Mozart: The Violin Concertos
- Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E, K261
- Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in B flat, K269
- Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C, K373
- Violin Concertos Nos. 1-5 (Complete)
Performed by Itzhak Perlman (violin), and the Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by James Levine
Scheduled for release on 3 October 2011.
This is a fine collection of music for violin and orchestra, performed by three amazing performers:
1. Itzhak Perlman has become a kind of icon with his legendary performances as a master violinist, and lately also as a conductor. His style, musical interpretations, and his devotion to teaching are exemplary.
2. James Levine is well known as an opera conductor, as well as a terrific leader of orchestral performances with the MET orchestra and the Boston symphony.
3. The Vienna Philharmonic is famous as a group of people who are dedicated to performance quality. They are recognized as outstanding performers of the classics and also of the music of Mahler and Bruckner.
Here is Itzhak Perlman playing and conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Mozart’s Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major K.261:
And now, Itzhak Perlman plays and conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Mozart’s Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C major K.373:
Hear it HERE.
Finally, here is the Tempo di Menuetto from Mozart’s Violin Concerto no. 5:
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