Conducted by the British conductor Edward Gardner, hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) and Kirill Gerstein (piano) perform “The Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43”, a concertante (a mixture of the symphony and the concerto genres) work written for solo piano and symphony orchestra by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Recorded live at Alte Oper Frankfurt on […]
Marissa Carroll (mandolin) and Joel Woods (guitar) play Niccolò Paganini’s Sonata Concertata, a three-movement piece in A major, op.61 for guitar and violin. Here, the performers use mandolin instead of violin. Performed at the Ian Hanger Recital Hall at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, Australia in May 2011.
A guitar recital from the Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović. She plays Paganini, Bach, Ponce, Walton and Torroba. Enjoy.
A preeminent Soviet violinist of the 20th century, Leonid Kogan plays Niccolò Paganini’s “Nel cor più non mi sento“. It is actually a soprano aria from act 2 in Giovanni Paisiello’s 1788 opera L’amor contrastato, ossia La molinara, usually known as La molinara. Paganini is one of the composers who wrote variations based on Paisiello’s […]