American violinist Joshua Bell and the German pianist Tobias Koch perform Maurice Ravel’s Tzigane, a rhapsodic composition for violin and piano (with optional luthéal attachment) by the French composer.
Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Mephisto Waltz No. 1, Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (The Dance in the Village Inn), the best-known of the Mephisto Waltzes (four waltzes composed by Franz Liszt in 1859-62, 1880-81, 1883 and 1885). Recorded during the 2011 Verbier Festival.
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.
Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Frédéric Chopin’s Ballade No. 4 in F minor Op. 52.