Brahms: Double Concerto [Anne-Sophie Mutter, Maximilian Hornung]

Accompanied by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and the German cellist Maximilian Hornung perform Johannes Brahms’ Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, a concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.

Sibelius – Violin Concerto (Ray Chen)

Accompanied by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Taiwanese-Australian classical violinist Ray Chen performs Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius. Conductor: Kent Nagano. Recorded on March 26, 2015. In this video, Chen plays on the 1715 “Joachim” Stradivarius.

Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Yehudi Menuhin, 1962)

Accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra, widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century, Yehudi Menuhin performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61. Conductor: Sir Colin Davis. This 1962 filmed performance is a treasure of classical music, and was a specially recorded performance at BBC TV Center for …

Vivaldi: “Summer” from the Four Seasons [Trondheim Soloists, Mari Silje Samuelsen]

Accompanied by the Trondheim Soloists, a musical chamber ensemble of string players based in Trondheim, Norway, the Norwegian violinist Mari Silje Samuelsen performs “Summer” from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni). Artistic Director: Øyvind Gimse. Video by Tor Melgalvis. Camera: Kjetil Andersen, Jan Gunnar Martinsen, and Tor Melgalvis.

Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 [David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter]

Renowned Soviet classical musicians, violinist David Oistrakh and pianist Sviatoslav Richter, who are known for the depth of their interpretations, virtuoso technique, and vast repertoire, perform Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 (“Thun” or “Meistersinger”).

Bartók: Piano Quintet in C Major [Janine Jansen and Friends]

Janine Jansen and Friends perform Béla Bartók’s Piano Quintet in C Major during Jansen’s Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht. The performance was recorded at the TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht on June 26, 2015. Published by AVROTROS Klassiek.