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Louise Farrenc

Overture No. 1 in E minor, Opus 23

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born in 1809 as the son of a banker and grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, whipped up a storm of enthusiasm, when only 17, with his incidental music for Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. With a performance…  more

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D minor, Opus 40

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven, born in December 1770 in Bonn into a musical family, attracted attention early in his life thanks to his outstanding musical talent. In 1792 the Prince Elector of Bonn sent him to Vienna to enable him to perfect his knowledge…  more

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 36

In comparison to his later symphonies, Lduwig van Beethoven´s Second Symphony impresses us today as quite straitlaced and classical. Against the background of what was happening at the time of its composition, however, this symphony, written in…


Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor

Pablo Heras-Casado enjoys an unusually varied and broad-ranging career, encompassing the great symphonic and operatic repertoire, historically informed performances, and contemporary scores. A musical character best reflected by the quality of the…  more

Alexander Melnikov, Piano

Alexander Melnikov graduated from the Moscow Conservatory under Lev Naumov. His most formative musical moments in Moscow include an early encounter with Svjatoslav Richter, who thereafter regularly invited him to festivals in Russia and France. He…  more