Carmen (Bizet), Vienna Opera, 1978 (complete) [Obraztsova, Domingo]

One of the best versions of Georges Bizet’s famous opera Carmen, Vienna Opera, 1978. Carmen, the gypsy girl is played by Russian mezzo-soprano Elena Obraztsova and Don José, Corporal of Dragoons is played by Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber. Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli.

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto [Julia Fischer]

Accompanied by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the German violinist Julia Fischer plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung. Recorded during the Saint-Denis Festival on June 19, 2014. Encore: Sarabande, one of the Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique” [Myung-whun Chung]

Conducted by Myung-whun Chung, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra plays Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, also known as the Pathétique Symphony. Recorded on May 16, 2011, at the Korean Art Centre Concert Hall, Seoul Korea. It is the final completed symphony of the Russian composer, written between February and the end …

Lisitsa plays Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata

Valentina Lisitsa plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s The Piano Sonata No. 14 “Quasi Una Fantasia” Opus 27 No. 2, also known as the “Moonlight Sonata”. Completed in 1801 and dedicated in 1802 to his pupil, Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, it is one of Beethoven’s most popular compositions for the piano. It is named “The Moonlight Sonata” by …