Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3 [Janine Jansen and Friends]

Janine Jansen (violin), Timothy Ridout (Viola), Daniel Blendulf (Cello), and Denis Kozhukhin (piano) perform Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60. This performance was recorded during the Opening concert of the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht (International Chamber Music Festival) on December 27, 2023, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.

Philippe Hirschhorn plays Sauret Cadenza [Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1]

Latvian virtuoso violinist Philippe Hirschhorn (11 June 1946, Riga – 26 November 1996, Brussels) plays the French violinist and composer Émile Sauret’s (22 May 1852 – 12 February 1920) famous cadenza for the first movement of Niccolò Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Orchestre National de Belgique conducted by René Defossez. Recorded during the Queen Elisabeth …

Manuel de Falla: Danse Espagnole [Galy, González-Buajasán]

French violinist Manon Galy and the Cuban-born French pianist Jorge González-Buajasán perform Manuel de Falla’s Danse Espagnole (Spanish Dance), originally the Dance from Falla’s 1913 opera La vida breve (Spanish Life is Short or The Brief Life), which was arranged for violin and piano by the Austrian-born American violinist and composer Friedrich “Fritz” Kreisler (February …

Dvořák: Terzetto [Kang, Chang, Grosz]

Clara-Jumi Kang (violin), Hana Chang (Violin), and Amihai Grosz (viola) perform Antonín Dvořák’s Terzetto in C major, Op. 74 (B. 148), a chamber work for two violins and viola, published in 1887. This performance was recorded during the Evening Concert of the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht on December 29, 2022, at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, …

Brahms: String Sextet No. 2 [International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht]

Boris Brovtsyn (violin), Clara-Jumi Kang (violin), Amihai Grosz (viola), Timothy Ridout (viola), Pablo Ferrández (cello), and Zvi Plesser (cello) perform Johannes Brahms’ String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Opus 36. This performance was the opening concert of the Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht (International Chamber Music Festival). Recorded on December 27, 2022, at the TivoliVredenburg …

2023 Nobel Prize Concert [Soloist: Julia Fischer]

This year’s Nobel Prize Concert brings together world-renowned conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and acclaimed violinist Julia Fischer, together with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. On 8 December, works by Boccherini, Brahms, and Ravel were performed on the Konserthuset Stockholm stage. The audience also heard a work by the exciting young American composer Gabriella Smith (b. 1991). …