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Argerich performs Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major

Accompanied by the Orchestre National de France, Argentine classical concert pianist Martha Argerich performs Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine. Live recording on October 5th, 2017 in the auditorium of Radio France (Paris).

The piece was composed between 1929 and 1931. It is in three movements and is heavily influenced by jazz, which the French composer had encountered on a concert tour of the United States in 1928.

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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.
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Schumann – Piano Concerto in A minor (Martha Argerich)

Accompanied by the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Argentine pianist Martha Argerich performs Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, a romantic concerto completed in 1845. Conductor: Antonio Pappano. Recorded live in Rome on November 19, 2012.
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Prokofiev – Piano Concerto No 1 (Argerich, Rabinovitch-Barakovsky)

Argentine classical pianist Martha Argerich performs Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, Op. 10 by Sergei Prokofiev, regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. Filmed at the La Roque d’Anthéron festival on July 29th, 2005. Conductor: Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky.
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Shostakovich – Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 (Argerich, Bell, Kraggerud, Bashmet and Maisky)

Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57, one of best-known chamber works of the Russian composer. Live recording from the Verbier Festival 2008, Switzerland. Martha Argerich: piano, Joshua Bell: 1st violin, Henning Kraggerud: 2nd violin, Yuri Bashmet: viola, Mischa Maisky: cello.
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