic opera (melodramma giocoso) in two acts., on cello. Recorded at Le Musée des …