Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” (Vladimir Ashkenazy)

Accompanied by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor Concerto”. Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 1974.

Beethoven – Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”

Under the baton of the Dutch conductor and former violinist Bernard Haitink, who regarded as an authority on the music of Beethoven, the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 and the Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the Pastoral Symphony […]

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 (London)

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 […]