Beethoven – All Piano Concertos (1-5) – Murray Perahia

Accompanied by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the American concert pianist and conductor Murray Perahia performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s all piano concertos (1-5). Conductor: Neville Marriner.

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 3 (Mitsuko Uchida)

Accompanied by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Japanese naturalised-British classical pianist Mitsuko Uchida performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 4 (Mitsuko Uchida)

Accompanied by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Japan-born (naturalized in Britain) classical pianist Mitsuko Uchida performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58. Conductor: Mariss Jansons. Recorded during the BBC Proms 2013 in London.

Beethoven – Missa solemnis (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Wiener Singverein, Orozco-Estrada)

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) and the Wiener Singverein perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123. Soloists: Regine Hangler: soprano, Katrin Wundsam: Alto, Steve Davislim: Tenor, Hanno Müller-Brachmann: Bass. Recorded during the Rheingau Musik Festival 2016 at the Kloster Eberbach (Eberbach Abbey) on July 1st, 2016.

Beethoven – Choral Fantasy (Saito Kinen Orchestra, piano: Martha Argerich)

Conducted by Seiji Ozawa, the Saito Kinen Orchestra and Chorus perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80; simply known as the “Choral Fantasy”. Piano: Martha Argerich. Recorded in summer 2015.

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 […]

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 – Romance For Violin And Orchestra No. 1 (Renaud Capuçon)

Accompanied by the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra), French classical violinist Renaud Capuçon performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40; a composition for violin and orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur. Writen in 1802, it is one of two such compositions, the other being Romance No. 2 in F […]