The Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219, often referred to by the nickname The Turkish, was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1775, premiering during the Christmas season that year in Salzburg.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart began his series of preserved piano concertos with four that he wrote at the age of 11, in Salzburg: K. 37 and 39–41. Although these works were long considered to be original, they are now known to be orchestrations of sonatas by various German virtuosi.
Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 was composed in 1775 in Salzburg. Mozart seemed to have originally composed it for himself to play, but after leaving the Salzburg Court Orchestra, he changed and updated the concerto for the successor of his position, Antonio Brunetti, to play.
Ludwig van Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56, more commonly known as the Triple Concerto, was composed in 1803 and later published in 1804 under Breitkopf & Härtel.
The Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Salzburg in 1775. Mozart was only 19 at the time.
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, was composed between the autumn of 1900 and April 1901. The second and third movements were first performed with Sergei …
Nicolo Paganini’s Violin Concerto No 2 in B minor, Op. 7, was composed in Italy in 1826. In his Second Concerto, Paganini holds back on the demonstration of virtuosity in favor of greater individuality in the melodic style.
Happy Birthday to Alfred Brendel (January 5, 1931), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (January 5, 1920 – June 12, 1995), Maurizio Pollini (January 5, 1942). Here are three videos featuring them playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Emperor.