Mozart – Symphony No. 25 (Bernstein, Wiener Philharmoniker)

Conducted by the American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist Leonard Bernstein, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183/173dB. Mozart composed this symphony in October 1773, when he was just 17 year-old.

Beethoven – Coral Phantasy (Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic, Francesch)

Conducted by Leonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker), Wiener Jeunesse Choir and the Uruguay-born Swiss pianist Homero Francesch as a soloist perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80; simply known as the “Choral Fantasy”.

Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Orozco-Estrada)

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”, a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein. Conductor: Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Recorded during an open-air concert at the Weseler shipyard, Frankfurt on August 17, 2016.

Mahler -Symphony No 4 (Leonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic)

Conducted by Leonard Bernstein, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major. Soprano: Edith Mathis.

Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue – Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic (1976)

American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist Leonard Bernstein performs George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Composed in 1924, the work is for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Bernstein also conducts the New York Philharmonic. Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1976.

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 4 (Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Bernstein)

Accompanied by the Wiener Philharmoniker (the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra), Polish classical pianist Krystian Zimerman performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.

Mahler – Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” (Bernstein, London Symphony Orchestra)

Conducted by Leonard Bernstein, the London Symphony Orchestra performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, known as the “Resurrection Symphony”. Edinburgh Festival Chorus with soloists – soprano: Sheila Armstrong, mezzo-soprano: Janet Baker. Edinburgh Festival, 1974.