Accompanied by the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, German classical violinist and pianist Julia Fischer performs Antonín Dvořák’s Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 (B.108). Conductor: David Zinman. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2014. Encore: Paul Hindemith – Violin Sonata in G Minor, Op. 11 No. 6, the 3rd movement.
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra (Freiburger Barockorchester) and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform George Frideric Handel’s Celebration Marchs during the BBC Proms 2007. Soloists: Kate Royal (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor). Conductors: Gottfried von der Goltz and Rachel Podger.
Conducted by the American conductor and violinist Marin Alsop, the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) (São Paulo State Symphony) performs Dvořák, Copland, Tower, Villa-Lobos, Ginastera and Lobo at the BBC Proms 2012. Soloist: Nelson Freire (piano). Recorded on August 15, 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Accompanied by the Orchestre de Paris, the French classical pianist Hélène Grimaud plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach. Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in 2001 during the BBC Proms.
BBC Proms 2011, No. 10, “Spanish Night” (July 22). Compositions by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel and Manuel de Falla. BBC Philharmonic conducted by Juanjo Mena.
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a youth orchestra based in Seville, Spain, plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, also known as the “Choral”. Choir: National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2012.
Conducted by Bernard Haitink, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 in D major (H. 1/104). Recorded during the BBC Proms 2012 in London. Bernard Haitink. It is Haydn’s last symphony, and the last of the twelve so-called London Symphonies, and is known (somewhat arbitrarily, given the existence of eleven […]
Conducted by Valery Gergiev, the London Symphony Orchestra plays Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39, an Overture-Fantasy style orchestral work composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It is based on William Shakespeare’s play of the same name. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2007.
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60. Recorded during the BBC PROMS 2012.
BBC Proms “Bach Day”, 14th August 2010, Saturday. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, and The English Baroque Soloists at Cadogan Hall, London.